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Mom and Baby Guide 2017

01/06/2017

Categories Parenting Family Guides Home Health & Wellness

We are happy to present our second annual Mom & Baby Guide. It's a whole new world when you have a baby, so we wanted to help a bit with the transition. We would like to introduce you to some...

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THE DIRTY TRUTH ABOUT YOUR AIR

10/01/2016

Categories Home Health & Wellness

The next time you see a doctor you are most likely there because of a respiratory illness. In Canada, this time of year can be horrendous for the respiratory system, with complications from colds,...

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Healthy Eating - Time to Spring Clean Your Grocery List By @Deb_Lowther

01/04/2016

Categories Health & Wellness

There is an interesting correlation between what we buy at the grocery store and what we eat. It turns out if we buy bags of cookies and bottles of fruit punch, that is what we will ultimately...

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5 New Years Resolutions You Should Make & How to Keep Them By @Deb_Lowther

01/01/2016

Categories Health & Wellness

It will soon be the start of a New Year and time to get those New Years Resolutions formulated. Some say they are a waste of time, but why not create a new you? Why not make healthy changes? Why...

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Mom and Baby Guide

12/31/2015

Categories Parenting Family Guides Health & Wellness

We are very excited to present our first ever Mom & Baby Guide. It's a whole new world when you have a baby, so we wanted to help a bit with the transition. We would like to introduce you to some...

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How to #Fit30 Minutes of Activity in Your Day By @Deb_Lowther

11/02/2015

Categories Health & Wellness

You can #Fit30 minutes of activity into your day. Think of it as fitting in 30 minutes of ME TIME. You know staying active is good for you, you know you will feel better after you do...

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Welcoming the new Angus Glen Optometry in Markham

06/19/2015

Categories Health & Wellness

We recently attended the Grand Opening of the new Angus Glen Optometry in Markham and wanted to share some great tips and and a valuable discount with you. This family owned and operated business...

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Winter Blues by Kathy Buckworth

02/01/2015

Categories Health & Wellness

The Christmas season is over, New Year's Resolutions have been made and sometimes broken. Add to that, that it feels like years since we've seen a green leaf or a warm ray of sun. January can be...

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Go Camping: Healthy Eating and Decadent Desserts! by Deb Lowther

07/30/2014

Categories Family Fun Health & Wellness

I just returned from what was one of the wettest camping trips ever. It wasn't a sleep-in-the-van-overnight -oops the tent REALLY leaks - wet like we experienced on our 2012 camping adventure but...

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Happy Kids: 10 Benefits of Raising Active Kids By Deborah Lowther

05/31/2014

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines recommend that Canadian kids between 5 and 17 years of age get at least 60 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity each day. Only 5%...

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Dental Health for Children

03/24/2014

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

The complete health of a child includes healthy teeth and gums. As a parent, it is imperative that you understand the important role you play in getting your child started on the road to good oral...

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Super Simple Soccer Snacks That Are Fun (& Healthy!) By Deborah Lowther

06/13/2013

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

Soccer snacks have become an expected 'treat' for kids at half time of 60 minute games played on soccer fields throughout every city. Kids of all ages run their little hearts out and happily grab...

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Losing Weight After Baby

09/05/2012

Categories Health & Wellness

Losing weight after baby can often feel like a daunting task. It's easy to become discouraged by the lack of movement on the scale or to feel unmotivated to develop a healthy and effective plan for...

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How to Safety Proof Your Home Pool By: Diana Goodwin, AquaMobile Swim School

06/21/2012

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

Have a backyard pool? You are probably enjoying the benefits of increased exercise, cooling off after a long day, and being the envy of all your friends. But it is important to remember that a home...

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Exercising after Baby: Simple exercises for the new mom

05/28/2012

Categories Health & Wellness

If you've just had a baby, exercise is probably not your number one priority right now. Diaper changes, bath time, snuggling, shushing and feeding schedules are taking up all of your time and your...

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Earth Day Canada offers activities to kick start healthier habits for Earth Day 2012

04/11/2012

Categories Health & Wellness

Simple, good-for-you actions that everyone can do for the environment

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Is It Safe to Train Your Abdominals During Pregnancy

02/01/2012

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

Yes! Yes! Yes! Surprised? Read on! Pregnancy is definitely not the time to stop being active. Nor should you ignore the most important muscle group in your body.

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The Kids Are Sick...Now What?

12/14/2011

Categories Family Guides Health & Wellness

It never fails; I always get an email or four from clients whose children have fallen ill over the holidays. Being sick over the holidays is not fun for anyone, but if your plans are derailed with...

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Avoiding Unwanted Holiday Visitors

11/29/2011

Categories Parenting Health & Wellness

Head lice have three peak seasons, the holiday season being one of them. With many people traveling, children going into other care settings or just enjoying time with family and friends, head...

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How diet can affect eczema sufferers: Eating for Eczema

09/30/2011

Categories Health & Wellness

We've heard it countless times, 'You are what you eat.' For some this may not be so glaringly important, or more so apparent. For an eczema sufferer this ideal is paramount. Eczema sufferers are...

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