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How Baby-Friendly is Fort Edmonton Park?

Big news! This weekend, Fort Edmonton Park is opening its doors for another season. From the historic buildings, to the fort walls, the train, the tipi, the old-fashioned candy, classic cars, carousel and all of the animals, Fort Edmonton Park is a top family destination in our city. It’s especially fun to explore for older kids….

Why Mrs. Jones Loved Walmart.ca’s Grocery Pick-Up | Service Review

This post is sponsored by Walmart Canada as part of the Walmart.ca Grocery Pickup program. In exchange for this post, I have received perks in the form of products and/or compensation. All opinions on this blog are my own. I tried out Walmart.ca’s Grocery Pickup Service last week — and was pleasantly surprised. This was…

Deanne Ferguson: Daring To Do Something Different With Box Social Event Planning

If you’re a new mom or dad, make sure you take your little ones to the free family events that Deanne Ferguson organizes in Edmonton. Deanne started Box Social Event Planning, a unique little company that hosts monthly, annual, and pop-up events for families with new babies, toddlers and young kids. She even plans free activities for adults, like…

Raising Baby in the ICE District: 3 Reasons To Love It and 3 To Loathe It

Do you associate ideal family living with the new ICE District in Edmonton? While most don’t, there are many families living comfortably in the core, including mine. We’re the Joneses. My husband, toddler and I live in the heart of downtown, two blocks away from Rogers Place and the developing entertainment hub that’s attracting attention…

What the Stork Forgot: Win a New Mom Care Package Worth Over $700

Are you a new momma in Edmonton? Expecting soon? Do you know one? I’m giving away an epic new mama care package, worth well over $700, to one local mom. It was made possible by collaborating with local mommy-minded businesses. I call it: What the Stork Forgot.  I first started dreaming of this giveaway when…

6 Free Social and Support Groups for New Moms (in Edmonton)

New moms need other moms. Period. Here is a list of free social and support groups that are perfect for you if you’ve just had a baby. Sure, it can be time-consuming to pack up baby (or babies), your own essentials, and get out the door — but give it a try. Don’t stress about being on…

Rogers Place: Baby’s Tour Through the New Downtown Arena

All of a sudden, Downtown Edmonton has come alive. Last night, my husband and I heard a lot more street chatter and noise than usual through our condo window. Bike engines roared. Laughter floated through the air. We knew the reason: Rogers Place had officially opened it’s doors. This morning, Baby Alex and I joined our…