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 […]

5 Step Plan to December Holiday SUCCESS

Welcome to December! Today is the first day of the the last month of the year It’s an exciting, fun and festive time but it can also be a time of year when what was already not going well for you…. gets even worse. You haven’t been sticking to your clean eating plan? You haven’t […]

Oka Half Marathon Recap

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So there you have it, my 2015 racing season is over! This was by far both the hardest season to date and the most rewarding. I accomplished things that I never knew I could. I achieved PR’s that not too long ago seemed impossible and I continued to share my passion for running and fitness […]

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 […]

Safety Identification Products

Who Am I-  ID Products

Last week I received an envelope in my mailbox from Who Am I? ID Products. They are a local Montreal company who specializes in making safety identification products for outdoor sports enthusiasts. Their products can be used by runners, cyclists, skiers, hikers or really pretty much anyone who wants an easy way to identify themselves should […]

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 […]