HEALTH

Pregnancy and Body Image

Pregnancy and Body Image

It seems a bit taboo to complain or talk about weight gain during pregnancy since it is something that is supposed to happen. BUT it’s also incredibly hard to suddenly switch your mindset from focusing on weight loss and fitness to accepting weight gain. When I typically gain weight I feel uncomfortable in my skin, in my clothes and don’t like how I look. The same is true for the majority of the time I’m pregnant. It feels like your body is lost, unfamiliar and not your own.

Please Stop Complimenting my Daughter’s Size

Please Stop Complimenting my Daughter’s Size

How I’m struggling to get my kids to eat healthy,  boost their self confidence and deal with some self image issues.  
With two daughters I knew body image, weight and health would be something we would have to navigate as they got older. It’s something I expected to deal with when they were in their teen years but unfortunately it’s become a part of our conversations much sooner.

It’s no secret that I’ve got my own body image issues and struggles with weight, as I’ve blogged about before, but now with my kids, I’m facing it in an entirely new way.

How to Have a Healthier Period

How to Have a Healthier Period

We tested out Natracare products, a line of organic feminine products that are plastic-free, organic and chlorine free, which means you can feel confident in what you’re using every month. They have liners, pads and tampons that are biodegradable too. Which means you can feel good about what you’re using on your body and what you’re throwing into the landfills.

I Had a Breast Reduction and Hated it

I Had a Breast Reduction and Hated it

Hard to believe, but, yep, I had a breast reduction. I had the surgery that I thought would take my large, uneven, saggy boobs and make them worthy of a Victoria’s Secret model. Only, that’s not what happened.
Before I get into that, let’s go back to the beginning.

My Lifelong Struggle with Urinary Tract Infections

My Lifelong Struggle with Urinary Tract Infections

If you’ve ever suffered from a urinary tract infection I don’t have to describe the pain...for those of you lucky enough to have avoided them, it’s like a sharp slicing pain in your nether regions. One that burns like a ring of fire after you’ve eaten tacos from a...

Perfect Smiles at Home

Perfect Smiles at Home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIsEmzAXG4A In between dental visits it's so important to keep that smile healthy. Jenny of Georgian Mall Family Dental shares with us her top tips. First thing, especially just before the kids go back to school, head to the dentist for...

Lip Filler at the Dentist? Yep!

Lip Filler at the Dentist? Yep!

https://youtu.be/HuxngbEU_mg We were floored when we found out that the dentists at Georgian Mall Family Dental do fillers and therapeutic botox at their office. FLOORED. We always thought you would have to go to a media spa or a plastic surgeon's office. Then we...

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