Vancouver Mom > Health and wellness

Coffee AKA mom fuel, can keep us running but too much of a good thing means jittery hands, a racing heart and anxiety through the roof! If you’re looking to switch up your fuel, try antioxidant rich tea! And tea has come a long way baby – think turmeric roobias and beetroot lattes (talk about…

Raise your hand if you’ve ever rushed your child to emerg with a hacking cough, croup or an asthma attack feeling scared and small. It’s the stuff of nightmares. When things are working well, breathing is normal and natural, and we barely think about it. When our lungs (or those of our kids) are congested…

Is getting active one of your intentions in 2018? Do it with Parkour! Parkour was inspired by military obstacle course training. Using speed and efficiency, participants move by combining running, jumping, vaulting, rolling, climbing and martial arts. Parkour also encourages functional skills like spatial awareness and precision. At the end of a session, what you…

Have a love, hate relationship with resolutions? Why not create some family resolutions that are doable and maybe even fun! Over the month of January, we’ll have experts weigh in on the biggies, like money, health, style, school, kids and most importantly, how to make those resolutions STICKY! Here are a few resolutions designed to make life easier.

January is a great time to sit down with your family and discuss what you’d like to accomplish in the new year. It can be something big like coming up with a plan to save for a family trip, or something small like choosing new books and spending more time reading together before bed. It’s…

Are nut or dairy allergies an issue in your family? Many parents struggle to get the requisite protein and nutrition into their dairy or nut-intolerant kids, while others simply prefer a non-dairy option for personal health. Well, oat milk may be just the ticket! Enter SoFresh. They just launched Canada’s first refrigerated oat milk beverage, a…

We all know that candy’s not good for our teeth, so how can we maintain some kind of balance at Halloween? Here are a few things to think about before the kids head out the door with their buckets or pillowcases! Ten healthy Halloween tips from the Canadian Dental Association Have a game plan Before…

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