• Soothe Your Mind

Soothe Your Mind

The value of mindfulness therapies extends to the health of the entire body, including the immune system. According to leading psychiatrist Brian Fallon, MD, MPH, Kundalini yoga, meditation, and cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety are a great way to keep your mind soothed during COVID-19.

January 15th, 2021|Adults, Kids|0 Comments
  • Stay-at-Home Halloween

Stay-at-Home Halloween

Halloween is the best and this year it’s on a Saturday night with an extra hour of the day. Talk about bewitching perfection. But it also happens to fall in the scariest year in recorded history, 2020, during a worldwide health crisis. Still, the kids shouldn’t suffer and miss out on the fun of celebrating Halloween. Even high-risk Halloween can be fun at a distance. Who says costumes, laughter, and fun can’t still be had by all ages?

October 21st, 2020|Adults, Kids|0 Comments
  • A Guide to Breastfeeding

A Guide to Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding can be one of the most rewarding—and challenging—experiences for both mother and baby. For some, the process comes easily; for others, it’s the opposite and can lead to stress, even judgment. It’s a layered topic and one that Jennifer Lezak knows well.

September 2nd, 2020|Health, Kids|0 Comments
  • The Power of Play

The Power of Play

No matter what the situation or how far removed we were are from normal life, let's encourage our children to play. The games kids play are not nonsense: they’re full of cultural meaning; they help children (and coyotes, and gorillas) develop empathy; they encourage resilience; they help motor development; and they help children work through their feelings around otherwise unsettling events, like a global pandemic, productively.

July 24th, 2020|Kids|0 Comments
  • What Colour Are Human Beings?

What Colour Are Human Beings?

Let us be clear from the get-go, racism is a learnt behaviour. We have all seen film footage of white supremacist families who proudly present their babies, toddlers and kids adorned in swastikas and racist symbolism. The children hold banners and spout rhetoric of which they have no real knowledge or experience, but if they know no better it can only be the parents to blame.

  • It Feels Like Spring

It Feels Like Spring

Suddenly, it seems, the mornings are brighter, the evenings are lighter and you see your home almost differently. Those winter months made even the cheeriest rooms look like they had a blanket over them, and night-time glows gently shadowed your décor and furniture.

March 13th, 2020|Adults, Kids|0 Comments
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