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.

May All of Our Children Continue to Come Home to Us Safely

When I was in school my teachers used to tell me how lucky we were to live in Canada. I never understood why. Everything was just normal. Then I got older and saw what people go through in different parts of the world, and thought, wow. We really are lucky to be from North America, […]

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Save Money on Cleaning Products, And Save the Environment at the Same Time. Check Out This Alberta Company Making our Homes Safer

Environmentally friendly products are now popular than ever, and for good reason. Check out some info on Green Chemistry, and save money on your cleaning supplies from this local company from right here in Alberta. WHAT IS “GREEN CHEMISTRY”? Traditional solvents are often toxic or are chlorinated. Green solvents, on the other hand, are generally […]

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SOS Feature on iPhone – What You Need to Know, Right From EPS

I have seen so many posts sharing the above info – and tweeted the Edmonton City Police to confirm. This would be a wonderful and easy feature, especially if you are in a panic, have kids in the house, think someone is breaking in, if you are being followed, etc etc etc. But – so […]

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Dad Takes a 6 Minute Video of Kids Slipping on Ice, and it’s One of the Funniest Videos I’ve Seen

This video was posted on YouTube a couple of years ago, but I just came across it again – it is just as funny this time around as it was originally. Take 5 minutes to watch this if you want a good laugh! A dad picking his kids up at school noticed that kids kept […]

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Unique Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids

I was looking around (online, of course) for Valentines for my kids to bring to school with them, and found some super cute ones! Why didn’t they have these when I was little… to both hand out and to enjoy myself, haha! My girls both want the Fun Dip ones for their classes, but the […]

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Value Village is Selling Empty Water Bottles for $3.99 Now. Where Did the Deals Go?

Someone posted this photo of an empty water bottle on a local Facebook group I am part of – you heard right, empty – on the shelf at a local value village here in Edmonton, priced at $3.99. Wth? Value village has almost all of it’s items for sale DONATED to them, and the prices […]

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My Girls Got to Attend the Coolest Mermaid Swimming Party – Check Out the Details on AquaMermaid School!

My girls got to attend the coolest Mermaid swimming party this weekend. AquaMermaid School in Edmonton hosts parties for kids (and adults! Ladies, get your goggles ready) where skilled instructors teach the students how to swim in Mermaid tails (which they provide for their lessons!). My girls were looking forward to this for weeks, had […]

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Kylie Jenner’s Video to Her New Baby Girl is the Cutest Mom Video I’ve Ever Seen. Watch it Here

Whether you actively follow the Kardashians (or Jenners) or not, you probably hear things about the family here and there anyway. I am not an avid Kardashian watcher, but I of course heard about Kylie’s suspected secret pregnancy on the radio, etc. She welcomed a baby girl on February 1 and this video was released […]

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Giving Back After the Holiday Season

Sponsored advertising content. I’ve received compensation from MBNA for this sponsored post. As always, all opinions are my own It seems that during the holidays, the inclination to give to those that are less fortunate really grows. This is understandable, when we are showering our loved ones with gifts… But the reality is, donations are […]

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I See You Mamas, And You’re Not Alone

I see you mamas! The mamas who rise at 3am to clean house because it’s impossible when everyone is awake. (Even though she was up every hour to soothe the baby) The mamas who make sure backpacks and lunches are packed with the exact right things. The mamas who take an extra five in the […]

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