The Environment

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 »

10 Things You Need To Know About Body Odor

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Here are 10 things you need to know about body odour.                        What we eat and drink affects our body odour. Our sweat is supposed to be odourless.  It’s true! What we eat and drink can contribute to body odour In most studies conducted it was found that food and ... 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 »

Monsanto’s Round-Up Found “Probably Carcinogenic To Humans”

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So, you’ve probably heard earlier this month about the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer announcing that “glyphosate”, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s line of pesticides, is “probably carcinogenic to humans.”                     The research was published in The Lancet Oncology and relies on studies conducted on the chemical ... 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 »

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 »

Do we really need to treat fevers?

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By Dr. Tanya Wylde, Naturopathic Doctor Fevers often occur with colds and flus and all too often parent’s worry about and treat a fever unnecessarily according to research, since fever is the body’s natural response to deal with an infection. Some doctors and researchers call it “fever phobia.” 1,2               When a child has a fever ... 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 »

How to Protect Yourself, and your children, from Chlorinated Pools

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This topic has come up a few times recently.   My mother hasn’t been able to swim in chlorinated water for years. It started one day, during a weekly swim, her skin started itching, getting red and she eventually develped a bad rash. Years later, I’ve develpped the same reaction. Have you ever wondered about the red, itchy eyes you ... Read More »

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