DEALING WITH BEING HYPOTHYROID .. PART 2

Update on being Hypothyroid and having Low Iron …   So it’s been 4 months since I last wrote about my journey about being Hypothyroid and what that all meant.  In this time, I have felt like a lab rat, an angry lab rat where my physical and mental well – being have gone through […]

When will the whirlwind end?

These past few years, I have felt a continuous gust of wind  twirling me in every direction … “Will this whirlwind ever end?” I asked myself. I feel like these past 5.5 years (since becoming a mom), but even more since our twins were born 3.5 years ago, I haven’t had a moment to really stop […]

HOSPITAL BAG CHECKLIST

Oh the excitement about being pregnant and having a baby has kept you busy! You might have the baby room decorated, clothes washed and put away neatly in the dresser, rocking chair ordered, and bottles washed and ready to go when baby comes home! You think to yourself, I’VE GOT THIS! I AM SOOO READY! […]

Borscht … the BEST Soup You’ll Ever Eat!

I LOVE making soups! Especially on those crisp fall evenings when you just need something warm to eat! I’ve been asked by a few people lately who have eaten my borscht for my recipe. Oh course I joke that it’s a secret family recipe passed down by generations (which I don’t think it is … […]

EXERCISING DURING PREGNANCY | EDMONTON PRENATAL FITNESS

Alright … You see that faint line on the pregnancy test at home, you make a doctor’s appointment to confirm your pregnancy … AND … you start to panic and worry. You start asking yourself a million different questions: Now what? Can I exercise? How much weight is “normal” to gain during my pregnancy? Can […]

WHEATGRASS SUPERSHOT … 28 DAYS LATER!

I came across a company called UrbanLeaf Farms when I was at an event a couple months ago.  They were giving away samples of “SuperShots” of Wheatgrass.  I instantly asked myself 3 questions: What is Wheatgrass?  Why do people keep talking about Wheatgrass? What was different about this Wheatgrass SuperShot? I was intrigued to try something new […]

A BRIEF STORY ABOUT HOW I GOT INTO THE HEALTH AND WELLNESS INDUSTRY …

When I was a little girl, I would go to aerobics class with my mom.  The funny thing is, the doctor’s wife was the one that instructed the classes, and would bring me a little chocolate bar or a bag of chips to class, and I would sit in the corner so quietly eating my “snack” […]

DEALING WITH BEING HYPOTHYROID ….

For a few years now, I have been dealing with having Hypothyroidism, a condition when your thyroid gland is under-active. I tried the natural approach, working with a Naturopath and supplements, which worked at first and stabilized everything …. but than I got pregnant with my twins, which made my hormones go completely out of wack.  I […]

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STOP MOM SHAMING … BOTTLE – FEEDING VS BREASTFEEDING

Well … I’m doing it… I’m putting this article out there … something I’m more passionate about now than ever … STOP mom shaming! Being a parent truly is a hard job .. harder than I EVER imagined! It’s not all sunshine and rainbows, drinking wine in the afternoons or having picnics in the park all day/everyday. […]

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THOUGHTS ON THE KIDS SMART CYCLE?

Why???  Why not just go outside and play with your child? Kick a soccer ball. Go tobogganing. PLAY!!! Kids are addictive enough to electronic devices! http://www.weightymatters.ca/2017/01/fisher-prices-new-kids-smart-cycle-is.html