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The Ultima Hydration

Hydration is essential for a healthy functioning body and a healthy pregnancy. Drinking water can prevent many pregnancy complications like headaches, nausea, crams, heart burn, indigestion, edema, bladder infections, hemorrhoids, and preeclampsia. It's especially important during the third trimester when dehydration can actually cause contractions that trigger preterm labour. I find I often forget to drink water during the busiest parts of my day leading to...

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Survivors

Growing up in a big Irish family as an only child fulfilled all my sibling desires. I was the direct middle of 18 cousins…to be honest I have lost count, I’m not quite sure how many there are now. Our parents made the family dynamic very special to all of us children, making sure we all got together for Christmas and July 4th. All...

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Beat the BRRRRRR

I am a big believer in workout variety. The gym is a great resource, but knowing how to work out in other ways and other places is a must. Just this past weekend I supplemented my usual gym session with a paddle boarding date, a beach jog and some restorative yoga. Challenging your body to adapt to a variety of workouts actually makes you...

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Happy HEALTHY Valentine's Day!

I love love.   Valentine’s Day is a great time to remind yourself to show some gratitude to your partner and to practice a bit of self-love. Love is exciting and gratifying – and it is actually scientifically proven to be good for your health!   Research shows that engaging in positive communication with a loved one boosts your immune system. When you focus on keeping disputes healthy and honest you become happier,...

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