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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 […]

3 Simple Steps for Celebrating Valentines’s Day After Kids

By: Heather Van Mil K-I-S-S: Keep it Simple, Sleepy! New parents and often inundated with advice; some of it helpful, most of it unwelcome, but rarely do ‘they’ talk about the big things. I mean the really important stuff – like Valentine’s Day. With ‘mommy-brain’ in full force it will be a minor miracle if you and […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 Tips for Introducing Solids with Baby

Growing a good eater By Carli Sussman Are good eaters born or made? While a baby’s individual personality plays a role in how well he accepts new foods, the evidence increasingly points to nurture over nature when it comes to your child’s future eating habits. Here are some ways to help give your baby the […]

Facebook Consignment Shopping in Edmonton

By Emily Fee Entering into the world of motherhood has opened my eyes to children’s fashion.  Every time I go shopping, I’m finding children’s clothing that would make any kid look like a NYC catwalk cutie.   The only thing is that those mini-hipster-like trends come with adult-like price tags. I thought I wouldn’t be able […]

The Woman’s Retreat & Gala

Join us at ‘The Woman’s Retreat & Gala‘ to get THE FULL PAMPERING EXPERIENCE! SATURDAY MAY 11, 2013 – DELTA EDMONTON SOUTH – 10AM-MIDNIGHT Are you looking for the Ultimate Girls Day (and night) Out?The Woman’s Retreat & Gala is where you need to be! Come spend a full day shopping and getting pampered at […]

Mama Blogs is back! Start or improve your blog and meet some great bloggers!

Guest post by Allison from Modern Mama St. Albert: Have you ever gathered inspiration from someone you have never met? I have. From bloggers, mama bloggers. Who specifically? Lori from Frugal Edmonton Mama Christina from The DIY Mommy Amanda from Natural Mommie These inspirational, creative, accomplished and successful Edmonton & area mama bloggers will be […]

Out and About St. Albert, January 24 – 27th

Lots of family activites to do in and around St. Albert including Morinville & North Edmonton this weekend! Get served by St. Albert Firefighters! Thursday, January 24th from 6 – 9 p.m. At East Side Mario’s, 615 St. Albert Trail All tips donated to Muscular Dystrophy Will Stroet Concert in Morinville Will Stroet is an […]

five things: discount style

This week’s five things is brought to you by my obsession for bags, shoes and jewellery.  I love the latest trinkets and cute ballet flats so I went in search of five sites that offer up just that, but on a dime, (and ship to Canada of course) and these made the cut … 1 […]

Whistler family recommendations

Whistler is an ideal family vacation destination.  With both summer and winter activities and a world-class reputation, it’s a real Canadian star. (If you’re looking for a romantic weekend, it’s also a fabulous choice.) Getting there: From Vancouver: 2hr drive on the Sea to Sky Highway From Edmonton or Calgary: 1.5hr Flight + 2hr drive […]

five things – recipes

For this week’s five things, I picked five recipes I want to try! I adore Pinterest. You all know that by now, I’ve been raving about it since I first discovered it a year ago. I’m not a foody, but you can’t help be swept up in the ‘I must try that‘ of Pinterest.  So […]

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