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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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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 | 64 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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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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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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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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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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Be Summer Smart #Bayer

| May 24, 2018 | 3 Comments
Be Summer Smart #Bayer

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To be sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. Summer is right around the corner! Finally, we can say goodbye to our never-ending Canadian winters and focus on enjoying the warm weather and outdoor activities! No more coats, boots, gloves, and that irritating […]

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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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Springing into Healthy Habits! #Bayer

| April 27, 2018 | 9 Comments
Springing into Healthy Habits! #Bayer

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. With the sun finally making its overdue appearance and the frigid cold temperatures behind us, it’s safe to say that Spring is finally here! It’s the perfect opportunity to start springing into healthy habits […]

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

| April 12, 2018 | 8 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 | 21 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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