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WeeStock is Coming on October 11th! Win Tickets!

I am so excited to announce that the 7th WeeStock Indie & Boutique Baby Show will be in Stony Plain this year! On Saturday, October 11 all Edmonton & Area moms will have the chance to shop for local, handmade, organic, fair trade, and boutique-quality baby gear all under one roof at WeeStock. This is […]

Meet the Ladies of Lovable Littles!

One of the most anticipated fall markets for “littles and the ones who love them” is coming up on Saturday September 27! There will be over 100 booths dedicated to all things family as well as an entire level of the venue with swap tables. I had the opportunity to interview the two Edmonton moms who […]

Five on a Friday: Fun Facts about Hottest Tot Products Event

Our 4th Annual Hottest Tot Products Event is almost here! The event takes place this coming Tuesday September 16th and we could not be more excited! Here are 5 fun facts about the event! 1) Products & Swag  Each person with a VIP or Elite ticket gets to pick a number between 1-40 and that […]

Five on a Friday: Last Chance for Summer in #YEG #StAlbert

I can feel it in the air, sadly summer is slipping through our hands as fast as that sand that you have all over your backseats collects. This week we explore my Top 5 Last Chance Summer Activities in #YEG and area. These were our favourite things that we experienced this summer that we can […]

How Does She Do It? Modern Mama’s Own, Lindsay MacDonald

We are so excited about our  feature How Does She Do It because we get to meet so many amazing Canadian moms! Every few months we’ll interview and feature a ‘Celebrity Mom’! In between we’ll feature ALL moms (You! Please apply here!) Now that you’ve seen how celebrity moms Robyn Hardy and Lorraine Pond from Bobs and Lolo do it, […]

Five on a Friday: Date Night this Weekend in #YEG

5 Great Date Ideas in #YEG for this weekend August 22-24!   While the hubby and I do get chance to go out child free with friends once and a while, it seems that we have a hard time carving out one on one date nights! This weekend grandma and grandpa are taking our little […]

How Does She Do It: Modern Mama’s Own Kimberly Ouelette

We are so excited about our newest feature How Does She Do It! Every few months we’ll interview and feature a ‘Celebrity Mom’! In between we’ll feature ALL moms (You! Please apply here!) Now that you’ve seen how celebrity moms Robyn Hardy and Lorraine Pond from Bobs and Lolo do it, we are thrilled to introduce […]

Five on a Friday

Welcome to Modern Mama St Albert & Edmonton North’s NEW Weekly Feature! Each Friday morning you will see my Five on a Friday blog post filled with 5 Fabulous local events, products, thoughts, crafts, sales… you name it! I would love to hear about what types of things YOU would like to see in Five on […]

Meet Your New Director!

Hello Mamas! I’m your new St Albert/Edmonton North Modern Mama Director! I am so excited and pleased to be a part of this awesome community as it combines many of my favorite things (family, mothering, friends, learning, lifestyle & social media) into one great position! Modern Mama has been active for years in St Albert […]

Who am I? I’m mommy!!

By: Amber Clouthier I think I’m suffering from a bit of an identity crisis.  Referring to myself as “mommy” in the third person for almost a year and a half might have something to do with it, although, I can’t say for certain. Ironically enough, what brought this to my attention wasn’t a moment of […]

5 Tips to Make Tummy Time Fun

By: Heather Van Mil Tummy Time Tips As many parents know, tummy time is a very important part of your baby’s development, but do you know why? As Leslie Farrar from Leap! Therapy for Kids explains, “Tummy time is extremely important for infants as it helps with many aspects of infant development.  Tummy time helps to […]

Keeping the Love Alive After Baby

By: Katherine Petrunia When you have kids it can be hard to find the time and energy to focus on your partner. Keeping the love alive is important and making time, even just a little, to focus on each other is too. Here’s some advice and suggestions for how to keep the romance in your […]

Just coping on Valentines Day, BUT I wouldn’t have it any other way.

A heart divided or just bigger? Valentine’s Day, like most holidays changes drastically as one gets older. In elementary school it was all about making those little card holders and getting cards from every person in the class while trying to see how many cinnamon hearts you could stand to have in your mouth at […]

G Day for Girls: A Modern Rite of Passage

The Arrival into Adolescence As a girl approaching puberty, G Day for Girls founder Madeleine Shaw wished for some form of acknowledgement of her arrival into adolescence. “I was really excited and curious about what was happening to me, and hoped that there might be some sort of recognition outside of my family that it […]

Pandora Unveils New Collection at Select Stores

Pandora, the ever popular charm bracelet spotted on the arms of moms everywhere unveils a brand new collection this week, sold only at select (Concept) stores.  The Essence collection features a more slender bracelet with a an entirely new selection of charms tapping into current trends for personal expression and emotional connection. Symbolizing meanings that […]

5000 Facebook Fan Celebration

It’s time to celebrate!  Our Facebook page has grown and grown this year and we want to CELEBRATE! So we reached out to a few of our favourite brands and they agreed, it was worth a major celebration … with fabulous GIVEAWAYS for YOU, our fabulous fans! Join us on Facebook every day where we […]

Fertility and Getting Pregnant Quickly As You Age

By: Dr. Unjali Malhotra I hope you had a chance to read my first post about fertility and the modern woman. The key really is to just know as much as you can and to take the whole process in stride.  Getting pregnant may or may not be easy for you – know the facts. […]

Fertility: 8 Canadian Statistics and 5 Common Infertility Causes

8 Canadian Fertility statistics and 5 reasons you may not be getting pregnant. by Dr Unjali Malhotra When we grew up we may or may not have taken sex education but realistically the impression was that teens needed to be informed clearly about the importance of responsible sexual health.  Well, now that we are all […]

3 Reasons Your Spouse Is Not the Babysitter

By: Daina Sparling We’ve all said it.  When asked who’s babysitting while you’re out for the night, the reply comes out easily …“my spouse”.  Seems harmless, right?  We expect our partners to be equals, but routinely fail to treat them as such.  And here are three reasons why. They know more about your kid than […]

3 Ways We Can Feel Beautiful as Mothers

By: Tairalyn Ciulla 1. FEATURE FOCUS We all have a feature, or features we love of ourselves, simply done. PLAY THEM UP! Base your outfits on this fabulous feature, and your steps taken will make that much more of an impact. A confident woman, is a beautiful woman, no matter what she wears. HOW TO: Stand in […]

Oct
11
Sat
10:00 AM WeeStock 2014 Indie & Boutique B... @ Pavilion @ Heritage Park in Stony Plain
WeeStock 2014 Indie & Boutique B... @ Pavilion @ Heritage Park in Stony Plain
Oct 11 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
WeeStock 2014 Indie & Boutique Baby Show @ Pavilion @ Heritage Park in Stony Plain | Stony Plain | Alberta | Canada
I am so excited to announce that the 7th WeeStock Indie & Boutique Baby Show will be in Stony Plain this year! On Saturday, October 11 all Edmonton & Area moms will have the chance[...]
Oct
16
Thu
10:00 AM Babywearing & Cloth Diaper Workshop @ Java Mama St Albert
Babywearing & Cloth Diaper Workshop @ Java Mama St Albert
Oct 16 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Babywearing & Cloth Diaper Workshop @ Java Mama St Albert | St. Albert | Alberta | Canada
If you are pregnant or the little bundle has already arrived you do not want to miss this! 2 experts, one morning & free play!   Expert One: Melissa Blythe, owner of One Posh Baby[...]
Oct
18
Sat
9:30 AM Kindermusik Class at Dominelli S... @ Dominelli School of Music
Kindermusik Class at Dominelli S... @ Dominelli School of Music
Oct 18 @ 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
Kindermusik Class at Dominelli School of Music @ Dominelli School of Music | Edmonton | Alberta | Canada
Join us for our October Free Monthly Mixer: Kindermusik’s Wiggle & Grow Class at Dominelli School of Music! This 45 minute class on October 18th is sure to get you & your little one(s) moving[...]
Oct
28
Tue
7:00 PM Mama Needs a Babysitter in St Al... @ Java Mama St Albert
Mama Needs a Babysitter in St Al... @ Java Mama St Albert
Oct 28 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Mama Needs a Babysitter in St Albert @ Java Mama St Albert  | St. Albert | Alberta | Canada
  Who doesn’t need an occasional babysitter? Whether you desperately need a night out, have a non child-friendly errand to run, meeting to attend or just need some ‘me time’ we’ve got you covered! Come[...]

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