Health & Wellness

Simple Guide to the Keto Diet

You have probably heard about the Keto diet and how it has so many people following it and losing weight. Does the keto diet really work? And more importantly, HOW does the keto diet work? Look no further than this simple guide. I am here to tell you that it 100% WORKS. And I’m not …

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Preparing For Surgery When You Have a Toddler At Home

I found out late last year that I needed surgery to correct a ruptured breast implant. Fast forward (very slowly) through 2020 and I have had my surgery canceled twice (due to lockdowns) and have had to live in pain through an already challenging 2020. Finally, on the other side, I can say that the …

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5 Old Wives Tales for When Your Child Is Unwell – And Whether They Actually Work

Disclaimer: I started writing this before COVID-19 was classified as a world wide pandemic. If you or someone you know (including your children) exhibit any symptoms that may be related to this virus, please refer to the instructions on the WHO website. This piece is for information purposes only, based on my own experience and …

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Facebook Groups That Every New Parent Should Join

Being a new parent is hard… New motherhood is a lonely role with little support. If you don’t count the mandatory maternal health nurse appointments every few months (2, 4, 6, 8, 12 months post-partum) there is little space for a new mama to turn when she has questions. For me, it’s been 27 years …

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ManFlu VS MomFlu

When a man is sick, they call it #MANFLU All of a sudden, he is incapable of functioning and reverts back to a child who needs nurturing and petting. He needs you to make him hot soup and wait on him with meds, socks, blankets and the tv remote. He does that ‘ferris-bueller’ style *coughcough* …

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My Natural Birth Story

It has taken me a few months (seven) to digest my experience of childbirth. Now that my body is starting to function properly and I can feel myself getting stronger I think it is time to tell my story. That being said, do not expect to read a harrowing story about complications and miracles. In …

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Healing a Cystocele

Have you just been diagnosed with a cystocele? Do you think you may have one or are you looking for ways to heal one? This post may help you. I have recently been successful if making a full recovery from this horrid experience myself and wanted to share how I did this. It’s something that …

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101 Uses for Coconut Oil – For The Whole Family

Coconut oil, there are so many advocates for the liquid gold. Type it into Google or Pinterest and you will be dished a plethora of recipes and DIY hacks on what to use the stuff for. But, is it really that good? YES! I use coconut oil for almost everything and everyone in my household …

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Body After Baby – What to Expect

It’s no secret our bodies change SO much when growing a baby. What we talk less about are the changes that happen after baby has left our bodies… and taken all the good stuff with them. So what should you really expect of your body after having a baby? When you are so busy growing a …

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