4 Ways to Manage your Child's Screen Time

ImageK Kelly Sikkema

ImageK Kelly Sikkema

There’s been quite a bit of back-and-forth in scientific research (not to mention mass media) about children’s exposure to screens in the last decade, as the use of devices has become more and more prevalent.

The long and short of today situation, however, is that the average of seven hours a day children in North America spend on screens is not healthy. 

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On August 18, 2017, posted in: Blog , Brain Health , Pediatrics

Want Happier, Healthier Kids? Start in the Kitchen

Image: Ben White from Unsplash

Image: Ben White from Unsplash

Now that it’s August your thoughts may have started to turn from weekends at the beach, to hectic early mornings before school.

As we start the march towards September, you may have plans to improve your kids’ health by making them healthy lunches, being more active as a family, or even introducing some larger changes like cutting out sugar.
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On August 10, 2017, posted in: Blog , Nutrition , Recipes

What Self Care Really Means, Parts 3 & 4: The Heart & The Spirit

Image: Jon Asato

Image: Jon Asato

Did you know July 24 was International Self Care Day? In honour of the fine art of self care, I’m sharing my top tips for each area of your health you should pay attention to when looking after yourself.

If you haven’t already, check out Part 1 – The Body, and Part 2 – The Mind before you read more below.

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On July 24, 2017, posted in: Blog , Mental Health , Stress Management

What "Self Care" Really Means, Part 2: The Mind

Image: Tim Marshall

Image: Tim Marshall

Did you know that July 24 is International Self Care Day?

All around the world, people will be slowing down a little to honour the fine art of self care.

But what does that really mean?

“Self care” is one of those popular terms in the media, especially on the health & fitness side of things. But taking great care of yourself is about so much more than green smoothies and exercise (although those things do help) – it’s about having a look at yourself in a holistic way, and supporting ALL the elements that make us human.

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On July 24, 2017, posted in: Blog , Brain Health , Mental Health , Nutrition , Stress Management

What "Self Care" Really Means, Part 1: The Body

Image: David Straight

Image: David Straight

Did you know that July 24 is International Self Care Day?

All around the world, people will be slowing down a little to honour the fine art of self care.

But what does that really mean?

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