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Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Mothers

| May 21, 2019 | 2 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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Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa/Outaouais 06/07

| May 20, 2019 | 12 Comments
Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa/Outaouais 06/07

Making a Splash with The Aqualife Swim Academy The first activity I did with my kids were swim lessons. I was anxious to get them into the water as soon as they could (which is recommended at 3 months). Of course, at such a young age they aren’t learning to swim, it’s like a playgroup […]

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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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Learn, Eat, and Enjoy Spring with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/07

| May 9, 2019 | 66 Comments
Learn, Eat, and Enjoy Spring with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/07

Learn, Eat, and Enjoy Spring with DK Canada There is so much to discover now that spring has arrived. Books are a great way to discover information from the far reaches of our Earth to the comforts of home. DK Canada wants families to learn, eat, and enjoy spring by finding books from its selection […]

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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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Fall in love with HIT #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/17

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
Fall in love with HIT #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/17

Fall in love with HIT Sticking with a fitness routine can be tough; luckily we make it easy! In 30 minutes with HIT Gloucester you will get a full-body workout with both cardio and strength training elements. No class start times gives you the flexibility to fit us into YOUR schedule, rather than working around […]

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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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How to Eat Healthy with Meal Planning

| January 14, 2019 | 10 Comments
How to Eat Healthy with Meal Planning

How to Eat Healthy with Meal Planning Studies have proven that if you eat home cooked meals 5 days in a week you can extend your life span by 10 years, what better way to embrace healthy and clean eating than meal planning. There are definitely days when it’s difficult to cook, we all have […]

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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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Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother  

| December 10, 2018 | 7 Comments
Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother  

Your Failure to Thrive Baby Doesn’t make you a Failure as a Mother   When most mothers think of challenging events in the first two years of an average child’s life, they might think of vaccinations, fevers, tantrums, and night-waking. What about weighings? Believe it or not, for some mothers, having their babies weighed is […]

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How to Build Your Sick Day Kit #Bayer

| November 28, 2018 | 13 Comments
How to Build Your Sick Day Kit #Bayer

This post is sponsored by Bayer.  To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.   It’s REALLY beginning to look a lot like the holiday season already! With the change of temperature, it is time to be extra careful to prevent viruses that can cause us to be […]

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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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Is it Time to Treat? #Bayer

| October 24, 2018 | 6 Comments
Is it Time to Treat? #Bayer

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. With Halloween just around the corner, you may only have trick-or-treating on the brain; however, if a nasty fall cold, upset stomach, or ragweed allergy has you stuck inside, the time to treat may […]

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Fall into These 5 Tips to Boost Your Family’s Immune System for Cold Season ~ Giveaway 11/09

| October 10, 2018 | 52 Comments
Fall into These 5 Tips to Boost Your Family’s Immune System for Cold Season ~ Giveaway 11/09

Fall into These 5 Tips to Boost Your Family’s Immune System for Cold Season Fall. This season signals the beginning of so many things. The temperature starts to get cooler. The leaves on trees change into many miraculous colours. The sounds of coughing, sniffling, and sneezing with the arrival of cold season. Our immune system […]

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Fall Into a New Routine

| September 24, 2018 | 5 Comments
Fall Into a New Routine

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. It’s finally time to say goodbye to summer, and to say hello to fall! It’s such a beautiful time of year, and the perfect season to pull out your cozy sweaters and enjoy all […]

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5 Gardening Tips For Avoiding Back Pain

| August 31, 2018 | 13 Comments
5 Gardening Tips For Avoiding Back Pain

5 Gardening Tips For Avoiding Back Pain People tend to mistakenly think of gardening as a soft, serene activity. And, yes, while many find it relaxing, it can also be quite a punishing workout, especially in the hotter months (when most people do their gardening). All that bending over, digging, pulling weeds – it’s not […]

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A Focus on Women’s Health

| August 29, 2018 | 5 Comments
A Focus on Women’s Health

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. Let’s face it: trying to balance work, healthy living, family, and social life isn’t as easy as it might sound. Life is tricky, and it’s always throwing new curveballs to challenge us. The good […]

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Self-Care Tips for Parents to Help Meet Your Parenting Goals

| August 7, 2018 | 4 Comments
Self-Care Tips for Parents to Help Meet Your Parenting Goals

Self-Care Tips for Parents to Help Meet Your Parenting Goals Whether you’re a new parent or you’ve done it all before, you will probably have been steered in the direction of the importance of self-care more than a few times. It’s easy to give the advice, but it’s usually much harder to put it into […]

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Take the Self-Care Challenge! #SelfCareDay #TwitterGiveaway ~ CAN 07/28

| July 23, 2018 | 1 Comment
Take the Self-Care Challenge! #SelfCareDay #TwitterGiveaway ~ CAN 07/28

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. Lately, there has been a lot of talk about self-care. As our lives get busier, prioritizing self-care becomes increasingly important. Many of us think of self-care as practicing yoga, a day at the spa, […]

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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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7 Things That Happens To A Woman’s Body After 40

| June 4, 2018 | 15 Comments
7 Things That Happens To A Woman’s Body After 40

7 Things That Happens To A Woman’s Body After 40 40’s and loving it! Although, not every middle-aged woman can actually say that! You are at the peak of your life, it’s the right time to make sure you keep your weight in check, your stress levels reduced, and maintain an exercise routine, but there […]

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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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