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Pump Up Your Allergy Relief Contest with Nasacort Allergy 24HR!

| June 13, 2016 | 3 Comments
Pump Up Your Allergy Relief Contest with Nasacort Allergy 24HR!

Allergy season is in full bloom! Did you know that nearly one quarter of all Canadians suffer from allergic rhinitis? This statistic certainly does not surprise me as, unfortunately, I am one of those people with bad sinus congestion that inflame my sinus cavity up to my forehead, thus giving me painful headaches.  Nasacort Allergy 24HR is a powerful anti-inflammatory available […]

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12 Tips to Improve Your Sleep and Prevent Adrenal Fatigue

12 Tips to Improve Your Sleep and Prevent Adrenal Fatigue

What is stress? Any life change, whether positive or negative is a stress on the body.  The adrenal glands which sit on top of the kidneys pump out cortisol, also known as adrenaline, in response to stress. Normally cortisol is higher in the morning and lower at night.  It peaks in response to stress to […]

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Your Whole World Is On Your Shoulders

| May 31, 2016 | 6 Comments
Your Whole World Is On Your Shoulders

  Your Whole World is on Your Shoulders Now that your little one is born, you’re learning what putting baby first means to your body. While prioritizing your child is normal, taking care of your health is equally important. Let’s face it – lifting an infant several times a day is hard work, and can […]

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PANDAS : My Son’s Healing Journey – Part II

| April 4, 2016 | 8 Comments
PANDAS : My Son’s Healing Journey – Part II

  PANDAS : My Son’s Healing Journey – Part II In my last article, I shared with you a very personal story regarding my son’s health. He was diagnosed with PANDAS, which is a temporary problem caused by inflammation in the basal ganglia of the brain.  This inflammation is triggered by an infection, such as […]

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Fitting Oral Health into Our Family’s Daily Routine

| April 4, 2016 | 4 Comments
Fitting Oral Health into Our Family’s Daily Routine

Did you know that April is Oral Health Month in Ontario? It is great that there is a month dedicated to bringing awareness to the health of our mouths, gums and teeth, this action is really important to do all year-round! My family tries to stay on top of our twice daily brushing and flossing […]

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Cracking the Case on Nutrition Facts

| March 29, 2016 | 7 Comments
Cracking the Case on Nutrition Facts

As a parent, I am concerned with a lot of aspects where my children are concerned. One area my other half and I try to be aware of is what our kids eat. We buy a good amount of healthy food, but can you always trust a pretty label? The Nutrition Facts Education Campaign is […]

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Why Are You Still Crunching?

| March 28, 2016 | 11 Comments
Why Are You Still Crunching?

  Why Are You Still Crunching? To be honest, I’m a little surprised that we’re all still crunching in classes, in gyms, on TV, in magazines… a lot. I thought that we would be moving towards more functional, effective core exercises by now but the overload of abdominal crunching in addition to the increased number […]

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Relieve Coughs and Colds Naturally with Boiron ~ Giveaway CAN 03/11

| February 11, 2016 | 82 Comments
Relieve Coughs and Colds Naturally with Boiron ~ Giveaway CAN 03/11

Coughs and colds have become the norm in our household since out younger daughter started school this year. It seems as though someone has been sick every week since September. We were getting tired of constantly being sick and endless doctor’s visit.     That is why I was really happy to have the chance […]

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PANDAS: My Son’s Healing Journey

| February 8, 2016 | 6 Comments
PANDAS:  My Son’s Healing Journey

The story I am about to share with you is a very personal one, since it is about my eldest son’s long journey towards well-being.  As a mother who spent years trying to figure out how to help her child, my intention is to help, guide and maybe even inspire other parents who are currently going through a difficult time regarding their […]

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Home Products that Make the Air Toxic ~ uHoo Giveaway

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Home Products that Make the Air Toxic ~ uHoo Giveaway

It is pretty easy for us to be swayed by advertisements of various products, particularly those used to clean our homes or make our homes smell clean. Little do we know that these same products, though they clean our home, bring along chemicals that affect our health. Children and people with asthma or allergies are […]

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Check Out the A-Peel of Arctic® Apples!

| January 28, 2016 | 8 Comments
Check Out the A-Peel of Arctic® Apples!

Arctic® Apples Apples. They are one of the most popular fruits of the bunch. They are also a delicate fruit, bruising if they are not handled carefully. Technology is advanced enough now that it can prevent this process from happening. I had the opportunity to hear Neal Carter, president of Arctic® Apples share how they […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: Small Steps with Big Results!

| January 27, 2016 | 4 Comments
New Year’s Resolutions: Small Steps with Big Results!

    New Year’s Resolutions: Small Steps with Big Results! Every new year, I take the same 2 resolutions to be more physically active and eat healthier. They are not always easy to keep, as my daily routine of sitting at a desk and typing does not get me moving too much, and working from home […]

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Cottage Cheese Gets Updated with Gay Lea’s Nordica Smooth! #‎OneTinyTaste‬

| January 22, 2016 | 6 Comments
Cottage Cheese Gets Updated with Gay Lea’s Nordica Smooth! #‎OneTinyTaste‬

Trying to eat a little healthier in 2016? That is one of my goals for the New Year, and I am on the look-out for new foods and dishes to make passing up on the junk food easier. I am really keen on finding a tasty snack that will help to tide me over between […]

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Xenoestrogens, What Are They And Why Should I Avoid Them?

Xenoestrogens, What Are They And Why Should I Avoid Them?

    Xeno-what?! Xenoestrogens are chemicals that imitate estrogen and act like estrogen in your body, negatively impacting your hormone balance.  Health conditions associated with excessive xenoestrogens in the body include PMS symptoms, fibroids, endometriosis, breast cancer, early puberty, ovarian cysts, migraines and weight gain. Probably the most famous xenoestrogen is BPA, the bisphenol-A found […]

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5 Keys To Our Ever Changing Diet

| January 11, 2016 | 8 Comments
5 Keys To Our Ever Changing Diet

  Motherhood has its rewards and challenges and often guides us into unchartered territories. As a mother myself, I have been led into the world of alternative medicine and holistic practices. Having 2 young boys with food allergies, hypoglycemia and gut inflammation, food plays a star role in my household, which is the main reason […]

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4 Tips to Help Become More Confident in 2016! #Underwareness

| January 4, 2016 | 10 Comments
4 Tips to Help Become More Confident in 2016! #Underwareness

Hooray! The new year is here! It is a time of year when people look towards the possibilities of what can be achieved in their lives. Some look to improve themselves physically or financially, while others look inward to try to be a better version of themselves. Confidence is a trait we all have, but […]

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Why I am ‘Running’ into the New Year

| December 28, 2015 | 4 Comments
Why I am ‘Running’ into the New Year

It’s that time of year again – people start thinking about what they can improve on in the New Year; and even before the holiday baked goods hit the table, health and fitness are usually top of mind. As a good friend of mine coined, I have been “r-alking” (run-walking) for a couple of years […]

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Stay Merry This Holiday Season with Nauzene® Chewables! #‎NAUZENEWIN‬ #Giveaway

| December 3, 2015 | 17 Comments
Stay Merry This Holiday Season with Nauzene® Chewables! #‎NAUZENEWIN‬ #Giveaway

Food. It is a popular part of the holiday season. Not only are we whipping together and eating our favourite treats, but we are also enjoying delicious dishes at parties at the homes of family and friends. Sometimes, it is hard to say no to the delectable delights put in front of us. Times like […]

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Have Multi-Purposed Fun with Chewigem™ – Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

| December 1, 2015 | 12 Comments
Have Multi-Purposed Fun with Chewigem™ – Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

My kids like fun toys and products that they can use that safe and can help solve a problem. It is also great to have products that are multi-purposed, so they can be used in more than one way around our home. That is why I was happy to review products from Chewigem™. I received […]

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Let Kids Relax and Imagine with The Bodhi Tree and Stacey – Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/20

| November 16, 2015 | 16 Comments
Let Kids Relax and Imagine with The Bodhi Tree and Stacey – Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/20

My kids can be, well, a bit rambunctious. They like to get outside and run around, exploring the world in front of them. They are also captivated by all of the sights and sounds around them when they are out and about at school or when running errands with me. Since they are 4 and […]

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4 Tips To Look Fabulous While Being Discreet

| November 12, 2015 | 6 Comments
4 Tips To Look Fabulous While Being Discreet

Fashion. For some people, it can be a daunting subject because it is subjective and changes very rapidly. Some people feel as though they need to keep up every trend, and that is not the case. Not every trend will work for everyone. Sometimes, looking fabulous is not about having the designer labels, but is […]

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Yummy Gummies to Boost the Immune System ~ Recipe

| November 9, 2015 | 9 Comments
Yummy Gummies to Boost the Immune System ~ Recipe

    The flu season is in full effect!  Since this condition is highly contagious, prevention is key.  Including Elderberries daily is an effective way to help boost the immune system in order to keep the flu bug out of your family household.  If symptoms arise, have the whole family double the dose of Elderberry […]

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4 Tips for Drinking More Water‏

| October 20, 2015 | 6 Comments
4 Tips for Drinking More Water‏

    Okay so drinking water is extremely essential to living a healthy lifestyle and is usually a big reason why you may not be losing weight when you are trying. Water is what helps to flush out your system and helps you to get toxins out of your body. It is recommended for optimal […]

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5 Tips for Working-Out with Confidence

| October 16, 2015 | 9 Comments
5 Tips for Working-Out with Confidence

  For most people, working out is a hard habit to start. It is a commitment you have to make to yourself to do, and it can be a tough one to maintain. For some people, not working out has to do with a lack of confidence. I wanted to share some tips to help […]

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