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Essential Oils for Headaches or Migraines

| May 29, 2019 | 9 Comments
Essential Oils for Headaches or Migraines

Essential Oils for Headaches or Migraines Few things can get you down quite like a headache or a migraine. It can ruin your entire day. Some people are prone to getting them more often and if you fall into this camp, you might feel like you’ve already tried everything to treat or prevent your headaches […]

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How to Work on Your Mental Health in 2019

| May 28, 2019 | 11 Comments
How to Work on Your Mental Health in 2019

How to Work on Your Mental Health in 2019 Mental health illnesses such as anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder are increasingly common nowadays, especially amongst teens and young adults. Many believe factors such as social media, student loan debt, stress, lack of exercise, and decreased exposure to sunlight are attributed to this upsurge in mental […]

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Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Mothers

| May 21, 2019 | 3 Comments
Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Mothers

Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Mothers Did you know that essential oils can be used for breastfeeding mothers? While it’s always very important to be cautious of what you use or ingest while breastfeeding, there are some benefits to essential oils when used correctly during pregnancy and breastfeeding. While essential oils have many useful applications it […]

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Essential Oils to Use for Babies

| May 15, 2019 | 5 Comments
Essential Oils to Use for Babies

Essential Oils to Use for Babies Essential oils can also be used on babies in a variety of ways, so long as you are applying them correctly! There are many health benefits of using essential oils; however, there are also safety measures to consider. Some oils can irritate skin; others may not be suitable for […]

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Sleep-Deprived Mom? 5 Genius Sleep Hacks for the Tired Mom

| May 13, 2019 | 6 Comments
Sleep-Deprived Mom? 5 Genius Sleep Hacks for the Tired Mom

Sleep-Deprived Mom? 5 Genius Sleep Hacks for the Tired Mom Sleep deprivation seems like a standard feature of motherhood. Whether it’s your newborn waking up every hour, or your preschooler keeps having nightmares, or it’s your teenager thumping up the stairs late after curfew, sleep doesn’t seem to come easy to mothers regardless of their […]

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How to Use Essential Oils: Basic Guide

| May 7, 2019 | 10 Comments
How to Use Essential Oils: Basic Guide

How to Use Essential Oils: Basic Guide Have you been hearing about essential oils everywhere and hoping to get in on the action? Are you not sure where to start on using them for yourself? If you’ve been wondering how to use them, you’re in luck. We’re going to cover some of the basics now. […]

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7 Signs Your Kid Has a Nutritional Deficiency

| April 22, 2019 | 13 Comments
7 Signs Your Kid Has a Nutritional Deficiency

7 Signs Your Kid Has a Nutritional Deficiency Growing children needs the best of foods to fulfill their nutritional requirements, and even if your kid isn’t a picky eater, you need to take steps to make sure he gets all the nutrients and minerals that he needs. So how exactly do you know you’re going […]

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7 Ways to Actually Stick to Your Workout

| January 21, 2019 | 14 Comments
7 Ways to Actually Stick to Your Workout

7 Ways to Actually Stick to Your Workout So you’re motivated to start with your workout routine. That’s great- you took the first step, but what next? A lot of people who start with a workout routine barely stick to it till the end, and there are several reasons why that could happen. To make […]

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Should I Use Mouth Wash or Not?

| December 24, 2018 | 9 Comments
Should I Use Mouth Wash or Not?

Should I Use Mouth Wash or Not? Mouth wash is an oral rinse with antiseptic properties that when swished around and gargled in the mouth provides extra cleaning action. Whether it contains alcohol or not, it should not be swallowed – only moved around for several seconds and then spit back out again. It’s meant […]

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Winter Care

| December 20, 2018 | 8 Comments
Winter Care

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. Winter Care It’s the most wonderful time of the year…until your nose becomes congested, your lips are chapping, and your skin is unbearably dry. With the beauty that comes with the holiday season, winter […]

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How to Stay Fit in the Fall Months

| October 29, 2018 | 10 Comments
How to Stay Fit in the Fall Months

How to Stay Fit in the Fall Months Depending on where you live, the fall season will bring cooler weather. The long, hot days of summer are ending, and for many, this is a better time to get out and enjoy the great fall weather. It might also be a good time to be more […]

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I Am One in Six: My Infertility Struggle (and Solution)

| July 2, 2018 | 4 Comments
I Am One in Six: My Infertility Struggle (and Solution)

I Am One in Six: My Infertility Struggle (and Solution) Nobody ever mentions infertility when you’re younger – sometimes even into early womanhood. It’s a natural assumption that when you’re ready to start a family, it will just happen. At least, that’s what I thought. The news of my infertility came as a devastating shock, […]

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10 DIY Lavender Bath and Body Recipes

| May 30, 2018 | 10 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 | 5 Comments
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 | 6 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 | 12 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 | 22 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 | 11 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 | 14 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 | 19 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 | 17 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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