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Breakfast Grab and Goes

I am a fan of the sit down breakfast. I like to give myself enough time in the morning to eat a bowl of cereal before I dash off for…

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Mairlyn Smith – Professional Home Economist

Mairlyn Smith is the only professional home economist and food writer in Canada that is also an alumnus of the Second City Comedy Troupe making her a popular TV and…

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Isolde O Neill – Organizer and Productivity Consultant

A Toronto-based Professional Organizer and Productivity Consultant with a talent for teaching and motivating others, Isolde O Neill has worked extensively in the many areas and levels of organizing. Passionate about helping…

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Stefanie Antunes – Birthing Doula

Stefanie Antunes has been a Lamaze® Educator and doula since 2002, after the birth of her second son showed her just how valuable it is to be prepared for birth…

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Aida Martinez Chorro – Naturopath

Aida Martinez Chorro is a naturopathic medical graduate and has a family practice in the Yonge and Lawrence neighbourhood.  She has a special interest in digestive conditions,  autism, cognitive and…

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Jennifer De La Roca – Relationship Counsellor

Jennifer De La Roca MSW, RSW is a Relationship Expert who has been providing counselling to individuals, couples, and families for over 10 years from her Barrie practice. As a…

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

Adapted from Ultimate Foods for Ultimate Health and don’t forget the chocolate! (Whitecap) Recipes by: Mairlyn Smith PHEc These muffins are my family’s favourite. They are deliciously moist, full of…

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Parenting The Strong Willed Child

Often a strong willed child could be confused as a child acting out, pushing buttons, just plain naughty! A strong willed child is non of the above, they are however…

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Feeding Your Bundle of Joy

Proper nutrition has a great impact on a child’s future.  By starting your baby’s life off right, you will have  confidence you are playing an active role in reducing the…

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Emotional preparation for JK.

It’s the first day of school and both you and your child are nervous and excited. Perhaps you have never been apart before.  If you were a stay at home…