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Valentine’s Day Snack Board & Other Fun Ways to Feed the Family

By |2020-02-01T02:35:41+00:00February 1st, 2020|Lifestyle|

Snack boards - I love them! They are an excellent idea for after school and for after naps - especially when your little one starts to skip naps! I know a few families who are planning on making these boards for the Super Bowl. Getting Creative I have been following a few people on Instagram [...]

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Super Simple Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe

By |2019-12-16T04:04:21+00:00December 16th, 2019|Lifestyle|

Tis the season for get togethers and treats. Last December I saw Ilona Burkot, paediatric registered dietitian, post a story about chocolate bark that she was making and I quickly responded to request the recipe. Well, as life happens, I didn't have a chance to make it last year. Here we are, the week before [...]

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February is Heart Month: Symptoms of a Heart Attack for Women

By |2019-03-01T03:25:19+00:00March 1st, 2019|Lifestyle|

February is heart month, so I am going to share a story with you. Last week I woke up in a lot of discomfort. I tried to work through it but ultimately decided to go to the doctor’s office to check things out. The doctor immediately sent me to the hospital’s emergency department with a [...]

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Why You Should Drink Water & 3 Recipes to Change Up The Taste

By |2018-10-01T03:05:50+00:00October 1st, 2018|Lifestyle|

We hear it all the time “make sure you are drinking enough water”, “increase your water intake”, “stay hydrated”. Dehydration can have a negative impact on our health during the day, but it can also impact your sleep. People who are moderately dehydrated can have a harder time falling and staying asleep. The National Sleep [...]

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All of Your Child Related Probiotic Questions Answered

By |2018-07-12T02:22:47+00:00July 5th, 2018|Lifestyle|

Probiotics. I have taken them in the past; my pharmacist always suggested them when I was on antibiotics. It wasn’t until I had kids that I started to learn that they aren’t only for use while on antibiotics. Questions about probiotics come up with my clients often so I  reached out to Dr Lisa Knapper, [...]

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Eat Better, Sleep Better: Foods to Avoid & Foods That Can Help with Sleep

By |2018-05-27T17:31:58+00:00January 26th, 2017|Lifestyle|

A common myth is that if you feed your baby cereal or pablum before bed, it will help them sleep better. This isn’t true, in fact, sometimes it can cause a bit of a restless sleep because their tummies are too full. So what about adults? Are there foods that we should avoid or are [...]

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How to Save Money on your Hydro Bill While Sleeping

By |2018-05-27T17:33:10+00:00November 2nd, 2016|Lifestyle|

On November 1st, the time of use rates change for all of Halton.  Here are 3 tips for saving money while you sleep and getting the most out of the off peak rates.   Use a programmable thermostat: Using a programmable thermostat can really help with decreasing your bill. Be sure to set it to drop the [...]

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Declutter Your Kid’s Room & Help Them Sleep Better

By |2018-05-27T17:38:38+00:00April 18th, 2016|Lifestyle|

When we talk about sleep, we often talk about setting up your sleep environment for positive sleep. Things like reducing light and noise are top on our list – but so is clutter. A cluttered space can make you feel restless and anxious. You can’t find things, you trip on things getting into bed – [...]

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What Will the Easter Bunny Bring?

By |2018-05-27T17:37:22+00:00March 24th, 2016|Lifestyle|

When we were little we would wake up on Easter Sunday, have an Easter egg hunt and once we were done we would search for our basket full of goodies.  I can smell Spring when I think about those mornings… I can also smell the soft rubber skipping rope – in pink or orange (I [...]

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Guest Post – Essential Oils

By |2018-05-27T17:39:03+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Lifestyle|

I have had a few mamas ask me about essential oils and what I think about them.  I am just learning about them, so I turned to Jessica for some input.  Here she shares some of her knowledge, tips and blends with us..... Essential Oils to Support Babies and Families I didn’t discover the amazingness that [...]

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