Lunch Box Lessons

Pack in the life-skills By Karen Kerr, Registered Holistic Nutritional Consultant Happy Back to School to all of you tired and frazzled parents. Summer is a glorious time of year, but it can often be hectic with planning activities, extra laundry and kids being off their normal schedules.  I look forward to the beginning of […]

Keep wellness simple: reimagining the health of girls

The healthy messages all girls need to hear By Fawn Logan Young A few years ago, I had the opportunity to work with Halifax Regional Municipality Recreation to facilitate a few sessions at an afterschool program called Fit and Fab. At the time, the Canadian Health Measures Survey from Statistics Canada reported that kids are highly […]

Does your child need a probiotic?

Probiotics can be beneficial, if you use the right ones at the right time By Edwena Kennedy Probiotics seem to be everywhere: your sister is taking one daily to treat her bloating, your doctor may have recommended one for your colicky baby, and the yogurt aisle in the grocery store is screaming about all the […]

Back to walking

As the pandemic has forced us to embrace at-home education, many look forward to the simple joys of walking to school again By Chris Benjamin When school returns one of my family’s favourite things will be resuming our daily walks. I can already hear the lilting “Welcome Baack” from the Welcome Back, Kotter theme song, […]

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Online Exclusive: Maintaining good mental health

Pandemic tips from the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia By Starr Cunningham At the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia, we work each day to change the way people think about mental illness and addiction. These days, we’re also working to change the way we think about how we work, and how we care […]

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