A Letter to My Daughters on their Birthday

7 years ago I became a mom. Just thinking about that brings tears to my eyes.     To think that I grew 3 babies inside of me, delivered them and have nurtured them for 7 years (my twins will almost be 5) still feels surreal.  Where has the time gone? Are we raising our […]

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 […]