Healthier Substitutes for Daily Staples

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The hardest part about clean eating is getting past the mental block of how to cook in a different way. Often we have been making our recipes the same way for years and possibly even for generations, especially when family favorites are handed down the line! However these days when so much of our food […]

Kid Friendly Clean Eating

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To all my fellow mommies out there…let’s talk about getting our kids to eat their veggies! If you have a baby you’re in luck because that’s where it all begins. At least it did for my kids. I didn’t give my babies cereal first, then fruit and follow along with the North American traditional food […]

21 Day Fix for Life

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Is 21 Day Fix really is the most effective weight loss and maintenance program available today? In my opinion. Yes, yes it really is. After using the program myself for 6 months and coaching others during that the same 6 month period I have learned so much about it and have been continually impressed by […]

Becoming a #Fitmom

How did I become a #fitmom? When I first began my journey into fitness, many friends and family members did not really think I was serious about the whole thing. The assumed it was a phase, a resolution and it wouldn’t really change me. But it did. It changed everything. After 2 years I can say […]

Fall -A Look Back in Time & a Vision for the Future

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It’s official. The season has arrived! Personally, I LOVE  the fall. I love the colors, the crispness in the air, the back to routine feeling that comes with the kids finally being settled in school and activities. It’s also a time of year when I am able to take some time for myself and really […]

Race to find TIME

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This article was originally posted in March 2015. However after a very busy few weeks I have noticed myself slipping back into old habits and in desperate need of re-reading my own advice! Okay parents, let’s be real. Many of us feel like we can’t take the time we need for ourselves because of our […]

Parenting On The Run

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Parenting is a tough job. The hardest one out there. As parents we are so focused on instilling good habits in our children that it’s often easy to forget that the best way, is to do it within yourself first. My daughter is 3.5 years old and like all kids her age, she runs pretty […]

Creative Salad Ideas!

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Suggest eating more salad and many people will say they feel bored and unsatisfied just thinking about it! However it doesn’t have to be that way. Peruse online sources such as Pinterest for creative ideas and you can start making salads an exciting and eagerly anticipated meal in your home! Do even the most minimal […]

Sunscreen & First Derm

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Finally sunscreen weather has arrived! After a long winter, everyone is eager to get outside and enjoy the warm weather-especially here in Canada! But who’s actually wearing their sunscreen? Every day before I send my kids off to school, I apply sunscreen on them. Even on days that are cloudy. My kids know that putting […]

How to get in a workout WITH your kids!

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Ped days. They’re probably some of your child’s favorite days of the school year but let’s face it…they’re not always yours. It sounds great in theory and honestly it sometimes is! There are those magical days when your little prince or princess gets to stay home with Mommy and bake cookies, play board games and […]