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Nature, Redefined Out Back

Posted on: January 17, 2014

By Megan Elford Last week we went out for a walk Out Back. “Out Back” is a big, huge empty lot surrounded by trees that border the Nottawasaga River. It’s home to The Frog Pond (really a storm water run-off stream), The Stone Bridge (a retaining wall along the run-off
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Simple and Easy Thanksgiving Decor on a Budget

Posted on: October 10, 2013

By Lisa Corcoran Confession: I decorate for the holidays. And by holidays, I don’t just mean Christmas! Thanksgiving, Halloween, Easter and everything in between is an excuse to decorate! For me, the decorations are just one part of the ritual of celebration and are nearly as important as the food.
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If You Eat Healthy, Does Your Family Need To Take a Multi Vitamin?

Posted on: April 24, 2013

We welcome back Deborah Lowther this week to discuss the importance of vitamins in our diets. As the owner of Adult Essentials and Iron Kids, she may have a vested interest but her points are sound. In our family we take multi-vitamins (when mommy brain here remembers to buy them…)
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The Family Huddle with Me in a Tree

Posted on: April 4, 2013

Featuring Misty Hamel from Life Where We Are You know those parents who are full of energy, always organized and seem to have it all together? I am not one of those parents. I am forgetful, unorganized and always running late. I have tried writing things down in a calendar
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The Secret To Better Health for Families

Posted on: March 21, 2013

We are happy to have Deb Lowther, a founder of Adult Essentials Gummies and Iron Kids Nutrition, back with us this week talking about the not-so-secret to better health… What if I told you I had the secret to better health, easier weight control, more energy, more restful sleep, and
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Fast Foods That Are Healthy? Quick Alternatives to Fast Food

Posted on: January 18, 2013

We are happy to have Deb Lowther, a founder of Adult Essentials Gummies and Iron Kids Nutrition as our guest today. Deb is a mom of 3 who knows how hard it is to get meals on the table that are healthy and full of good nutrition for kids and
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Dressing Your Children on a Budget

Posted on: January 3, 2013

When kids come into the picture, a lot of things change- mostly for the better, of course. One change that can be difficult for new parents to adjust to is the added strain children place on family finances. Yes, they’re adorable and you love them to pieces, but there’s no
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Nutrition for Kids: How to Raise a Healthy Eater

Posted on: September 14, 2010

The rates of childhood obesity are reaching epidemic proportions in Canada.  Increased consumption of processed food and fast food combined with lack of exercise are the primary factors behind the epidemic. Obesity can lead to early onset type 2 diabetes and hormone imbalance in teens as well as many other
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