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Fall skincare and wellness essentials

Oct 11 2018     /     , , , ,

Cooler weather is around the corner, and we are thinking ahead with tips to stay healthy and hydrated as the air gets drier and our immunity goes down. We’re sharing our top fall picks for your skin and health from Life Brand at Shoppers Drug Mart – always a convenient and affordable option for moms. […]

Head Lice at Daycare: Prevention and Protocol

Sep 4 2018     /     , , , , ,

Your child’s first day at daycare can be both rewarding and emotional. It’s that first step to your child becoming independent and learning how to socialize with peers. There are many benefits to your child attending daycare … If your child is a picky eater, you might find they are willing to try new foods […]

MomChat 2018

Jul 1 2018     /     , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Join us in August and November for our MomChat parties! Let’s Chat  Back To School and the Holidays Each MomChat week will run for 5 days.  The first day will be a Facebook party and the last day will be a Twitter party and each of the 5 days we will feature two of the […]

Pediatric Scanning; Is It Necessary for My Child?

Apr 20 2018     /     , , , , ,

Diagnostic medical imaging is extremely valuable for assessing the pediatric population. Specific imaging modalities can be particularly helpful for doctors by providing information needed to make accurate assessments, leading to an appropriate and timely treatment plan. However, working with infants, children, and adolescents creates several unique challenges, including resistance from parents to altered medical procedures […]

5 Ways Coconut Oil Can Cure Stretch Marks

Apr 19 2018     /     , ,

Anyone who has suffered from stretch marks knows that they can severely damage someone’s self esteem, and lead to them becoming uncomfortable in their own skin. Most people with stretch marks got them during pregnancy, but other factors can contribute such as; weight loss, or genetics. Stretch marks are typically caused by any rapid stretching […]

These Toddler Snacks Are Great for Road Tripping This Spring

Apr 11 2018     /     , , , ,

On the road with your toddler this spring? You need to pack for distraction — hours of it. Books, videos, toys and games abound. Then, there are the snacks. While you can deal with the kids projectile-launching food at home relatively easily, your hands and senses will be dutifully occupied on the road. You need […]

Does My Toddler Need Nutritional Supplements?

Mar 17 2018     /     , , , ,

I am often asked this question and have wondered it myself considering the fact that I have a two-and-a-half-year-old boy who, for the most part, is a stellar eater but tends to be sporadic with his food intake as most toddlers are. Should I be supplementing my son’s diet with a daily multivitamin? What about […]

Spring into a new beauty routine

Mar 15 2018     /     , , , , ,

A change of season is the perfect time to introduce new beauty products into your routine. Try one of these new beauty essentials from Shoppers Drug Mart – affordable options for busy moms, whether you are travelling or at home.   Try a micellar cleanser Micellar water makes cleansing your face quick and easy. It gently […]

Before you leave for your vacation …

Mar 2 2018     /     , , , , ,

Your kids are so excited they can’t sleep. The bags are packed, the hotels are booked and you’re checked in for your flights.  You want to make this family vacation as stress-free as possible—so you’ve made a list and checked it twice. But is purchasing emergency medical travel coverage on that list? While thinking about […]

Does your family have health and dental benefits?

Mar 2 2018     /     , , , , ,

While most Canadian’s receive basic coverage for doctors and hospitals through our publicly –funded, national and provincial health care systems, you may still have to pay out-of-pocket for some services. This is why benefits providers, such as Alberta Blue Cross, offer employer-sponsored group and individual and family benefit coverage plans. Why do you need health […]