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Canadian Tire Offering FREE Ottawa Senators “Sensie” ~ Giveaway ~ CAN 12/03

| November 16, 2017 | 56 Comments
Canadian Tire Offering FREE Ottawa Senators “Sensie” ~ Giveaway ~ CAN 12/03

  Canadian Tire Offering FREE Ottawa Senators “Sensie”     What’s the best way for a Senators fan to show their team spirit? Ensuring their kids become lifelong fans, of course! Canadian Tire is giving Ottawa families a head start by helping turn local babies into the next generation of Sens fans with the brand […]

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10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy

| November 15, 2017 | 11 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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4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Back to School Germs!

| November 9, 2017 | 10 Comments
4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Back to School Germs!

4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Fall Germs!  The leaves are creating a colourful patch work blanket on the ground. The air is crisper. The kids are have their back to school routines down to a science. These are just a few tell-tale signs that fall is here to stay. You know what else happens during […]

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6 Signs You May Have a Thyroid Problem

| November 8, 2017 | 10 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 | 13 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 #Church&Dwight

| October 23, 2017 | 6 Comments
Stay Ahead of the Cold & Flu Season #Church&Dwight

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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David and Lori Janeson on Kayaking in Canada

| October 19, 2017 | 9 Comments
David and Lori Janeson on Kayaking in Canada

    David and Lori Janeson on Kayaking in Canada   Much of Canada’s interior harbours an ancient, virtually uninhabited boreal forest riven by an intricate network of marshes, streams, rivers and lakes. It’s the perfect place to explore by kayak. Avid kayaker Lori Janeson, who lives on the shores of Manitoba’s enormous Lake Winnipeg with […]

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Six Tips for Symptom Relief this Cold and Flu Season #Printable #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/24

| October 18, 2017 | 108 Comments
Six Tips for Symptom Relief this Cold and Flu Season #Printable #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/24

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.     Ah, Fall! Truly the perfect season for bundling up in sweaters, cozying up by the fireplace as a perfect escape from the cold, picking pumpkins and/or apples at your local farm, and…..achooooo! […]

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A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life

| October 9, 2017 | 14 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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Six Tips for a Better Sleep #ChurchAndDwight

| September 29, 2017 | 7 Comments
Six Tips for a Better Sleep #ChurchAndDwight

  It can certainly be a challenge to get a full night of quality sleep! Whether you’re studying late or stressing out to finish an assignment as a student, consoling your littles ones as a parent, or simply feeling restless — we’ve all had our share of long nights and even longer days trying to […]

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Breast Isn’t Always Best: A Breastfeeding Failure

| September 27, 2017 | 9 Comments
Breast Isn’t Always Best: A Breastfeeding Failure

  Breast Isn’t Always Best: A Breastfeeding Failure     Breastfeeding: Nature’s way of making you feel like a maternal failure. Since the dawn of time, women have produced life-sustaining nourishment for their babies. This nourishment helps a baby grow, creates a bond between mother and baby, alleviates financial stressors, and is said to have […]

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Let’s Break Out the Teal!

| September 14, 2017 | 9 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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How to Prevent Tearing During Childbirth

| September 6, 2017 | 9 Comments
How to Prevent Tearing During Childbirth

How to Prevent Tearing During Childbirth     One of the things I hear the most from women when we talk about labor, is the fear of tearing during childbirth. It is the not knowing how bad you will tear, the pain you might feel from it. I truly understand that fear. Almost 90% of […]

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6 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginseng

| August 23, 2017 | 15 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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Workout in Comfort and Style this Summer with Gaiam Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/15

| August 17, 2017 | 67 Comments
Workout in Comfort and Style this Summer with Gaiam Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/15

Workout in Comfort and Style this Summer with Gaiam Canada       Working out has become a part of my regime to make me a better me. One of the things I realized I needed to feel good while completing my fitness routine was the right apparel. Sporting the right pieces can make getting […]

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Tricks to Get Your Child to Sleep Faster and Better

| August 3, 2017 | 6 Comments
Tricks to Get Your Child to Sleep Faster and Better

    Tricks to Get Your Child to Sleep Faster and Better Bedtime, that precious part of the day that parents live for. While we enjoy our little people and their busy lives we also need a few moments of peace before we got to bed at night too. So what can you do when […]

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Best Hockey Goalie Equipment In 2017

| August 2, 2017 | 5 Comments
Best Hockey Goalie Equipment In 2017

    Best Hockey Goalie Equipment In 2017   Every position in hockey has its role to play, but when your son or daughter picks up the mantle of the goal tender, they’ve chosen a unique role in the game. They also require a lot of unique equipment that leaves them flexible but fully protected. […]

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Women’s Health: Five Tips to Keep a Healthy “down there” this Summer! #ChurchAndDwight

| July 28, 2017 | 3 Comments
Women’s Health: Five Tips to Keep a Healthy “down there” this Summer! #ChurchAndDwight

Women’s Health Five Tips to Keep a Healthy down there this Summer July may already soon be over, but summer certainly isn’t! I find myself enjoying (and appreciating!) more and more the beautiful summer sun during clear afternoons, whilst relaxing on the patio with a glass of wine (or two!) in hand. Being able to […]

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7 Fun Games to Play Outside in the Summer

| June 26, 2017 | 23 Comments
7 Fun Games to Play Outside in the Summer

  7 Games to Play Outside in the Summer Are you looking for some fun games to play with your kids this summer? Fortunately, there are a number of fun games that you can play outdoors! Here are some games to play outside in the summer: 1. Hide and Seek. This is a classic game […]

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Tips for a Healthy Superhero Dad Lifestyle

| June 13, 2017 | 14 Comments
Tips for a Healthy Superhero Dad Lifestyle

  This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.   When it comes to being a kid at heart, nobody does it better than Dads! They’re always fun, always willing to be ridiculous, and the best to play around with! Their big […]

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Fitness + Learning Equals Fun at N.U.T.S! #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 07/21

| June 13, 2017 | 5 Comments
Fitness + Learning Equals Fun at N.U.T.S! #Review #Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 07/21

  Fitness + Learning Equals Fun at N.U.T.S! Fun and exercise do not always go hand in hand for many people. Throw learning into the mix and some people may think it is madness! Thinking about this, I received this email in my inbox from my commander: Mission: Visit the Neuron Upgrade Training Station (N.U.T.S.) […]

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Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children

| June 9, 2017 | 10 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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Five tips for a Symptom-Free Allergy Season!

| May 18, 2017 | 10 Comments
Five tips for a Symptom-Free Allergy Season!

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.         Ah, Spring! It is undoubtedly worth celebrating in Canada after the end of yet another treacherous and horrid winter! T’is the season for blooming colourful flowers, greener yards, a brighter […]

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Setting Personal Boundaries

| May 10, 2017 | 21 Comments
Setting Personal Boundaries

Setting Personal Boundaries Within the context of my practice, many of my clients often have issues regarding personal boundaries and responsibility to others.  We are seeing more and more social media and reality shows which often encourages and entice people in accepting all sorts of behaviours from others.  I have personally seen this constant type […]

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