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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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Tips for Staying Motivated When On a Diet‏

| October 13, 2015 | 4 Comments
Tips for Staying Motivated When On a Diet‏

  So it seems these days that everyone is on a diet! Everyone is looking to get that perfect bikini bod! Sometimes it can be difficult to stay focused on a diet and you can find yourself falling off the wagon and cheating on your diet a bit more than you should. I know we […]

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4 of My Must-Have Travel Items

| October 5, 2015 | 15 Comments
4 of My Must-Have Travel Items

Whether it is a road trip or a flight off to a fun destination, I love to travel. I pack my bags and take off to begin memorable adventures. Though I tend to bring more items than I need to, there are certain things I always carry with me when I am away in order […]

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My Son is a Big Kid with Pull-Ups Learning Designs! #ByeByeDiapers

| October 2, 2015 | 11 Comments
My Son is a Big Kid with Pull-Ups Learning Designs! #ByeByeDiapers

  Check out this video of my son and I talking about our potty training experience!     This is our little guy.     Potty training our son has been such a rite of passage for him. He wants to do everything his big sister is doing, and he can’t wait to be done […]

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Give Kids a Good Start at School with Eye See…Eye Learn®!

| September 21, 2015 | 10 Comments
Give Kids a Good Start at School with Eye See…Eye Learn®!

  My daughter has just started junior kindergarten this year, and we had a checklist of the things we made sure she had before attending her first day of class. We scurried to make sure she had school supplies, clothes for class, a check-up with our family doctor and an eye exam with an Optometrists. […]

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Heal Cracked Heels with Footlogix Medical™

| September 16, 2015 | 11 Comments
Heal Cracked Heels with Footlogix Medical™

Dry feet and cracked heels has been an issue of mine for some time. Especially with all of the great weather we had this summer, I sometimes suffer from the skin on heels splitting and bleeding due to my feet being exposed to the sun. It has been some time since I have had softer, […]

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