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Pats on the back for the parents

26 Mar
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Pats on the back for the parents Kudos and ‘high fives’ to all the parents out there feeling the pressure of teaching there little ones some lessons while keeping a level head. We had our own challenges today-I knew my daughter was ‘hangry’ but she didn’t want anything to eat. At the same time I was asking her to start doing her math and she was totally against it. Okay, I’ll admit my timing wasn’t the best… So, I escaped to my room (Cuba would’ve been a nice alternate! haha) and took a 5 minute breather. Came back out and had the idea that everyday not only would I be homeschooling them, but there were be time for the tables to turn, they could homeschool me as well. They loved…

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25 Mar

A Fresh Perspective

A Fresh Perspective “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes.” – Marcel Proust This is a great exercise I often ask my patients to do when we are in a visit. I call it the “Balance Circle”. It’s a tool to…

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25 Mar

Kids in the Kitchen

With kids being home for an extra 2 weeks, it’s the perfect opportunity to do some home-schooling in the kitchen! The little ones can practice their ‘happy birthday’ handwashing, roll up their sleeves and pull out the stools to stand on around the kitchen counter. This particular recipe comes from…

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24 Mar

Let’s not be nearsighted on this issue

Here below is a great article on increased screen time and it’s connection with myopia-otherwise known as nearsightedness. You may or may not have been aware of this nearsighted condition and an initial response may be -“what’s the issue with that?” The issue with myopia is that it significantly increases…

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20 Mar

Potty Talk

Potty Talk Yes we are talking about it and you don’t have to blush—a question I ask all of my patients, “How are your bowel movements?” Some people start by saying, ‘normal’. I ask what that means. The answers varies from 1x/day to 1x/week(!) Truth be told, it is ideal…

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16 Mar

Support that Immune System

Support that Immune System There are so many herbs, vitamins and wonderful natural products that help to support the lymphocytes. Here below are some of my favourite immune system natural products that we have at our Mississauga Naturopathic clinic! I have many organized mommies that come at the beginning of…

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