Breast or Bottle, Fed is Best

Word Breastfeeding Week just passed and although I wanted to desperately write a post in honour of it, I couldn’t find the words to write what I wanted to say. I have very little experience with breastfeeding as none of my three children were successfully breastfed. When Akshaya was born quite tiny, almost five weeks earlier than her due date, everyone repeatedly told me not to Read More …

5 DIY Facial Treatments

I often receive questions about my skin routine and to be honest I don’t really have a complicated skin routine or products that I simply cannot live without. During my teenage years I had patches of dry and discoloured skin after having suffered from eczema on my face, however over the years those dark patches have faded and my skin is quite clear. To have Read More …

Deodorants, Antiperspirants, & Breast Cancer?

With breast cancer on the rise and it being diagnosed earlier in women now than in previous years, one has got to wonder if deodorants and antiperspirants are to blame, amongst poor eating habits, stress, oral contraceptive use, and family history, of course. You might be wondering what the difference between the two are so here it is: Deodorants work to mask Read More …

The Benefits of Eating Red Fruits and Vegetables

Most people know is it is important to consume 5-10 servings of fruits and vegetables but due to hectic lifestyles and busy schedules, we often forget. Type 11 diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, obesity, and cancer is on the rise due to a diet of refined grains, refined sugar, fat, and processed foods. Fruits and vegetables are rich in nutrients that Read More …

50 Things We Can All Do to Help Save Our Planet

Every year Earth Day sparks discussions on what we can do to help clean and protect our environment. But really shouldn’t every day be Earth day? There are many little things we can all do to help our planet. Here are 50 suggestions: 1. Replace the incandescent light bulbs in your home with compact fluorescent bulbs. Fluoresecent bulbs give you the same Read More …

Anxiety in Children & How Parents Can Help

Parenting is an adventure of highs and lows, joys and frustrations, and many, MANY questions along the way. One of the things I often have trouble with is dealing with my daughter’s anxiety. I noticed that my daughter from a very young age was “different.” She would become fussy in the midst of strangers, overcrowded rooms, and new places. As Read More …

Red My Lips!

  I recently came across this incredible campaign on Facebook, dedicated to raising awareness about sexual violence and victim-blaming. The Red My Lips campaign founded in 2012, is a non-profit organization which encourages women (and even men) to wear red lipstick for the entire month of April (Sexual Assault Awareness Month) to raise awarness, increase the public’s understanding about sexual violence Read More …