Tag: Healthy

Ways to Stay Fit, Trim, and Healthy Over the Winter

| November 7, 2016 | 23 Comments
Ways to Stay Fit, Trim, and Healthy Over the Winter

  Ways to Stay Fit, Trim, and Healthy Over the Winter Fit, Trim, and Healthy. Though these three concepts are commonly related, they do not all describe the same experience. Those who are healthy are not always fit or trim. Those who are trim are not always healthy. Not all of us want to be […]

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3 Green Summer Thickies Recipes

| August 2, 2016 | 22 Comments
3 Green Summer Thickies Recipes

Sometimes it can be hard squeezing in enough fruit and veggies into our kids’ diet; particularly the green stuff! This makes green thickies a great way to sneak a load of nutrients into their diet (and ours). Green Thickies are a healthy drink alternative for busy parents.  They are a complete healthy meal drink including your daily […]

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How to Raise Confident, Healthy, Happy Children

| June 14, 2016 | 14 Comments
How to Raise Confident, Healthy, Happy Children

Do you want your child to live a life filled with joy, meaning, health and purpose? Who doesn’t want that for their kids?! What about for yourself? Here is the twist about parenting – in order for our children to live a life full of joy, meaning, health and purpose, we have to demonstrate it by living […]

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Fitting Oral Health into Our Family’s Daily Routine

| April 4, 2016 | 4 Comments
Fitting Oral Health into Our Family’s Daily Routine

Did you know that April is Oral Health Month in Ontario? It is great that there is a month dedicated to bringing awareness to the health of our mouths, gums and teeth, this action is really important to do all year-round! My family tries to stay on top of our twice daily brushing and flossing […]

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VeggieTales In The House Season 2 Healthy Recipes

| October 26, 2015 | 3 Comments
VeggieTales In The House Season 2 Healthy Recipes

  Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber, and all your favorite Veggies are back in the all-new second season of the Emmy-nominated DreamWorks Animation original series, VEGGIETALES IN THE HOUSE, is now available exclusively on Netflix! Every fun-filled episode features important life lessons and inspirational messages, and will have kids laughing out loud and singing along […]

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Summer Workouts and a Healthy Chip Recipe!

| August 24, 2015 | 20 Comments
Summer Workouts and a Healthy Chip Recipe!

I’m always looking for healthy alternatives to our favourite foods.  I’ve tried a few different options to mimic that satisfying crunch that the mighty chip provides us.  After recently foregoing the deep fried chip version, my search went into full swing.   One of my favourite go to options in the kale chip.  Find my […]

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5 Younger-Looking Food Supplements for The Skin

| January 14, 2015 | 8 Comments
5 Younger-Looking Food Supplements for The Skin

All of us want to look our best. But as we age, some of us don’t feel as if our skin will pass the test of time. Fortunately, you don’t have to rely on painful and expensive procedures to show off younger looking skin. It is actually possible by simply changing your diet and making […]

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VIVA Best Buy ~ Helping Me Enhance a Healthier Lifestyle and a $100 GC Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

| September 5, 2014 | 164 Comments
VIVA Best Buy ~ Helping Me Enhance a Healthier Lifestyle and a $100 GC Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

VIVA Best Buy ~ Helping Me Enhance a Healthier Lifestyle   Blame it on lack of exercise or hormonal changes in my body due to pre-menopause, but I have gained a few extra pounds over the last 2 years. I definitely don’t exercise as much as I used to and have been wanting to get back into […]

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Still Losing the “Baby Weight”…Sort of

| January 13, 2014 | 7 Comments
Still Losing the “Baby Weight”…Sort of

I have never been a devotee of New Year’s resolutions, but I am finding myself making one this year. I have to lose this baby weight. And by “baby weight” – I mean “lazy weight” in my case. Before I had Mary, I think it would be accurate to say I was a gym rat, […]

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Ottawa Network for Education – Feeding Kids the Most Important Meal of the Day

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ottawa Network for Education – Feeding Kids the Most Important Meal of the Day

  We all know how our concentration, productivity and effectiveness suffers when we are hungry.  The Ottawa Network for Education (ONFE) realizes this and their School Breakfast Program is helping hungry kids get breakfast – the most important meal of the day. A study completed by the Toronto School Board shows that kids that participated […]

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