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What’s Cooking Tonight?

10 Mar
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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 true methods we have used: 1. Theme nights: To avoid using the same flavours day in and out, try adapting different themes to each night of…

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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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27 Oct

The cigarettes of the 21st century

The cigarettes of the 21st century You may or may not be aware of the advent of 5G bandwidth. This is a much stronger than 4G or 3G that we have been accustomed to for the past number of years and the potential health effects are unknown. One of the experts on this is Joseph Mercola who has recently released a book called, “EMF*D 5G, Wifi and Cell Phones, hidden harms and how to protect yourself”.  Here is the interview on EMFs: Joseph is a physician and best selling author. In this interview he discusses what EMFs are, compares 5G to the tobacco industry, potential…

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21 Oct

Tips For New Mamas

Tips for New Mamas   Attention new mamas or mamas with new babes! First of all– congrats on the new addition to the family. Having a little baby is wonderful but also can be a bit of a whirlwind. Mastering the art of breastfeeding, struggling with lack of sleep, adjusting…

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13 Oct

Weekend breakfast idea

Weekend breakfast idea On Saturday mornings at my house, my husband gets up early with the kids and they make a big breakfast. Fresh farm eggs, butcher bacon and usually pancakes! All of those aromas coupled with the smell of fresh coffee is a wonderful way to wake up–as opposed…

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