Health

Laser teeth whitening: all the details

Who doesn’t want whiter teeth? I’ve tried the at-home products, and while I’ve seen some minimal improvements, my teeth are so sensitive that it hasn’t seemed worth it. When I apply teeth-whitening strips, I wake up the next day to hours of pain…and when you consider how often they need to be applied to see […] Read more…

Ep 17: Special guest Cityline host Tracy Moore plus the perfect gift for a new mom

A great gift idea for a new mom, and an interview with Cityline host Tracy Moore: social media, body shaming, racism, parenting and 10 years on Cityline…we cover it all! Plus you don’t want to miss her “favourite thing”! You can find Tracy Moore on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Cityline can also be found on […] Read more…

Ep 16: Dr. Sheila Wijayasinghe answers health questions, plus my take on Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

All of your women’s health questions answered (even the ones I blushed while repeating) by Dr. Sheila Wijayasinghe, plus I (a declutterer since forever) share my thoughts on the new hit Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. Some helpful links from Dr. Sheila: Unlock Food Menopause handout Fertility resources Dr. Sheila’s article on infertility […] Read more…

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…

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