Nutrition

Coconut Butter Is The Versatile Treat You Need In Your Life

After my second child was born, I cleaned up my diet a lot, and part of that process was reducing refined sugar. The problem with this was that I was a lifelong junk-foodie, I craved sweets and candy, making a mostly sugar-free diet very difficult for me to maintain. In an attempt to satisfy my […]

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24 Reasons Why I Didn’t Get To Meditate Today

In the dead of night while Googling the simple ways to be a happier and calmer person, I may have found myself stumbling upon the benefits of meditation. Given the fact that I have three kids, I’m pretty desperate for a bit of calm and peace. The idea of quieting my mind is certainly alluring […]

Parenting

The Many Moods Of A Work-At-Home Mum

While I’m fortunate to be a work-at-home mum, each day is a roller coaster of emotions. There is no divide between my life as a mum and my career and every move I make is is a multi-tasking miracle. Stressful, much? You bet. Here’s what my average day is like: It’s 6:30 am, and my […]

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Simple Life Hacks to Reduce Water Consumption

There’s no question that most of us waste water in insane quantities. And there’s a crisis when it comes to the availability of clean water in some places of the world, whereas in others we literally let it slip down the drain. Water is so important, and there are many things that we can do […]

Parenting In the News

We Need to Stop Mum Shaming Celebrities

Chrissy Teigen was again under fire recently, after posting an adorable video of her son Miles learning how to walk. Now, a reasonable person might think, what could people possibly find wrong with a tender video like this? Well, if there’s anything that can be gleaned from the comments section of a post about celebrity […]

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How I Became Debt Free Using the Debt Avalanche Technique

When my husband and I got married in 2012 we had collected a large amount of debt between the two of us. We both had a combination of credit cards and student debt that we had been ignoring, however it became clear that we were going to have to address the almost 80 thousand dollars […]

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4 Themed Container Gardens to Help You Get Growing

Container gardening is all the rage right now. Many people are becoming interested in growing their own food, however with the high costs of housing and the density of most modern cities, container gardening often ends up as the most feasible option. Container gardening is the method of growing plants in containers (think planters, pots, […]

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Alanis Morisette Opens Up About Battling Postnatal Depression

Alanis Morisette rose to fame in the 1990’s with her scathing confessional-type lyrics and unique voice. And in real life she has been known to talk about difficult things with candor as well. In March of this year, Morisette announced that she and her husband Mario “Souleye” Treadway were expecting a new addition to their […]

Nutrition

Everything You Need to Know About the NOOM Diet App

Trying to lose weight can be a frustrating and overwhelming experience. Almost everywhere you look there’s advice on how to successfully drop the pounds, However, in many cases the information presented is questionable or conflicting. And to make matters worse, there’s an abundance of specialized diets, many of them claiming to be the “magic bullet” […]