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Let's Talk about Kegels

January 27th, 2017 | By: Nancy Ripton
Let's admit it, having a baby can make a mess down there. Find out how Kegel exercises can help, plus how to master the right technique.
Let's Talk about Kegels

Kegel exercises are one of the best ways to prep your body for labor and also help restore pelvic health after giving birth. Not sure how to do pelvic floor exercises? Here’s how to perfect the Kegel:

Are you Putting Coal on Your Child’s Skin?

October 12th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
Find out what chemicals are hiding in 80 percent of all skincare, beauty, and bath products and learn how to avoid them for your kids and your family.
Are you Putting Coal on Your Child’s Skin?

You may be aware of the Environmental Working Group (EWG)’s dirty dozen of produce that are the top offenders in terms of pesticides, but did you also know there is a dirty dozen in beauty and bath products.

Should You Try An Armpit Detox

July 11th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
Why it’s time to consider detoxing your armpits and switching to natural deodorant.
Should You Try An Armpit Detox

Increasingly we’re hearing more and more experts ask us to avoid using antiperspirants that contain aluminum that clogs sweat glands and can get into breast tissue. More and more studies have been finding aluminum in breast tissues, and linking it to breast cancer. Specifically, a study out of Keele University found that aluminum in breast tissue is higher near the armpit, and this positively correlates to the largest area for breast tumors.

It’s Never Too Early to Have “That” Talk with your kids

June 9th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
The recent sexual assault charge to a 27-year-old teacher at St. James Grade School shows us that it's never too early to warn our children about sexual predators.
It’s Never Too Early to Have “That” Talk with your kids

It often takes a jolting reminder to remind us that sexual predators can strike anywhere, and by the people you’d least expect. Yesterday’s arrest of 27-year-old Dufferin-Peel Catholic Board teacher sadly drove home that point.

An Unexpected Benefit of Red Wine

May 24th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
Mommies rejoice, there may be weight loss benefits in that glass of red at the end of a day.
An Unexpected Benefit of Red Wine

Okay, so we don’t usually don’t chat wine on this site, but we think this study warrants an exception. For those of you who aren't expecting, we’ve got some good news – especially if you like to treat yourself to a glass of red wine at the end of the day.