Why We Open Christmas Presents EARLY Every Year

Every year we open presents before Christmas! Can you believe it? No more staring at the presents under the tree. No more overload at Christmas time with all the presents and stockings and craziness. Just pure happiness and excitement from our children that they get to open a present! I do have to mention, we don’t […]

Is it Possible to Bake Healthier During the Holidays?

I don’t really love to bake.  I am more of a chef.  I like to randomly add ingredients to my dish I’m making.  Baking is a totally different ball game.  You need to measure, be consistent, the dough needs to soft, but not too soft, etc etc etc.  Way too complicated for me! My daughters […]

12 YOGA POSES TO HELP YOUR LITTLE ONES SLEEP BETTER

For some families, trying to calm your children down at bedtime may be a challenge. From running around the house, refusing to put on their pj’s to all of a sudden they are starving for a snack. You probably are losing your patience by now, and about to tell and scream at them to settle […]

IS ADHD A NEUROLOGICAL CONDITION?

It is estimated that 1:20 Canadian children have ADHD … yet their behavioural problems are being blamed on other issues and this disorder is not being addressed like it should. Read more on a study that was just done that suggests that ADHD might be a neurological condition. http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/adhd-brain-structures-1.3983919

HOW TO PROPERLY TALK TO YOU DAUGHTER ABOUT HER BODY

Having 3 daughters … I worry about the day that might come where they hate their body, or compare their body to their friends or something they see on TV.  I make such a conscious effort everyday to give them words of encouragement about themselves … “You are so strong”, “You are so brave”, You […]