Health & Wellbeing

Living Life Naturally

We spend our lives surrounded by chemicals. On our food, in most of the products we purchase and in the air we breathe. The...

Cold-Fighting Mint Green Tea #Recipe

As we are deep into the coughs and colds season and moms aren't not allowed sick days, I thought I would share with you,...

Your Step-By-Step Guide For Quitting Smoking

People who do not smoke think that it is straightforward to quit. You only lay off the cigarettes one day, and that’s that. But...

Delicious Gluten Free Deserts

Gluten free desserts can be just as tasty as their gluten-packed cousins. The trick is not to try and make a straight substitute for wheat flour...

How to Stay in Shape at Home

No matter how impossible it may seem, the fact is that you can stay in shape without...

Vitamins: Our Body’s Building Blocks

Vitamins play a variety of roles in the proper functioning of the body. In the infographic below by MedAlertHelp, a site which...

How To Pack A Backpack the Safe Way #Backtoschool

Back to school is both a hectic and a  fun time of the year, and it is also a time to 'buckle down' some...

The Effects Of Stress On Kids

We rarely, if ever, think about kids experiencing stress or the potential effects that stress might have...

Demystifying Dentists Might Make Our Teeth Healthier

When you were a kid, were you afraid of going to the dentist? You almost definitely were. Most people get over it with time,...

Honey And Oat Skin Scrub #HowTo

In the occasional effort to be a 'proper' girl and start a beauty routine, I would from time to time, buy facial cleansers &...

5 Ways Your Life Can Improve If You Stop Drinking Alcohol

There is nothing wrong with drinking alcohol in moderation. However, excessive drinking can cause serious problems in your life. As of right now, alcohol...

10 Tips To Help You Stop Smoking in 2017

Quitting smoking is one of the hardest things to do. Still, as something that has such a devastating impact on your health, people are...

Homemade Apple Butter And Brown Sugar Scrub

If you want a scrub that tastes good enough to eat then this apple, butter & brown sugar is the one for you. As...

Snake S-s-safety: What To Do If You Spot a Serpent

When summer arrives, you might hear a familiar hiss. It could be the sound of lawn sprinklers or it could be an unwelcome guessssst....

Parents Of Kids With Special Needs Fail Themselves

Parents of kids with extra challenges are a funny bunch, both funny ha-ha, and funny peculiar; funny ha-ha because – well if you don’t...

Fun Ways to Keep Hydrated This Summer

It is an urban myth that we need to drink 8 glasses of water a day to stay healthy, but we do need to...

8 ways to help your kids make healthy snack choices

We all know that our kids learn by example, but we can be unaware of some of the bad examples we're setting. For instance,...

We Need To Have A Chat – #HeavyPeriodTalk

  Disclosure: I have partnered with YMC and Hologic and have received compensation for this post. All opinions are my own. Heavy periods are a little...

Doctor On Demand #Review

“This is a sponsored post with Mums the Word Network and Doctor on Demand. All opinions are my own.” Every parent knows that feeling of...

1950s Hairstyles You Should Try Today

Here, in a fascinating article on popular 1950s hairstyles, Jennifer Scott of Beautifully Alive does a fabulous job laying out what inspired the...

Making Time To Look After You, Without Feeling Guilty

We are all guilty of pushing our needs aside to look after the other people in our lives. While that is admirable, it can...

Things you never knew about Canadians & Arthritis #Inforgraphic

What do you think of when you think of arthritis? Chances are the first image that springs to mind are that of an older...

@Amwell ‏The Online Doctor Service You Can Trust #Review

 “This is a sponsored post with Mums the Word Network and Amwell. All opinions are my own.” First Visit Free:  MOMSLOVEAMWELL It's hard to decide what...

Some Hidden Signs of Stress and What You Can Do to...

Stress is something many people deal with on a daily basis. They may find themselves worried about the future and be quickly overcome with...

Be On The Defensive: How To Tackle Your Fall Allergies

With summer wrapping up and the season of pumpkins and hot apple cider approaching, you may think that you can lower your...

Healthier Snacks For When The Sweet Mid-Morning Munchies Come To Call

We’ve all been there: You had an early morning (or a late night), and you’ve eaten a healthy breakfast, but the 10:00...

Self-Help For Addictions

As humans, we are incredible creatures. We can adapt to almost any new environment with ease, our brain power goes beyond what we can...

#Backtoschool Food Safety tips for packing school lunches

Food Safety tips for packing school lunches  Packing a school lunch is something a lot of parents do on a daily basis. They put effort...

Music And Mood

  Music is incredibly powerful, and probably something that a lot of us take for granted. You turn to music when you’re happy, or when you...

Increase Your Fertility This Season With These 3 Summer Health Tips

Fertility starts to decline for women from about the age of 30, dropping down more steeply from the age of 35. If you're trying...

5 Common Health Challenges Seniors Face and What You Can Do...

By the year 2010, roughly 5.5 million Americans lived to be 85 years old or older. It's predicted that by 2050, this 85+ age...

No Longer Just for the Youngsters: Exercising Can Increase Mobility in...

Getting older is a part of life, and until they figure out a way to prolong the human lifespan, it's inevitable. For most people, the...

Dear Moms: When Did You Last Have Some Serious Me-Time?

Dear Moms, When did you last have some me-time? I'm not talking about the five minutes you had yesterday, sitting on the end of the...

#Backtoschool safety tips – playground safety

Playground safety is always important It is almost time for school to begin again (and in fact, some children are already back!). Can you believe...

Maybe You Can’t Meditate Because…

In recent years, mindfulness and meditation have come to the fore. Even professionals now recommend options like these for addressing stress. There...

Free School Lunches Could Mean Improved Student Health, Study Shows

Georgia State University researchers Will Davis and Tareena Musaddiq conducted a study that found a positive relationship between free school lunches and student health. The...

Track Your Fruits & Vegetables- A Printable Checklist For Kids

Earlier this week I wrote about ways to encourage your children to enjoy more fruits and vegetables, but I forgot one! Just as potty training...

3 Ways to Be a Superhero and Save the World

You probably see it on the news or hear it on the radio. You might even read about it while surfing the web, or...

Our Family, Kellogg, And Healthy Choices

Disclosure: I have partnered with YMC and Kellogg and have received compensation for this post. All opinions...

10 Homemade Spa Goodies

I love this DIY Lemon Sugar Scrub from Stockpilling Moms. It’s so easy to make with only 3 ingredients and can be whipped up in a...

Why Hearing Health Is Important

It is easy to take our hearing health for granted. From listening to the radio to holding...

Sleep: Hints And Tips To Get More ZZZ’s – Inforgraphic

Do you need some hints and tips to help you get a good nights sleep? Come to think...

Make Your Own Coconut Hair Conditioner #HowTo

This is an excellent conditioner for oily hair and will leave your locks feeling light and soft. The milk of the coconut nourishes the...

Experts: Brushing Isn’t Enough To Protect Your Kids From Tooth Decay

Countless parents believe that if their kids consistently brush their teeth, twice a day, every day, they will be able to avoid tooth decay,...

Second Strain of Flu Shows Kids Aren’t Out of Danger Quite...

Since spring's arrival, you might have assumed your family was past the point of a flu diagnosis. But according to the CDC, you shouldn't...

16 Juicing Recipes for Beginners Who Have No Idea What They...

If you are new to juicing it can be very difficult to know where to begin and what recipes to use. Here is a...

It’s Not An Emotion – Why We Need To Change The...

We have made great strides in destigmatizing mental illness. However, there is still a long way to...

Unexpected Changes You Might Experience Post-Childbirth That Have Nothing To Do...

When you’re pregnant, your focus for the time after childbirth tends to be on having a baby. With a bundle of joy in your...

Tips For Timeless Fall Skin – At Any Age

Fall is the perfect time for a skincare shakeup. Image via Pexels.  Getting older is a hugely positive thing. It means...

#Backtoschool Safety Tips For Walkers

Did you know that in 2010, 19 percent of the children killed in a traffic accident were pedestrians? In 2016, that number rose to...

Bad Little Health Habits To Quit This New Year

When it comes to maintaining good health, most of us do what we can. The internet has made health and wellness information accessible to all,...

Shea Butter Anti-Frizz Balm – For Frizzy Hair

Like many natural redheads, I wrestle with frizzy hair. This is the natural state of my hair if I brush it when dry and...