Edmonton Moms

Jacquie Duval: How One New Edmonton Mom is Finding Her Work-Life Balance

Yesterday, I cozied in with creative local Edmonton Mom, Jacquie Duval, at the Woodrack Cafe. She’s one of the gutsiest mamas I’ve met, and I love her story. Our meeting goal was to learn from each other — and drink lattes. We wanted to get to know each other and also draw on each other’s…

Mrs. Jones’ 2nd List of Local Edmonton Mom Bloggers | 2017

Fellow Mamas, here it is. My second (and just-as-fabulous) list of local Edmonton Mom Bloggers. Check them out, give them a follow, pick a fave. Last year, I published my first list of momma bloggers in Edmonton. Since then, I’ve found 18 more incredibly talented bloggers. These moms are not only sharing their own stories —…

Why the Terra Centre for Teen Parents is Incredible (+ Diaper Drive with LOVEPIZZA)

Can you imagine becoming a new mom in your teenage years? No way, I know. Yet, it’s a reality for some teens in Edmonton. These teen moms (and dads) often come from challenging life situations, are living in poverty and have little or no support. Their babies and toddlers are the most vulnerable in our city. That’s where the…

My Love Letter to the Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Dear Lois Hole Hospital for Women, I wanted to write you a love letter, because you deserve it. You specialize in many areas of women’s health, but the one I most deeply connect with is your outstanding work in perinatal health — labour and delivery and postpartum care. You are the only dedicated women’s hospital…

Tara Tremblett: Owner of the Only Baby-Friendly Salon and Spa in Edmonton

Mamas, if you’re in desperate need of a haircut, a manicure, pedicure or an hour massage, I have just the place for you. Pamper & Play is a full-service salon and spa in south Edmonton, with a twist: it offers babysitting.   You read that right — you can get your spa on, drink coffee, and eat chocolate…

3 Phone Numbers to Know if You’re a New Mom (in Edmonton or Alberta)

Becoming a first-time mom can be overwhelming. You’ve just had a baby (or two) so your life has changed in a big way. You will likely experience many new things — like fevers, illnesses, stress, and baby deciding to put something in his or her mouth. Not to worry — you are never alone. Alberta Health Services…

Adelle Burtic: Helping Mamas with Authentically Healing You + Giveaway

Anyone love those aromatherapy rollerballs? There’s a local mom in Edmonton that makes them — and more. Mamas, meet Adelle Burtic — full-time working toddler mom, with one on the way, and a master of all self-care trades. She’s just launched her own business, Authentically Healing You, based out of her home in St. Albert. She’s…

Carole Anne Devaney: the Good, Bad and the Ugly of Motherhood

If you’re a Global Edmonton fan, you’ll recognize Carole Anne. She is a well-known news anchor — and better yet –she’s a new mom! In this post, I get the pleasure of sharing her answers to eight of my burning questions. You’ll love what she had to say. In 2009, this French Canadian packed up…

Schoena & Tara: The Sisters Behind Yo Mama Maternity

One of the best part of blogging has been getting to know the people behind business that serve expectant and new mothers in Edmonton. I’d like to introduce Schoena and Tara, the sisters (in-law) behind Yo Mama Maternity. I love their vibe, their attitude and their hilarious motherhood postings on Facebook and Instagram. Both of these women have a…

The Roughleys: Their Secret To Snapping Perfect Family Photos {+ Giveaway}

Ever wonder how your friends get those effortless family photos? Shauna Roughley, local photographer and momma, is here to remind us that no photo session is effortless — that’s the reality with babies and kids. She is one half of the popular local Roughley Originals Photography duo. Shauna and husband Gareth are partners, working together on weddings, newborn,…