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Why do our kids need breakfast?

Earlier this week, as my son was heading to the table for breakfast, he asked, “Mom, why don’t we get toast for breakfast?”  He’s six so his question shows his curiosity and interest in what he is doing and eating. His question also got me thinking about how to encourage our kids to develop good Read More …

Sugar and Little Bodies

Today is World Diabetes Day and I’m sure we’ve been hearing and seeing a lot about diabetes and diabetes prevention but today I would like to focus on how to translate this information for our kids and their little bodies. In a previous post, I spoke about creating choices for our kids and providing alternatives Read More …

Stuffed Pizza Rolls

We make pizza all the time at my house so it’s nice to change up the presentation every now and again. I love this recipe because it’s super simple and really quick, especially if you use store bought dough. I prefer homemade dough and I like to use this recipe because it’s quick and easy Read More …

Our Sugary Choices

Recently, there has been a lot of hype about sugar and the high levels of consumption of sugary drinks in schools which has led to the decision to ban all such drinks. While I applaud this move I do think that we need to look deeper and to address this “culture of snacking.” I do Read More …

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week 2016!

Happy World Breastfeeding Week! What better time to talk about the benefits as well as the challenges of breastfeeding.   Before we get to that though, i just want to say that I also celebrate the moms who have made the decision to bottle feed for whatever reason. I know there is a lot of Read More …

Take time to appreciate Dad time

Dad is such an important person in and part of our lives!   We often focus so much on mom’s role in a baby or child’s life that we sometimes forget that dads are just as crucial for babies’ health, happiness and development.   There are all types of dads and each has a special way that he Read More …

Eating rainbow colours

So the holiday season is upon us and it’s all about the great food and good friends and sometimes it’s hard for us to remember to eat well. So I thought I’d share this post to remind us to “eat like a rainbow” during this festive season.     We know it’s important to eat Read More …

Breakfast for Brighter Brains

We’ve always heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but we don’t always find the time to eat a well balanced breakfast. Mornings are incredibly hectic especially for us moms and we usually try to find the quickest breakfast for ourselves and the kids. Believe it or not breakfast really is Read More …

Organic: To buy or not to buy?

Over the years we’ve had plenty trends when it comes to food. We’ve seen ‘low carb’, ‘low fat’, high protein and most recently ‘organic.’ But is ‘organic’ just a fad that will fade with the next big thing or should it really become a part of our diet?     We know that organic food tends to be Read More …