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Seniors Really DO Need More (and Healthier) Sleep

By | 2018-03-07T02:02:39+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Growing old ain't for wimps. No matter how well we take care of ourselves throughout our lives, things seem to fall apart for some seniors in the so-called golden years. One hassle we might face as we age? Restless sleep. Not necessarily because we worry about whether our grandkids are going to get their acts together, and certainly [...]

Swapping sunscreen for screen time

By | 2017-07-06T03:05:23+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Screen is an inescapable reality of modern life. Devices are ubiquitous at home, at school, at work, and at play: weekdays and weekends; 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The benefits are undeniable. Screens connect us with entertainment, information, and other human beings. Those benefits come at a cost, though. And more than [...]

A Meditation on Mother’s Gratitude (ways to get a little calm in the chaos)

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Being a Mom can be a tiring job that never lets up. Day after day, doing the same tasks. Running the kids to school and to activities. Working in-home and out of home. Washing dishes, sweeping, picking up the same toys over and over. Laundry. Teaching the kids how to do things, even though it's faster [...]

Is Your Cell Phone and Other Devices Hurting Your Neck?

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

People often joke that modern society is a, "pain in the neck." Many people don't even realize how true this is!  Your cell phone and other devices are now part of our daily lives and health problems are becoming associated with their habitual use. There are basically three ways that the hard and soft tissues of [...]

Busy Moms Need Their Sleep – 4 Life Hacks So You Can Get To Bed Earlier

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Managing kids isn't easy. If you're a mom, then you already knew that. However, if you find yourself constantly at your wit's end, trying to figure out where you can find a few extra hours in the day for a nap, then it might be time to re-think your schedule. Because a good night's sleep is [...]

Battle The Winter Blues!

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

While the days are getting longer, you are probably still battling the lethargy that comes with the winter months. Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as “SAD” is described by the Mayo Clinic as, “a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons. SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you're [...]

Three Healthy Alternatives For Holiday Favourites!

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Just because it’s the holiday season doesn’t mean calories don’t count (as much as we tell ourselves that’s true!) But don’t think you have to munch on just kale and carrots while everyone else around you is imbibing spirits and enjoying festive treats… just be sure that YOU’RE the one supplying the good choices at the [...]

Make Your Bedroom A Calming Space For A Better Night Rest

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

With a little bit of TLC, your bedroom can become a solace of calmness. There are few key concepts that have been proven scientifically that really make a huge difference and can be used to revolutionize the way you sleep. We’re not saying you need to give your room an Extreme Home Makeover, simply moving around [...]

Are You Setting Yourself Up For Sleep Deprivation?

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:15+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

After a long week, it’s normal to sleep in past your alarm during the weekends… but if you’re doing it more often than not, your body is most definitely not working up to par. While in our culture sleep deprivation has become normal, almost something people tend to brag about to prove how hard they work, [...]

Toddlers Sleeping Peacefully? Not Impossible!

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:15+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Yes, it may seem like an impossible feat to get toddlers to bed, and the word “mombie” may come to mind to those who have had to wrangle a toddler into a good sleeping routine in the past. But with a few tips and tricks from child behaviour specialists, child therapists and Mom’s ready to share [...]