Author: EdmontonMama

We’re a team of local moms, sharing our stories about raising children in Edmonton. Places to explore, tips to help local parents and things to see and do.

My Children Are More Than Five Years Apart, And I Wouldn’t Have it Any Other Way

Thank God for my older child. Some families have their kids really close together. I can see how that’s ideal. Get the baby stage over and done with. The kids will be in the same age group, which is great for play, similar interests on vacations, movie choices as they grow, less of a gap […]

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Attention Movie & TV lovers – You Won’t Know How You Ever Lived Without One of These

I think these boxes were out and available for quite some time before I came across them. Now, I can’t live without one. If you are a budgeting mom, you need to look into these. Cut the costs of your cable, movie purchases, etc. These are perfectly legal streaming devices that allow you to watch […]

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Calling all Mermaid Lovers, Big and Small! Mermaid Classes & Mermaid Gifts <3

The Mermaid frenzy is on! We found some adorable gift ideas for Mermaid lovers, for children and adults, and of course, have the info on the Mermaid classes being offered right here in Edmonton! Become a Mermaid Classes or memberships are open for registration on the Aqua Mermaid website. Available for adults or children, and […]

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We Can’t Stress This Point Enough – Mamas, Take Time For Yourself, You Deserve it!

We’ve all been there… reminiscing when we had friends, free time and interesting hobbies keeping us oh-so busy. Just then, your though bubble deflates when one of your children grabs onto your leg shouting “Mommy, Mommy, Mommy… she’s looking at me! Imagine there was an easy way to carve out some alone time for yourself– […]

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This Bullying Ad By Burger King is Something We All Need to See

Burger King is bringing attention to bullying, and what we as a society choose to do about it. In this viral video shown on YouTube, a group of kids are boastfully bullying one child, in the middle of Burger King, where other customers can clearly see and hear. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mnKPEsbTo9s Comically, in the back, there is […]

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Managing the Cold/Flu Season

It is getting to be that time of year. Everyone is sick, or so it seams. And it goes around the house for what seems like forever. One person starts to feel better, and another person starts to feel sick. It’s terrible. The worst is when the baby gets sick, though. They don’t understand what […]

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13 of the Cutest Toddler Halloween Costumes We Have Ever Seen

Halloween will be here before we know it! Haven’t thought of a costume idea for your little one yet? Here are some of the cutest costumes we have come across, there is still time to order online if that’s how you like to shop: Unicorn Costume – Older kids love unicorns, babies can sport the trend, […]

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Jennifer Garner’s Instagram Selfie after a YES DAY is Me Every Morning

This selfie Jennifer Garner took this week is how I feel pretty much daily. So is her emphasis on the need for coffee. But her reason behind her super-tired looking post on her Instagram account is actually super cute, and definitely very brave. “You’ll never need coffee more than the day after “Yes Day!”” she […]

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Ladies – Treat yourself before the Holidays are here and everything is chaos!

It’s the same thing every year, Christmas is an amazing time to give, especially to our family members, because of the surprise and joy they bring. Some of us are even lucky enough to get spoiled back by our loved ones! But, a lot of times, the holidays also come with stress, being rushed, anxiety, […]

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Teacher’s Experiment Showing Students the Importance of Hand Washing – Gross but Cool

A North Carolina Teacher conducted an experiment with her students in her classroom to show the importance of hand washing, and how germs spread. This is genius. She took three pieces of bread, and three sandwich bags. In one, she put a piece of bread into the bag while wearing gloves. (Controlled). In another, she […]

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