When we’re little, every adult in our lives tells us that sharing is a good thing, putting others before ourselves is the right way to live life and being selfish is bad for everyone. And their not all wrong. Ideally, we want to live our lives as kindly, compassionately and selflessly as possible because that’s […]
One of the most difficult things when making the decision to aspire for a healthier lifestyle is to define what you are aiming for. Not only is everybody different physically, we all lead very different lifestyles so what works for some people just won’t work for others. In order to make a choice about how […]
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So, for the 2nd time, our daughter Olivia caught a horrible cold for the holidays. Last year she was sick the day after Christmas, this year we started the New Year off pretty crummy. 2 days prior she sounded slightly nasally, but while sitting down for breakfast New Years Day, everything changed and our cozy […]
With the turn of the new year, millions of people around the world make New Year’s Resolutions. So many of the resolutions we make are centred in some way around our health. This year I will… lose weight, get into shape, be more active, quit smoking, drink less, cut out junk food, start lifting weights, […]
It’s the time of year where working in a veterinary hospital, we start to see an influx of new pets, mostly puppies or sometimes, adult dogs. Stretching from Christmas to Valentine’s Day, during winter and holiday school vacations mostly, families are welcoming a new furry friend into the family. Most, but not all, are usually […]
I don’t normally make New Year’s resolutions at all because I know I won’t keep them, but last year I got it in my head that I should cut back on sugar. I figured I’d try cutting out sweets during the week and only have them on the weekend. This was incredibly ambitious given my […]
Yoga is a great way to improve your strength, gain flexibility, and relieve tension in your body, but for a newbie considering taking a class for the first time the many different types of classes to choose from combined with the jitters of trying something new in a group setting could be enough to make you want […]
So, we are finally at a point in my daughter’s life where, at a little over 2 years old, she is very close to being ready to tackle potty training. I kinda cant believe we are at this point. I’ve been missing the days of having a little tiny peanut, dependent on everything. Don’t get […]
When I was growing up, my family didn’t really celebrate holidays. Still, my dad’s company provided all their employees with free turkeys around Thanksgiving, so it’s not like I never knew what it was like to have turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie. In fact, my mom’s recipe for pumpkin pie is absolutely the best – […]
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Autumn. It brings with it crisp mornings, crunchy leaves underfoot, beautiful colors and chilly evenings. It can also bring with it a dip in mood and feelings of nostalgia for the summer just passed. The change in seasons and the move towards winter with its colder weather can leave you feeling a little down, and a […]
Today, Oct. 17, women across the country will be pointing out everything that makes their bodies unique. Hosted by the National Organization for Women, Love Your Body Day will be celebrating its 15th year of promoting positive body image among women. The day was created to encourage women and girls to express their opinions to […]
I feel that the Fall offers so many different date idea’s for couples at any age. It’s a perfect time to be outside or even bundle up inside depending how cool it is outside. Having the option is always nice before it becomes winter which brings along the bitter cold. Here are 5 ideas for a great […]