Stacey shares this post, saying “Here is a recipe I tried last night and was sooooo good and really easy to make”
Burnished Chicken Thighs with Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Parsnips
3 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
3 Tbs. whole-grain Dijon mustard
1-1/2 Tbs. balsamic vinegar
Continue reading Burnished Chicken Thighs with Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Parsnips: Kidz (Eating) In The Kitchen
Kamloops, B.C. – Spark Story Starters, an iPhone App created by at-home Kamloops mom Tamara Vukusic, hit the App Store this morning.
“Many kids as young as age two are using iPhone Apps,” says Tamara Continue reading Kamloops Mom Creates iPhone App
Today , officially, it is winter! Dec 21st is the Winter Solstice. I have always wanted to take my kids out into the bush and decorate a wildlife tree to celebrate the shortest day of the year. Here is a wonderful activity to do!!
Sarah, last weeks big winner and Mom to three wonderful little men Continue reading Bagel Bird Feeders: Crafting With Kids
By Tania McCartney
This time of year can be taxing on the body, mind and spirit. Maybe it is the stress of spending time with family, spending money, or the anxiety of hosting Christmas dinner for 25, but the holiday season can leave you drained. Add sleep deprivation, and holiday snacking to the equation and this can wreak havoc on the adrenal glands. These glands are like little berets that sit on top your kidneys, and they work hard! They are part of the endocrine system which is made up of Continue reading Adrenal Fatigue: Slowing Down and Slowing Down the Stress Hormone
Fitting in Fitness
Sabrina Sinclair of Fit By Design, writes
I am so excited to be writing a few articles for you parents out there who want to get & remain fit over this crazy holiday season. Here is a great suggestion to help you Survive The Holidays Through Physical Activity.
Okay, so this is the time of the year where I hear the most excuses not to keep up or even start a exercise plan and I am not buying it. This is the time that we all need to keep some regular physical activity, and I am not talking about racing through the mall for the perfect gift. With all the extra pressure these festive times bring, school concerts, staff parties, gift exchanges etc. this is when you feel more stress in your everyday life. Rather than give into it by sitting on the couch with those sweet treats, why don’t you get up and move around. Playing outside with your kids is an excellent way to burn calories and spend quality time with the whole family. It is so easy to feel burnt out at the end of a chaotic day and simply give into the couch. Why not take 20-30 minutes, get the kids geared up and go outside, build a snowman, shovel the driveway, have a snowball fight or just go for a walk?! Be sure to include your neighbors and spread some holiday joy.
Helping to build good habits with your children through physical Continue reading Get Outside: Fitting In Fitness