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1 May
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Some people have been complaining lately that they feel like Bill Murray–everyday is like Groundhog day! Whenever you can bring in something new into your day, it can really help your state of mind. Here are a couple of tips to ‘spice’ up your week: 1. Fresh OJ–what a nice way to wake up the taste buds with freshly squeezed orange juice. I did this today for my kids and they were in heaven. Just a…

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27 Apr
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Allergies

Allergies Sniffling? Sneezing? Foggy head? Itchy skin? As I’m sure you are aware, these are all signs of allergies! Allergy symptoms can pop up at various times of the year–in the Spring it can be due to mold or trees.  If you tend to suffer during one of these times,…

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12 Mar

Thriving through the Time Change

Thriving through the Time Change   “An extra snooze one night in autumn…” Winston Churchill How to thrive through the time change… Although it seems like a great idea to have an extra hour of sleep, many people (and kids!) have trouble adjusting to this time of year.   5…

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10 Mar

What’s Cooking Tonight?

What’s Cookin’ Tonight? Coming up with tasty and inventive ideas night to night can be quite the challenge. There are so many factors at play; of those the most important being, will the kids like it? At least that’s how it is at our house… Here are some tried and…

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20 Feb

Post Partum Boosters

Post Partum Boosters After having a baby, and especially in the winter, it can feel a tad overwhelming. Recently I had a patient share with me that at 8 weeks postpartum they moved their family along with a toddler, without any help due to Covid. That was a lot to…

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2 Nov

The Gifts of Imperfection

The Gifts of Imperfection I was in a recent patient visit when this book came to mind. It’s an oldie but goodie! It came into print about 10 years ago by Brené Brown. Those of you who know her, love her like I do. The Gifts of Imperfection is a book about setting boundaries, embracing your imperfections and to recognize that you are enough. Here is a short video that highlights some of the topics from The Gifts of Imperfection: My favourite part is when she talks about her ring that turns. Who needs one of those? Want to work on these concepts with your kids?  Here…

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