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Six Tips for Symptom Relief this Cold and Flu Season #Printable #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/24

| October 18, 2017 | 11 Comments
Six Tips for Symptom Relief this Cold and Flu Season #Printable #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/24

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.     Ah, Fall! Truly the perfect season for bundling up in sweaters, cozying up by the fireplace as a perfect escape from the cold, picking pumpkins and/or apples at your local farm, and…..achooooo! […]

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A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life

| October 9, 2017 | 10 Comments
A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life

A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life     So, how do we care for our whole selves when, as mothers, we lead busy, other-focused lives? We start, little by little, weaving true sweetness into our days. We choose to honour all the parts of ourselves with small tokens of acknowledgment. And the beautiful thing is, […]

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Six Tips for a Better Sleep #ChurchAndDwight

| September 29, 2017 | 7 Comments
Six Tips for a Better Sleep #ChurchAndDwight

  It can certainly be a challenge to get a full night of quality sleep! Whether you’re studying late or stressing out to finish an assignment as a student, consoling your littles ones as a parent, or simply feeling restless — we’ve all had our share of long nights and even longer days trying to […]

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Let’s Break Out the Teal!

| September 14, 2017 | 8 Comments
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Let’s Break Out the Teal!

    Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Let’s Break Out the Teal! It’s September again. School is starting back up for the kids. Cooler temperatures are on the horizon. And women all across Canada and the United States are breaking out their teal to support Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month! This year while we don our supportive […]

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6 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginseng

| August 23, 2017 | 14 Comments
6 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginseng

    6 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginseng Whether you prefer Asian, American or Canadian ginseng, using it as part of your health regimen is beneficial to both your mind and body. These are just a few of the great health benefits of ginseng.             Helps Manage Diabetes Ginseng has been shown to lower fasting […]

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Tricks to Get Your Child to Sleep Faster and Better

| August 3, 2017 | 6 Comments
Tricks to Get Your Child to Sleep Faster and Better

    Tricks to Get Your Child to Sleep Faster and Better Bedtime, that precious part of the day that parents live for. While we enjoy our little people and their busy lives we also need a few moments of peace before we got to bed at night too. So what can you do when […]

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Tips for a Healthy Superhero Dad Lifestyle

| June 13, 2017 | 14 Comments
Tips for a Healthy Superhero Dad Lifestyle

  This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.   When it comes to being a kid at heart, nobody does it better than Dads! They’re always fun, always willing to be ridiculous, and the best to play around with! Their big […]

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Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children

| June 9, 2017 | 10 Comments
Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children

  Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children       Did you know that children are being marketed to on a daily basis? This is especially true when it comes to the food they consume.  We all want what’s best for our children—especially when it comes to their health and nutrition. […]

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Five tips for a Symptom-Free Allergy Season!

| May 18, 2017 | 10 Comments
Five tips for a Symptom-Free Allergy Season!

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.         Ah, Spring! It is undoubtedly worth celebrating in Canada after the end of yet another treacherous and horrid winter! T’is the season for blooming colourful flowers, greener yards, a brighter […]

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Setting Personal Boundaries

| May 10, 2017 | 20 Comments
Setting Personal Boundaries

Setting Personal Boundaries Within the context of my practice, many of my clients often have issues regarding personal boundaries and responsibility to others.  We are seeing more and more social media and reality shows which often encourages and entice people in accepting all sorts of behaviours from others.  I have personally seen this constant type […]

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Five Foolproof Steps for New Moms Looking to Lose Their Baby Weight

| April 28, 2017 | 4 Comments
Five Foolproof Steps for New Moms Looking to Lose Their Baby Weight

    Whether you miss your old beach body prior to giving birth or you’re struggling to get back into a fitness routine now that you’ve taken up the role of full-time mom, you’re certainly not alone. Between the stress of childbirth and the fact that fitness inevitably takes a backseat to quality time with […]

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How Stress Can Show Up In Your Life  

| March 16, 2017 | 21 Comments
How Stress Can Show Up In Your Life   

Let’s face it, our mommy lives can get pretty darn hectic, which can make us quite stressed out. Some amounts of stress can be healthy, but when we are stressed out for long periods of time, our body will start showing signs that we need to slow down, take a deep breath (or two) and […]

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February is Heart Month!

| February 14, 2017 | 10 Comments
February is Heart Month!

  Disclaimer: Ottawa Mommy Club has partnered with Bayer Canada in order to share this article with you!.   FEBRUARY IS HEART MONTH! Whenever the month of February comes to mind, it’s easy to associate it as the month of looooove. Stores everywhere are filled with sweet decorations, cupids, plush bears saying “I love you”, and […]

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Ways to Stay Fit, Trim, and Healthy Over the Winter

| November 7, 2016 | 22 Comments
Ways to Stay Fit, Trim, and Healthy Over the Winter

  Ways to Stay Fit, Trim, and Healthy Over the Winter Fit, Trim, and Healthy. Though these three concepts are commonly related, they do not all describe the same experience. Those who are healthy are not always fit or trim. Those who are trim are not always healthy. Not all of us want to be […]

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4 Tips to Help Manage Menopause #AchieveComfort

| October 26, 2016 | 9 Comments
4 Tips to Help Manage Menopause #AchieveComfort

Menopause. It is a transition women go through that signals change in our lives. Some of its symptoms are more unbearable than others. Need a few ways to help get through this time of your life? Here are four tips that will help you manage menopause. Working it out     Keeping your body physically […]

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat Anything

| October 18, 2016 | 18 Comments
How to Get Your Kids to Eat Anything

  How to Get Your Kids to Eat Anything   As a parent, we want the best for our children and that includes making sure they are eating a well balanced, whole food diet. Our children deserve to be as healthy and nourished as possible (as do we)! But what do you do when your […]

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Feel More at Home with Dyson! #Contest #DysonHumidifier ~ CAN 10/28

| September 29, 2016 | 174 Comments
Feel More at Home with Dyson! #Contest #DysonHumidifier ~ CAN 10/28

THE CONTEST HAS NOW ENDED! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT HAS PARTICIPATED!   Fall is here, and the temperature is beginning to drop. Soon, we will be turning on the heat to keep is warm cozy and at home. This creates dry air that can cause issues such as dehydrating skin and increase the chance […]

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4 Fabulous Benefits of Owning a Dyson Humidifier! #DysonHumidifier

| September 21, 2016 | 13 Comments
4 Fabulous Benefits of Owning a Dyson Humidifier! #DysonHumidifier

The dog days of summer have passed us, ushering in cooler days with dryer air for us to experience. The cold and flu season is also on its way. Now that all three of my kids are in school, there is the chance that more sick days will be had in or home. For days […]

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Self-Awareness = Happiness

| September 20, 2016 | 14 Comments
Self-Awareness = Happiness

  As my children are growing, so am I.  Feeling that what I am doing has a real purpose and meaning that matters to me makes a huge difference in my life. It makes getting up each day the most exciting thing in the world. Forget trying to force myself to work hard, it becomes more important to remind myself to […]

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See How to #BecomeAFriend with Dementia Friends Canada

| September 19, 2016 | 10 Comments
See How to #BecomeAFriend with Dementia Friends Canada

    Were you aware that three out of four people know someone living with dementia? I was one of them. I say this because someone close to me had lived with this condition and is no longer with my family. This very special person was my grandfather. I have so many fond memories of […]

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3 Green Summer Thickies Recipes

| August 2, 2016 | 20 Comments
3 Green Summer Thickies Recipes

Sometimes it can be hard squeezing in enough fruit and veggies into our kids’ diet; particularly the green stuff! This makes green thickies a great way to sneak a load of nutrients into their diet (and ours). Green Thickies are a healthy drink alternative for busy parents.  They are a complete healthy meal drink including your daily […]

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4 Summertime Essentials with Boiron Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/22

| July 21, 2016 | 70 Comments
4 Summertime Essentials with Boiron Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/22

Summer is the time of the year when you and your family want to spend as much time as possible getting outside and exploring what the outdoors has to offer. My family is no exception. Whether we are in our backyard or we are on the road, there could be times when the unexpected happens. […]

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Get Healthy Eating Advice from a Loblaws Dietitian!

| July 18, 2016 | 13 Comments
Get Healthy Eating Advice from a Loblaws Dietitian!

Eating healthier is a goal many Canadians, like me, are trying to achieve. The problem: there is so much information being given about what you should and should not be eating that it can become confusing and frustrating to figure out what advice to follow. I was really happy when I was asked to see […]

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If Your Child Is Showing Symptoms of ADHD, There Is Help Out There!

| July 5, 2016 | 4 Comments
If Your Child Is Showing Symptoms of ADHD, There Is Help Out There!

ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders related to children. It is often initially diagnosed in childhood but can also last into adulthood. In general, a child should not be diagnosed with ADHD unless the core symptoms associated with the disorder reveal themselves early in life (usually before the […]

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