The Best Tips for Boosting Brain Development in Your Child

Feb 23 2018     /     , , ,

Written by: Jennifer Landis Children spring up like weeds, it’s true. Though the time you spend raising them feels like it flies by, that doesn’t compare to how quickly they learn. Up until age three, your child creates a million new neural connections every second that represent the endless potential of the developing brain’s architecture on […]

Sugar 101- Busting the Myths Around Sweet

Feb 22 2018     /     , , , , ,

We asked mom dietitian Andrea Holwegner, CEO of Health Stand Nutrition Consulting and lead nutritionist to BrightPath early childhood education her thoughts on the sticky subject of sugar.  Here is what she had to say: 1.What is sugar and what is the difference between added sugar and natural sugar? Sugar is a type of carbohydrate. […]

Clean Air for Kids – 6 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Feb 20 2018     /     ,

Creating a safe, healthy home environment for children is of the utmost importance for their development and well-being. Parents employ numerous measures to make their homes safe, but they often overlook one of the most serious household problems – indoor air pollution. Poor indoor air quality can cause serious allergic reactions, trigger asthma and cause […]

Kids Hair Cuts at Beaners from baby to beyond!

Feb 20 2018     /     , , ,

If you haven’t heard of Beaners, they are a Canadian owned hair salon specializing in kids hair cuts and will do tweens and adults too.  Little kids have the opportunity to sit in a fun car (Jeep, fire engine, etc) and watch a favourite movie. Older kids can sit in a more adult friendly chair […]

Fight for a life – with a lottery ticket

Feb 9 2018     /    

In the early 1980s, studies showed about half the deaths due to trauma could have been prevented if patients had received critical care sooner. When Dr. Greg Powell lost a young mother, who was being transported from a rural area to Calgary by ground ambulance, he decided something had to change. That’s when he founded […]