Put a Detox at the Top of Your To-Do List

Put a detox at the top of your to-do list

There’s no time like the start of a new season to detoxify your body. Spring signifies newness and rebirth and it makes sense to clean up what toxins might be lurking in your organs after a long winter.  You may have always wanted to do a detox but weren’t sure how to ... Continue Reading

When Your Child Asks To Help, Say Yes!

When your child asks to help, say yes!

As a parent, you may have uttered the words: “Be careful, you’re going to cut yourself!” or “Here, let me do that”. Sometimes it’s easier to do the job yourself.  With not enough hours in the day, we tend to rush through our tasks and brush our children off whenever ... Continue Reading

Food for Fuel

Food for fuel

You may be one of the many women who skip breakfast and head straight to the gym, unaware that you’re shortchanging your body of much needed energy. Although it’s not always possible to fit in a big breakfast three hours before a workout, it is important that you eat the ... Continue Reading

Deciphering Your Child’s Coughs

Deciphering your child’s coughs

It starts with a sneeze, a sniffle and a small cough - then you get the call to pick your child up from school. The sneeze turns into a full-blown cold and the cough gets louder, accompanied by mucous and a concerning wheeze. Should you wait a few days before ... Continue Reading

Parenting Alert: Your Access to Homeopathic Medicine

Parenting alert: your access to homeopathic medicine

Caring for your children's colds and flus with safe and gentle natural medicines is about to disappear   On July 31st 2016 your access to safe and effective homeopathic medicines for your children's coughs, colds and flus will be severely restricted. New Health Canada labelling laws will require that homeopathic cough, cold ... Continue Reading

Get Glowing Skin – The Natural Way

Get glowing skin – the natural way

I'm always on the quest for healthier looking skin. And while I know I can achieve it with products I pick up at the cosmetics counter, I'd rather create a glow on my skin's surface naturally, rather than one I can just apply. After some research and experimentation, I'm actually ... Continue Reading

Be Your Best Self Series: Eat Better Starting Today!

Be your best self series: eat better starting today!

  Do you ever eat a power-charged breakfast, prepare a super-healthy lunch and then raid the cupboard for chocolate or carb-laden crackers or chips around 3pm? Me too! Actually, I should clarify that I used to. My afternoon snacking would drive me crazy because I felt that by indulging my cravings, ... Continue Reading

Health Awareness Series: Women’s Health

Health awareness series: women’s health

I’m embarrassed to admit there was once a five-year span where I put off having a physical. My kids were in elementary school and busy with extracurricular activities, and I worked two jobs and had a household to run on top of everything else. My health came last when in fact it should ... Continue Reading