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 […]

5 Reasons FUN RUNS are for Everyone!

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This may just be the best advice you’ll ever get when it comes to running and fitness….Sign up for a FUN RUN!! Fun Runs are races that are not officially timed and don’t give out medals. They are ridiculously messy and most of all CRAZY FUN! This past weekend, my friend Christina and I participated in the […]

Cross Training for Parents 101

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This past weekend we finally had some “mild” weather…. With this lovely weekend forecast, hubby and I decided to take the kids sledding on the mountain. It has been such a cold winter that we really haven’t had the opportunity to enjoy many outdoor activities. So when given this opportunity, we went for it! We […]

Valentine’s Day

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What does Valentine’s Day mean to you? Is it chocolate and flowers? A romantic dinner for two? DIY Valentine’s cards that took 2 hours to make for your child’s school friends? Or just a random warm and fuzzy commercial reason to help us get through the most arctic month of the year? For my family […]

Kids and Competitive Sports

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A topic that comes up a lot in my life is kids and competition. There seems to be two camps and I see both within my job as a dance studio owner and also as a mom. There are the ultra competitive families who are in it to win at all costs and there are […]