I worked out today!

I worked out today!

I know big deal right… I got a workout in. But to me this is a big deal. Ever since my son was born, I have been thinking about when and how I was going to rekindle the love between me and the gym downstairs. And for the longest time that’s all I did was think. But...
Gentle movements for early postpartum

Gentle movements for early postpartum

After my daughter was born I was itching to get back to my normal workout routine, running and practicing yoga. Boy was I in for a surprise! Everything about my body was different. I had to slow down my thoughts about exercise to adjust to this new (and wonderful)...
Introducing solid foods to your baby

Introducing solid foods to your baby

This is an exciting time for parents, the time to start feeding your baby some food. And whether you decide to go the traditional route with purees or the baby-led weaning route, there are a few things you should consider first. You may wonder if your baby is ready...
New Years Resolutions VS Lifestyle Improvements

New Years Resolutions VS Lifestyle Improvements

We’ve been in the New Year for just over a week now. Most people see this as the time to set up new goals for themselves, set resolutions to improve their diet or health. The start of a new year means a new start for the calendar and we tend to associate this...
Mood boosting foods

Mood boosting foods

Today is the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. We will only have daylight for 7 and a half hours. That’s not a lot! But the good news is, days are only getting longer from now on until the summer. These really short days can really take a toll on...
Holiday stress: tackling it through nutrition!

Holiday stress: tackling it through nutrition!

Let’s be honest, as joyful as the Christmas season can be, it also tends to be pretty stressful. Whether you are hosting, traveling to see family, or trying to find the perfect gift for everyone special in your life, all of this can add up and create a lot of...
Sugar, sugar!

Sugar, sugar!

Let’s talk about sugar! In reality, sugar (or carbohydrate) is present in just about anything we eat in some form or another. What I want to talk about today is sweeteners and refined sugars. Often time, pre-made food you can purchase in the store has some sugar...
Tackling morning sickness

Tackling morning sickness

Pregnancy is this marvelous life experience where you look amazing, and your hair is shinny, and your face is glowing and you feel great… except.. when you don’t. Although some women are fortunate to have easy pregnancy, it is very normal to experience...
Hormone Roller coaster

Hormone Roller coaster

Pregnancy can be a roller coaster of emotions. Postpartum can be an even bigger emotional roller coaster. And this is all thanks to our hormones, more specifically estrogen and progesterone. During pregnancy, the placenta produces high levels of progesterone, much...
The friendly bacteria.

The friendly bacteria.

To finish up our flu fighting serie, we wanted to address probiotics. If you haven’t had a chance to check out the other posts on antioxidants and vitamin D, make sure you do here and here! There’s even a bonus recipe you can find here. Probiotics are...
Away goes the bikini, out comes the vitamin D!

Away goes the bikini, out comes the vitamin D!

This week, we will address our need for vitamin D supplementation. The best way for the human body to synthesize this vitamin is through regular sun exposure. But as we all know, that can be difficult to achieve going into the winter months since we need to expose at...
Pregnancy supplement: Folic acid vs Folate

Pregnancy supplement: Folic acid vs Folate

If you have already gone through pregnancy, you have probably heard of the benefits of folic acid. Most women are told by their physicians to take folic acid supplements once they are found to be pregnant or during the conception period, but did you know you can get...
Welcome!

Welcome!

First off, I would like to welcome you to my page. This launch as been highly anticipated and I am so excited to finally be able to share it with you. I want to start off by telling you a little bit more about me! I am a wife and mother to the handsome boys in the...