Health

Ep 13: Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn, dealing with lice, social media cleanouts and my heated vest

Sleep consultant Alanna McGinn answers all your questions, from newborn sleep right through tips for adults. I share advice for handling head lice, as well as how I do a social media cleanout every once in a while…plus I talk about my new heated vest! For more information on Alanna McGinn: Good Night Sleep Site, […] Read more…

6 Ways to Take Care of Yourself This Winter

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. There’s no denying it: the winter is here and in full force. Itchy skin, dry eyes, chapped lips and a stuffy nose are just the start of winter woes. Try these simple tips and […] Read more…

Microneedling Facials from RX Cosmetics: Review

Have you heard of microneedling facials? They’ve been in the press a lot lately, especially since Kim Kardashian shared a selfie after her first experience, and are said to improve fine lines and wrinkles, scars, age spots, acne, stretch marks and hyperpigmentation, to name only some of the benefits. I’m always game to try something […] Read more…

How To Treat Head Lice: A Complete Guide

It’s a parent’s nightmare: the call that your child has lice. Or, worse, being told that both of your daughters have lice, and wait…you do too! (True story from the week before Christmas, 2012.) So – how do you treat head lice? Based on my own experiences at home, 19 years of teaching, and my […] Read more…

Ep 8: Favourite Things Special – Beauty & Cleaning Products, Books, Kids’ Apps & Netflix Bingewatches

In this episode I’m sharing a whole show’s worth of favourite things: beauty products, cleaning products, books, kids’ apps and Netflix bingewatches! Favourites include: Maybelline eyeliner Norwex glass cloth, floor mop system and BacLock kitchen cloth set I Know You by Annabel Kantaria The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie Apps – ABC Alphabet Phonics, Sight […] Read more…

Ep 7: Allison Bell on resilience after infant loss, infertility, PPD & cancer

Special guest Allison Bell shares her experiences with resilience in the face of infant loss, infertility, postpartum depression and cancer, including the strategies that worked for her, and dos and don’ts for those who want to be supportive. You will be completely drawn in by Allison’s story, and her insights will hopefully be helpful to […] Read more…

Ep 6: Jessica Holmes on Mental Health, Use Tech to Declutter Paper and Don’t Interview For Pain

Jessica Holmes (comedian/actress/writer/mental health advocate) is my special guest, I share how I use tech to declutter paper (for me and the kids) and why you shouldn’t interview for pain.     In addition to sharing her experience with depression (including her totally underwhelmed reaction to being asked to emcee for Oprah and how she […] Read more…

Ste. Anne’s Spa: Girls’ Getaway Review

For most of my adult life I’ve dreamed of visiting Ste. Anne’s Spa in Grafton (fun tidbit: the original part of the building was built by the Massey family, of Massey-Ferguson), so when my friend Allison suggested it as a girls’ getaway for her 40th celebration I certainly wasn’t going to refuse. (Especially since she […] Read more…

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