Month: May 2016

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Ladies, it’s time to open the bathroom door wide open. Bowel health, and particularly bowel health issues, aren’t always the easiest conversations to have. For many women the subject is considered “taboo”, especially when discussing with members of the opposite sex. And if you feel uneasy chatting about it, you’re not alone: according to the Dulcolax® Bowel Health Poll, seven in ten Canadians feel comfortable discussing their bowel movements with their doctor, but only two in five feel comfortable discussing the subject with their partner, and even fewer would discuss it with a close friend, parent or co-worker. The...

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Making Good Choices, One Glass at a Time

This post is part of the YummyMummyClub.ca and the Nestlé Pure Life #RethinkYourDrink sponsored program. I received compensation as a thank you for my participation. This post reflects my personal opinion about the information provided by the sponsors. As parents, we tend to put the focus on our children. We drive them to play dates and watch them participate in sports and the arts. We make sure they do their homework and pick up their toys, and of course we referee any sibling rivalry that takes place. All of the hustle and bustle of raising a family can lead to poor habits for mom...

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Managing Wedding Mayhem

Welcome to May and the start of the wedding season! Whether you’re attending a wedding this summer as a guest, have the honourable task of being included in the wedding party or you’re getting married (congrats!), the thought of cramming multiple weddings, and the prep that goes with them, into your already overflowing schedule seems impossible. What are the secrets to enjoying a stress-free wedding season? Read on! 1)      Don’t skip your beauty routine, but do skip the expensive waxing appointments. If you want to feel smooth and confident in your most leggy dress at the next wedding you...

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Tasty & Convenient: Peanut Butter Caramel Popcorn {giveaway}

My snack cupboard is like the Bermuda Triangle. I put things in it, and the next time I open the cupboard … it’s all gone. It seems like my kids are always hungry. I keep healthy snacks on hand and they will eat them, but they get bored or they want something that is a little bit sweet, so I need to have a variety of treats on hand. I don’t mind if they have a sweet treat now and then, particularly if that treat has some health benefits as well. My peanut butter caramel popcorn has the benefit...

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Fly High with this Peter Pan Disney Bound

I remember my little brother going out for Halloween as Peter Pan when he was little. Peter Pan is a timeless tale, so it is fitting to create a Peter Pan disney bound. Pun intended. What is Disney Bounding? Disney Bounding is the act of dressing to represent a Disney character. It is not wearing costumes, but putting together an outfit that would be perceived as a regular outfit, but could also be identified as being reminiscent of a Disney character. Disneyland and Walt Disney World both prohibit adults from entering the parks wearing costumes. This ensures that children do...

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