Breastfeeding or Fed is Best?

It’s World Breastfeeding week To each their own how we feed our babies. Yes breastfeeding has it’s benefits to mom and baby, but it also has alot of downsides too when it comes to mom’s mental health. The amount of stress and pressure society, health practitioners and organizations puts on new moms needs to stop. […]

Tell Your Whole Story

It’s time that we tell our whole story. After reading Michelle Obama’s book, Becoming, and listening to her speak a few months ago, this phrase has really stuck in my head. “Your story is what you have, what you will always have.  It is something to own. Tell your whole story”. Social media really drives […]

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman’s life.  Although most pregnancies are uneventful, approximately 1 in 5 woman will develop complications that can impact the health of herself or her baby.  One of the most common complications during pregnancy is the development of gestational diabetes mellitus.  Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is a condition where […]

5 Reasons Why Children Should Learn to Garden

Nothing says happiness like gardening! I love gardening!  I have loved gardening ever since I was a little girl and helping my mother and grandmother in their gardens.  I enjoyed planting the seeds, watering the flowers, singing to the plants and eating the fresh fruits and  veggies! When we bought our house, a garden was […]

I am Absolutely ENOUGH

This was a hard week being a mom to daughters. A boy in my daughter’s Grade 1 class called her fat and that she had a big tummy. I will never forget the sadness in her eyes and heart break in her voice when she told me after school that day.  I just held her […]