Tag Archives: health

Dust mites: Everything You (Didn’t) Want to Know

It only took a little bit of research to learn more than I ever wanted to know about dust mites… sometimes ignorance really is bliss. As much as I would like to pretend that dust mites don’t exist, their presence can really impact the health and happiness of our homes if we are prone to […]

6 Ways To Get Amazing Sleep While You’re Pregnant

Sleep is so important. Not only is it how we spend over one-third of our lives, but it’s also the time that our body uses to refresh and recharge, where our mind resets itself, and when all of our body’s processes and systems prepare for the next day’s work.      When you’re pregnant, your […]

Your Period After Pregnancy – Someone Has To Talk About It (+ Your Questions Answered)

I am not going to lie, I was a little terrified about publishing this post. For so many years I have been made to feel ashamed about my period, it is just not something we, as women, talk about. Periods are completely natural and normal, yet we are constantly told to “keep it to ourselves”. […]

Breakfast Or Dessert? The Best Raw Cacao & Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl (+WIN)

  I have never been someone who could stomach eating breakfast. I get up too early in the morning and by the time I start feeling hungry, I am too busy and “in the zone” to take a breakfast break. I spent many days skipping breakfast altogether which is obviously not a very healthy lifestyle […]

Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease – Parenting Hell

  I remember seeing the sign posted on the door of the daycare center my daughter goes to a few weeks ago and not thinking anything of it. It said something like, “We have two cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease in Educare 1.” That was the smaller class, and I did not worry about it too much […]

An Open Letter to Anti-Vaccine Parents

Like you, I looked into the scientific evidence surrounding vaccinations with an open mind. I came to the same conclusion as my overprotective mother, my homeopathic-nature-is-best holistic mother-in-law and my skeptic husband – I would go through any lengths to vaccinate my children.

Toddlers And Body Positivity… 3 Going On 13

I often look at Mikayla while she is sleeping or watching a her favourite show on TV, I’ll look at her pink cheeks and her little nose, her pouty lips and long legs, her small little fingers, her long eyelashes and think – I made those with my body. Every piece of her; I’m like a sorceress or some sort of magical fairy goddess. I remember thinking that I would be crushed if she ever hated one bit of herself.