Archives for April 2011

Teach Your Kids to Stop Interrupting

Put interrupter on hold with firm rules You need to talk to the plumber, but you can barely hear yourself think above the din of your four-year-old: Daddy, Daddy, Daddy! You put your hand over the phone and ask, What do you want? Um, says your preschooler, who is suddenly decidedly less insistent. I saw a bug today. Preschoolers are notorious for their tendency to interrupt whenever their parents are involved in conversation with another adult. Why do they do {Read More}

13 Ways to Eat Healthier

1. Double or triple your normal recipes and freeze the leftovers. You’ll dramatically cut down the cost of buying ready and packaged foods. And, you’ll eat healthier when you’re tired or in a pinch for time. 2. Use seasonal fruits and vegetables as much as possible. When food is in season it is cheaper to eat healthier. Plus, you’ll be doing your part for the environment by eating more locally grown food. 3. Watch for sales. Plan your meals around {Read More}

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

My father passed away from Colorectal cancer on January 10, 2008, I’ve learned a lot about the disease.  Did you know that Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in men and women and is the most treatable cancer if caught early. For more information, please go to my Facebook group at: and check out the Winnipeg Kick Butt Run for Colorectal Cancer and help us increase the awareness of this terrible disease!