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10 DIY Lavender Bath and Body Recipes

| May 30, 2018 | 2 Comments
10 DIY Lavender Bath and Body Recipes

10 DIY Lavender Bath and Body Recipes When it comes to beauty products, lavender is one of the most popular fragrances to use. This isn’t just because lavender has a calming scent. Lavender has many beneficial properties. Lavender has the ability to reduce mental stress and anxiety, aid in treating insomnia, treat acne, relieves muscle […]

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5 Secret Ways to Get Rid of Period Cramps

| May 28, 2018 | 1 Comment
5 Secret Ways to Get Rid of Period Cramps

5 Secret Ways to Get Rid of Period Cramps If you’re one of those that dread that time of the month, and suffer from painful period cramps that literally make you unable to do anything for at least a couple of days, here’s some solid, actionable advice to make things better. While there may be […]

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5 Tips to Relieving Anxiety

| May 21, 2018 | 4 Comments
5 Tips to Relieving Anxiety

Did you know that up to 70 percent of adults in the Canada acknowledge that they experience bouts of anxiety on a frequent basis? The truth is that anxiety is a common experience for a significant number of people. Anxiety typically makes you feel like you are stuck and have no idea how to feel […]

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Dieting and Nutrition Tips to Ensure a Healthy Life for You and Your Kids

| April 12, 2018 | 4 Comments
Dieting and Nutrition Tips to Ensure a Healthy Life for You and Your Kids

Dieting and Nutrition Tips to Ensure a Healthy Life for You and Your Kids As mothers, we want what is best for our families as well as for ourselves. This includes making the right eating choices and helping our kids develop eating habits and proper nutrition which will benefit them as they enter adolescence, leave […]

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Which Diet Plan Is Best for You?

| April 9, 2018 | 14 Comments
Which Diet Plan Is Best for You?

Which Diet Plan Is Best for You? A new year has arrived and you made the resolution to lose some weight, but how? Often we make these resolutions without a clear plan in mind. It’s not enough to just say that you’re going to lose weight, you need to have a plan. Which diet plan […]

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Ottawa Senators Foundation Funds Support Program For Siblings Of Terminally-ill Children

| March 3, 2018 | 9 Comments
Ottawa Senators Foundation Funds Support Program For Siblings Of Terminally-ill Children

Ottawa Senators Foundation Funds Support Program For Siblings Of Terminally-ill Children On Friday March 9, the Ottawa Senators Foundation are hosting their annual telethon. A show dedicated to sharing stories about people and programs making a difference in our community. Meet the Leveque family.     Tay-Sachs disease may have left six-year-old Sam Leveque unable […]

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What is the Ketogenic Diet

| February 14, 2018 | 11 Comments
What is the Ketogenic Diet

What is the Ketogenic Diet? If you’re currently researching diet plan options, you’re probably already familiar with the popular ketogenic diet or “keto” diet. Scads of celebrities and well-known public figures seemingly swear by it, just like millions of other people. Here’s a little bit about it along with some of the benefits attached.   […]

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Valentine’s Day Whipped Sugar Scrub

| February 5, 2018 | 13 Comments
Valentine’s Day Whipped Sugar Scrub

Valentine’s Day Whipped Sugar Scrub Who doesn’t love Valentine’s Day? It’s a time for romance, love, and even pampering ourselves a bit. After all, we want to look our very best, don’t we? Of course, with Valentine’s Day falling in the middle of winter, that’s not always possible. The cold wind can leave our skin […]

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Five Easy Tips for Beating the Winter Blahs! #Bayer

| January 31, 2018 | 9 Comments
Five Easy Tips for Beating the Winter Blahs! #Bayer

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. With February just around the corner, and the excitement and buzz from the holiday season now long gone, it’s easy to start feeling the “Winter blahs” from our dreadful Canadian winters! All this snow, […]

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Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! #PowerUpWithTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/23

| January 26, 2018 | 418 Comments
Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! #PowerUpWithTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/23

Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! The beginning of a new year signals a fresh new start for many Canadians. Some people like to set goals to start eating better. Picking a protein that is versatile is key to making meal planning an easy task to perform for busy families. With […]

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A Simplified Approach to Achieving Your Fitness Goals

| January 15, 2018 | 12 Comments
A Simplified Approach to Achieving Your Fitness Goals

A Simplified Approach to Achieving Your Fitness Goals Here we are, 2013, a brand new year. A time when we reflect on the past year and think about what we want for the year ahead. Some of you may set New Year’s resolutions while others might have given up on that a long time ago. […]

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Dish Up Immune Health to Help Fight Cold and Flu Symptoms #LoblawsFluCrew #Fluless

| December 21, 2017 | 16 Comments
Dish Up Immune Health to Help Fight Cold and Flu Symptoms #LoblawsFluCrew #Fluless

Dish Up Immune Health to Help Fight Cold and Flu Symptoms   Meal time. It is a great way to get the gang around the table to catch up on each other’s day. It is also an amazing opportunity to introduce your family to different ingredients that contain nutrients that help lead to good overall […]

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5 Easy Tips to Stay Healthy & Active this Holiday Season #Bayer

| December 11, 2017 | 8 Comments
5 Easy Tips to Stay Healthy & Active this Holiday Season #Bayer

Disclaimer: This post was sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. If you’re anything like me, trying to stay healthy can seem like such a chore during the holiday season with temptations seemingly looming around every corner! It’s so difficult to resist those seasonal […]

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10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy

| November 15, 2017 | 16 Comments
10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy

      10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy Pregnancy can be very exciting – but for many women, it can also be stressful. Constant worrying can have an adverse effect on your health, and it can even cause behavioural issues and other problems for your baby after he or she arrives. While […]

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6 Signs You May Have a Thyroid Problem

| November 8, 2017 | 17 Comments
6 Signs You May Have a Thyroid Problem

    6 Signs You May Have a Thyroid Problem Everyone has a thyroid gland. It is a butterfly-shaped gland that is in the neck. Its main job is to produce hormones that are essential for brain activity and metabolism. While the symptoms of a thyroid problem may be vague, there are some signs that […]

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How to Train Yourself to Wake Up Early

| October 30, 2017 | 15 Comments
How to Train Yourself to Wake Up Early

    How to Train Yourself to Wake Up Early Genetically speaking, human beings are wired to get up as the sun rises, and to go to sleep as it sets beyond the horizon. However, because of a huge advancement in technology in just the last hundred and fifty years and of our modern, hectic […]

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Stay Ahead of the Cold & Flu Season #ChurchandDwight

| October 23, 2017 | 9 Comments
Stay Ahead of the Cold & Flu Season #ChurchandDwight

It’s that time of year again! The time for sweater weather, runny noses, chills, and sore throats… Wait, that isn’t the fun part of Fall! You’ve guessed it: with Fall also comes the start of the cold and flu season! Luckily, there are plenty of easy ways to protect you and your family. By following […]

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Drink up!..with Hidrate Spark! #Review

| October 23, 2017 | 4 Comments
Drink up!..with Hidrate Spark! #Review

      Drink up!..with Hidrate Spark!  I, like most people, did not drink as much water daily as suggested. The Hidrate Spark helped me to get on a better track to a more healthy lifestyle. This product and associated app (Hidrate Spark in your phones App Store) let you set a recommended daily intake based […]

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A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life

| October 9, 2017 | 19 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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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Let’s Break Out the Teal!

| September 14, 2017 | 10 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 | 20 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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Beat the Heat with the Raspberry Mint Iced Tea Recipe – Adult Version Included!

| June 16, 2017 | 37 Comments
Beat the Heat with the Raspberry Mint Iced Tea Recipe – Adult Version Included!

  Beat the Heat with the Raspberry Mint Iced Tea Recipe Mint is a popular herb which has several benefits including proper digestion and weight loss, relief from nausea, depression, fatigue and headache, treatment of asthma, memory loss, and skin care problems. It is a well known mouth and breath freshener that is scientifically known […]

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Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children

| June 9, 2017 | 13 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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Making Space Momma….Taking Care of Ourselves

| February 21, 2017 | 24 Comments
Making Space Momma….Taking Care of Ourselves

  One of the biggest challenges both my clients and I face is finding the time to take care of ourselves! We want to be fit, energetic, and confident in our own skin, but who has the time (and often the money)? Gyms, trainers, recovery, meal prep, grocery shopping, family-friendly meals, and actually cooking! It […]

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