Category

Featured

138-Podcast-50
Featured, Nutrition, Parenting + Kids, Podcast

Podcast Ep 50: Healthy Beauty with Joy McCarthy

Mom-preneur Joy McCarthy, founder of Joyous Health and author of 3 books on the topic of natural health, is our guest on today’s episode, which is brought to you by Life Choice’s Professional Therapeutic Medicine featuring their Fermented L-Glycine formulated by Dr Eldon Dahl. 90% of conventional products contain the “toxic 10,” and Joy’s motivation to create natural products was driven by her desire to eliminate these chemicals from her life, and the life of her young daughter.

Read more
138-Canna
Featured, Mindfulness, Stress

Go Back to School With These Cannabis Essentials

Going back to school can be quite a whirlwind. Stress levels are always on the rise, from teachers grappling with lesson plans to university students trekking back to campus to parents sending their little ones off to school for the first time. Stress can manifest itself in unique ways, causing tension issues, headaches and anxiety. Mitigate this year’s back-to-school stress with cannabis. The cannabis and hemp plants are constantly undergoing studies to learn more about their potentially beneficial effects on the human body.

Read more
138-Functional-Foods-Kefir
Featured, Functional Foods, Membership Only Content, Nutrition

Functional Foods: Kefir

With thirty different strains of good bacteria, this fermented milk drink has been supporting vibrant health for thousands of years. Made from animal milk and a starter compound of bacteria and yeast, it contains a complex and beneficial microbial brew. Its name is even derived from the Turkish word keyif, which means “feeling good.”

Read more
138-Big-Thirst-3-Eye-Opening-Statistics-About-Children-and-Anxiety
Family, Featured, Membership Only Content, Parenting + Kids

Big Thirst: 3 Eye-Opening Statistics About Children and Anxiety

If your child struggles with anxiety, you are far from alone. It’s a heartbreaking issue: far too many children are impacted by anxiety. But, defined loosely as difficulty coping calmly with situations that most other people find easy, it’s a pattern many parents will recognize. While it’s a common problem, giving anxious children tools for coping is sadly relatively uncommon. As the statistics below will demonstrate, anxiety in children is a phenomenon we’re learning to recognize but still slow to treat.

Read more
138-Why-‘Potential-is-a-Dangerous-Word-for-Parenting
Family, Featured, Membership Only Content, Parenting + Kids

Why ‘Potential’ is a Dangerous Word for Parenting

Imagine having friends over for dinner. You have been preparing this meal for hours, shopping for the ingredients, prepping the meats, chopping vegetables. As you begin the dinner, one of your guests says, “Um, is this your best effort at cooking? I think you have more potential than this. Next time we come for dinner, please cook to your full potential.” Absurd, right? Well, regretfully, we do this to our children all the time…

Read more
138-Breathing-Room
Family, Featured, Membership Only Content, Mindfulness, Movement, Parenting + Kids

Breathing Room: Practicing Mindfulness With Kids

Back to school can be a time of anxiety. So here are kid-friendly ways to de-stress together.

There’s no way around it: children in 2021 have many reasons to be anxious. And back to school can be a particularly tough time for some kids. But, unfortunately, if you’re a parent to a sensitive child who experiences a lot of fear and nervousness around transitions, it can be hard to know how to help.

Read more
138-Arts-Crafts
Family, Featured, Membership Only Content, Parenting + Kids

Whole Home: Creating an All-Natural Children’s Craft Space

Arts and crafts deserve their own dedicated space. Here’s how to make yours as attractive and functional as possible—naturally.

If your child is going to be drawn into their craft space, you’ve got to make it feel like it’s all theirs. Decorating with their favourite colours is a great way to make the space inviting. Use low- or no-VOC paints to transform shelves, jars for holding supplies, and walls.

Read more
Close