Planet Earth

10 Reasons Why We Are Building An EarthShip Home (Photos)

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So, I get it.  If you are like I used to be,  you hear “sustainable living” or “off-the-grid” and you picture a community of people living together without the comforts of ‘modern day’ amenities. What if I told you that there is a type of home that’s cheap to build, cheap to maintain, a home that provides all the free food ... Read More »

5 Reasons to Love LEGO Again

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Did you hear? Lego is going green.                 If you don’t think this will make a difference in this lifetime, think again. The company made 60 billion lego pieces last year alone.                 Via CityNews.ca A great bonus to this is over 100 new employees will ... Read More »

9 Reasons To Choose Local Over Organic

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9 Reasons to choose LOCAL over ORGANIC 
(when only one option is available)                         We buy and eat organic as much as possible, and whenever it’s available (and affordable). The issue with buying organic is: 1) it’s not always available 2) it’s not always affordable (for most families) A couple of points ... Read More »

7 Ways To Stay Healthy, Strong And Illness-Free This Winter

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7 ways to stay healthy, strong and illness-free this winter                 With fall and winter comes the infamous ‘cold and flu season’. This does not have to be reality for you or your family.  It really all comes down to maintaining a strong, healthy immune system. So, how do we achieve (and maintain) ... Read More »

How To Use Activated Charcoal

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  Activated Charcoal                 What is it? Activated charcoal is a nontoxic, odorless and tasteless black powder that has been used for years to treat many various things in the body. It can be made out of wood, bamboo and even coconuts.Charcoal is an antidote as it adsorbs most toxins and poisons before they can ... Read More »

4 Toxic Chemicals This Study Found In Our Halloween Costumes

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It’s that time of year again…orange and black adorn most retail outlets, spiders, witches, skeletons and goblins adorn many neighboring doorways, windows and lawns. Halloween is a fun tradition that many of us enjoy. Most parents are aware of the toxins found in candy and the ‘treats’ collected by their precious wee ones. But what about those scary costumes? What ... Read More »

How to Mitigate the Hazards Caused by Asbestos

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How to Mitigate the Hazards Caused by Asbestos Asbestos is a naturally occurring silicate-based material with fire-resistant properties which was commonly used in housing materials including floor tiles, roof, shingles, and pipe insulation until the 1970s when it was designated a carcinogen and banned. Because of its widespread use prior to this time, it remains common in older homes and ... Read More »

Evidenced based naturopathic treatments to prevent and treat colds and flus. By Dr. Tanya Wylde, Naturopathic Doctor

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October, 2013.  Written by Dr. Tanya Wylde, Naturopathic Doctor               Cold & Flu Season is upon us and October is influenza (flu) immunization awareness month.  Some people struggle with the decision of whether or not to vaccinate with the flu-vaccine.  See my blog titled “To vaccinate or not to vaccinate, that is the question” ... Read More »

It’s time for me to come out and tell you the truth.

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So, I mentioned there would be an announcement?  Well, here it is! I AM WRITING A BOOK. That’s right.  I am now well into it and very excited to bring it to fruition. This book is a MUCH-NEEDED guide that will help parents-to-be understand what to really expect. Have you ever felt the urge, deep within your gut, to do something? ... Read More »

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