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Natural Teething Remedies Explored

Natural Teething Remedies Explored

When doing my research on natural teething remedies before Little Miss was born, I read more than a few stories of babies that had amber necklaces in place before teething really got under way and then one day their mothers discovered fully emerged teeth without […]

Product Review: EASE Magnesium Spray

Product Review: EASE Magnesium Spray

Being a busy mom with a very busy (sleep challenged) toddler is hard enough. Add in healing autoimmune disease, running a blog, and working on starting a business, well, that’s a whole lot more on my plate. While I am as careful as I can […]

Equine-Assisted Therapy – How Horses Help Us Heal

Equine-Assisted Therapy – How Horses Help Us Heal

February is Therapeutic Recreation Month here in Canada.  By definition, therapeutic recreation is the use of recreation as a means of making changes in a person’s emotional, spiritual, mental, social, and physical well-being in the environment that they reside. It engages individuals based on their […]

A Healing Garden

A Healing Garden

The new year is upon us, and with it comes planning out the garden!  I love gardening!  There is just something so therapeutic about it, and there are many health benefits one gains from growing their own food!  Even if you have a less than […]

The Wonders of Wool

The Wonders of Wool

Since most of the continent seems to be in a deep freeze at the moment, I can’t help but appreciate all the ways I have to keep warm. Not the least of which is utilizing ethical, sustainable, renewable resources from the animal kingdom.  Wool has long […]

Have a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season

Have a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season

I’m honoured to be a featured guest poster this week over at Confessions of Parenting!  It’s so easy for things to get away from us during this busy time of year.  Check out my top tips on having a healthy holiday season to prevent that […]

Eat Dates for a Better Birth

Eat Dates for a Better Birth

Dates, those odd-looking, deliciously chewy and sweet little brown nuggets, have been a dietary staple of many traditional cultures for centuries and often play a significant role in their medical practices as well. And for good reason!  Dates are nutritional powerhouses jam packed with no […]

A High Price for High Heels

A High Price for High Heels

I’ve been in a slight state of mourning lately.  I know it’s silly and superficial and totally a first-world problem, but none the less, it’s still a sad time for me.

Taste The Rainbow

Taste The Rainbow

I’m sure by now that we’re all familiar with this Skittles slogan.  But did you know that it’s a great idea to take the candy’s marketing advice?

My AIP Shopping List – Costco Edition

My AIP Shopping List – Costco Edition

Love it or hate it, Costco has become a mainstay in major cities across the country. I LOVE Costco. I mean, I really love Costco. There are a lot of foods in my cupboards that I wouldn’t be able to afford to put there if […]