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Fall Crafts for Kids

Fall Crafts for Kids

Hello, all my virtual friends! If you live in a climate where you get to watch the trees turn beautiful colors in the fall, this craft is just for you! My youngest son loves doing crafts with me, so last week, we went shopping at Value Village to pick up some cheap glassware that could serve as candleholders. We then collected a variety of leaves and pressed them in our family’s humungous dictionary for a week, then coated them in Mod…

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Parental Maintenance – are YOU Taking Care of Yourself?

Parental Maintenance – are YOU Taking Care of Yourself?

What is parental maintenance? In a nutshell, t’s making sure that you’re taking care of your own needs. All parents have been there. Whether it’s sleepless babies, illness, high-maintenance kids, or kids with disabilities, we all end up sleep-deprived, exhausted, and overwhelmed at some point in our parenting lives. I’m sure you’ve all heard that you can’t take care of anyone else if you aren’t taking care of yourself. Let me give you a little background about my own experiences…

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Work Out With Me Wednesday #4

Work Out With Me Wednesday #4

Welcome everyone to your Wednesday Workout! It’s hard to believe we’re already on week 4 – a full month of workouts! If you’ve been keeping up with your workouts, now is a great time for you to pat yourself on the back for all your hard work! It’s important to reward yourself for achieving your goals – have you made any goals with regard to your fitness and wellbeing? If so, what rewards have you decided on for yourself? Rewards…

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Fall Activities for Chronic Illness & Pain Sufferers

Fall Activities for Chronic Illness & Pain Sufferers

With the Fall comes some amazing colours in parts of North America, with the gorgeous fall colours as trees change colour, and Fall bushes and plants burst into life with radiant reds, golds, pinks, and oranges. For people who are active, it’s a favourite time to get out there and get in some running or cycling, but for those of us who are less capable of such wonders, there are still ways to enjoy the fall without the pain! 1…

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Work Out With Me Wednesday #3

Work Out With Me Wednesday #3

Hello again, and welcome to your THIRD WEEK of WOWMW! Hopefully you’re starting to feel a little looser, and a little bit better if you’ve been stiff and sore! This week’s workout is going to step things up a little bit. So far, we’ve been working on stretching things out a little, and if you feel you’re good with the first two workouts right now, feel free to keep working with those. If you feel you’re ready to move on,…

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