I literally JUST posted about feeling good as a mother and a woman, about perceiving yourself in a positive way so others perceive you in a similar fashion. But I just have to share something else quickly. I’m sitting here, outside on one of the hottest days in the Niagara Peninsula this summer. I love … More Kids and Responsibility
So many people tell me that I seem so laid-back and easygoing, that I’m cool, calm, and collected, and that I seem “so relaxed”. I blush and smile and thank them, but in my mind, my eyes are bulging out of their sockets and I’m thinking, “you must be crazy!” How can I appear to … More Moms: Think Positive; Be Positive
Last week, I was interested in getting some feedback on what people consider “healthy” lunch options for kids. (For anyone, really). While I did see some replies with things like hummus, beans, and raw veggies, the majority of replies I got contained whole wheat breads, whole grain wraps, etc. There is a myth floating around … More 21 Healthy Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Lunch
This is absolutely fascinating! It shows us how a baby’s innate need to breastfeed can help us do it properly; pain-free, and easily. It is definitely worth reading, especially if you are pregnant. I sure wish I’d known about this with all 5 of my kids! I had come to expect the typical toe-curling pain … More Breastfeeding – We’ve Been Doing It All Wrong!
What? A lettuce wrap? My kid will never eat a lettuce wrap! I once thought that, too. Even though my kids love vegetables, and salads, they seemed to dislike the idea of lettuce wraps. The trick, I found, is to let them watch me prepare them, and fill them with colourful things that they like. … More Kid-Friendly Lunch #1: Lettuce Wraps
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While my mom was visiting and helping out after the birth of our fifth baby, she made these wonderful little breakfast balls. Since she’s pretty heavy into the health food, I asked her what’s in them, knowing that it was only healthy ingredients. They’re so simple and quick to make; no baking, no mess (even … More Mom’s 3-Ingredient, No-Bake Breakfast Balls (updated)
I read this great post this morning that I just need to share. Pregnancy and childbirth are things that I’m very passionate about. In this post from fellow parenting blogger Kate Tietje at Modern Alternative Mama, you can find out more about 12 very common lies that pregnant women are subjected to and often believe. … More 12 Lies About Pregnancy Most People Believe
I’m on a bit of a quest. I’d like to find some healthy lunch ideas for my kids. There are plenty of ideas out there, but many of them include breads, pastas and other things. A lot of people would think an egg salad sandwich is healthy, or maybe even gluten-free pasta. The trouble is, … More Easy, Quick and Healthy Kid-Approved Lunches
Since we are Canadian, I just want to take a moment to say Happy Canada Day to all my fellow Canadians! We are a little unsure about what we’ll be doing today to celebrate, as the weather is not looking too favourable, but the kids really want to see a parade and some fireworks … More Happy Canada Day!