5 Minor Ailments a Pharmacist Can Treat


Around here the winter months are known for frolicking in the snow, hockey and cold season. I cannot tell you how many Doctor visits we've had since December, not counting the numerous Pharmacy visits we've had. Our local Shoppers Drug Mart has been … [Read more...]

Holding a Grudge and Being Thankful


Canadian Thanksgiving is just around the corner and as per usual, I am prepping for a house full of family. Unlike most holiday blog posts, Thanksgiving really has nothing to do with what I am about to write, other than it's what sparked this post. … [Read more...]

Signs Your Toddler is Preschool Ready

Signs Toddler is Ready for School

Baby Girl is 3 now and technically old enough to attend pre-school. I recently found out she can take the bus to OR from the school. Pardon? First, I'm not ready for my baby to grow up and second, she seems far too little to put on the bus and wave … [Read more...]

Eggs for Life Babies First Solid Food

Eggs Baby Starter Foods

When my older kids were babies the first food their Doctor recommended was infant cereal, beginning at 6 months on rice and moving onto other grains. Through trial and error we worked our way through their first puréed vegetables and fruits, avoiding … [Read more...]

Tips to Prepare Siblings for the New Baby

Top Pregnancy Essentials

With each day and an expanding girth it is becoming more apparent to Baby Girl that there is something inside mommy's belly. We've prepared her along the way with the excitement of her new little brother's arrival, saying the cutest things like … [Read more...]

Ways to Increase #Fertility

Fertility Health

If you are thinking about or trying to conceive, diet, health, sleep patterns, environmental conditions and stress can all be factors in reproductive health and conception success.  Most couples trying to conceive (TTC) are already conscious about … [Read more...]

Back to School and Settling in


My kids have been back to school for a week now and seem to be settling in just fine.  Hollywood was especially nervous about returning, although eagerly awaiting the start of his high school experience.  As old as he seems to be these days, his … [Read more...]