10 Ways to Have Sensory Fun in the Sun

Summer break is the perfect time to invest in your sensory system.  Neurosensory and sensorimotor integration (big fancy terms for the talk that goes on in your nervous system and between your brain and body) are absolutely critical for learning, focus, attention, and emotional regulation.  You can help feed these hungry sensory systems by… well… […]

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Growing a Snack Garden … with kids!

There is nothing that kids love more than to dig in the dirt, so why not use those extra little hands to help you in the garden. Children enjoy planting seeds, watching them grow, and harvesting what they have grown. The experience can help them to develop a love of nature and can have a […]

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Let’s Get Smart About Stress

Stress. We all have it. You can’t avoid it. Sometimes it’s good; sometimes it’s bad.  Sometimes you feel like you have a lot; sometimes you feel very little. No matter what, your body is constantly doing its best to manage that stress load appropriately and function gracefully through it.  My goal in this blog is […]

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Kinesiology Tape During Pregnancy

What’s with that cool tape? Kinesiology Tape (KT) has been making headlines since athletes have been highlighting their brightly-coloured sport supports during the Olympics and other major games.  What could possibly be a more impressive physical feat than taking 9 months to completely overhaul your physique and prepare for “the main event”?  That “main event” […]

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Nutrition Expert Tips for a Fresh Start

Tips from a Nutrition Expert Starter Nutrition Tips for Your Fresh Start The spring season brings a fresh start, hopeful energy, and the best of intentions. Many people have health and nutrition goals to achieve. Sometimes they turn to fad diets that leave them feeling deprived and wanting to give up after a couple weeks […]

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Probiotics Aren’t Just For Pooping

The microbial revolution has begun!  After teams of brilliant scientists completely mapped out the human genome, they were shocked at what they DID NOT find.  The expectation was that once we decoded our DNA, we would be able to identify and treat specific genes to solve an abundance of diseases. What they found was not […]

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Healthy Holiday Party Nutrition Tips

It’s back! the season for exchanging gifts, baking cookies, and receiving invitations to various holiday parties. While these get-togethers are meant to gather friends and loved ones for some festive visiting, the typical indulgent fare that frequents such events often leaves partygoers feeling guilty about overindulging and can put your nutrition goals on the back […]

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