Playdough is one of those classic children's activities that can provide hours of fun and help your child develop many skills. Unfortunately, commercially made playdough usually contains artificial fragrances and colourants, many of which are petroleum-based, as well...read more
Earlier, I shared a recipe for a natural, DEET-free mosquito repellent. One of the key ingredients in that recipe is lemon eucalyptus essential oil. Repelling mosquitoes isn't the only outdoor use for essential oils though. In fact, there are many ways they can be...read more
Guest post by Dr. Sabrina Chen-See, Vancouver’s Pediatric & Family Wellness Chiropractor The baby is born... no more carrying the heavy load 24/7! The labour’s done and the hard work is over... or is it? Caring for a baby is rewarding - and hard work. Like other...read more
Morning sickness can be miserable, but with knowing this newer information there is light at the end of the tunnel!
Guest post by Dr. Bobby Parmar, Naturopathic Physician. The original post can be found here. Morning sickness confers 50-75% lower miscarriage rates in women who have had a previous miscarriage. It also seems the greater the misery and symptoms the more the benefit to...read more
Today, I'm going to answer a question that I commonly get from my readers and clients - What do you recommend for water filtration? The answer depends on where you live and the condition of your building. For this article, I'm going to focus on the Metro Vancouver...read more
Did you know that 95% of "green" products have been found to commit at least one of the "Sins of Greenwashing"? Read the 2010 report by Sins of Greenwashing to learn more.read more
Wondering if you might be exposing your unborn child to toxins? Read what Dr. Andrew Weil has to say about toxins and our children.read more