The importance of warmth

As I am sitting knitting with some beautiful baby alpaca yarn I can’t help but think about the importance of warmth. As the days get colder and we wear our heavier coats, what does warmth have to do with health? When Logan was a baby a wise friend and teacher told me about how important [...]

The sugar fairy

Trick or treat! It’s that time of year again.  Halloween is just around the corner which means the sugar fairies across the world are preparing. Just what are the sugar fairies you may ask?  Well at our house, a few days after Halloween, a sugar fairy arrives and takes a BIG chunk of our kids [...]

The burger is better with butter

One summer afternoon Henry and I were sitting with friends enjoying a hamburger. We started discussing different recipes and I mentioned my favorite turkey burger.  My girlfriend’s eyes lit up. She is always on the look out for great “low-fat” recipes.  That quickly changed when I told her my secret ingredient – butter.  Butter added [...]

The economic benefit of sunshine

A recent news story got me all riled up.  It was a news story about the ontario government canceling vitamin d testing. This short sighted move got me thinking. What is the economic benefit of sunshine? As we approach the end of summer and the days are getting shorter our level of sun exposure is [...]

Energy Bank

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was such thing as an “energy bank”. A place where we could go and make deposits on those extra energy days so that we could make a withdrawal on those “not so great” days? We actually do have something that acts like our energy bank. It is our adrenal [...]

Sunscreen safety

Boy this is a hot topic. On one hand you don’t want to get sunburned and on the other you don’t want to take a chemical bath. Never mind the interference with vitamin D absorption. It is really challenging to know what sunscreen is the safest to use, especially on our children. I have come [...]

15 Minute Meet the Doctor Visits

Sometimes you are not sure what naturopathic medicine can do for you or you want to ask a few questions. We now offer a complimentary 15 minute meet the doctor visit. Call us to book a meeting session. Meet me and see if I am the right fit for you. Ask questions about any of [...]

Sometimes you need an external push

Sometimes you need an external push. I have been wanting to update my website but couldn’t seem to find the motivation. When I got the notice about the name change it was the external push I needed. Now I needed to change the website. As I started making changes I began to get excited I [...]

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