Skip to content

Category: Lifestyle & Living

Don’t Talk With Your Mouth Full So You Don’t Choke to Death (and our other kitchen rules)

We’re pretty laid back in this house. Other than a brief period of time where I worried Hayley would never eat a vegetable EVER (now she’d rather eat vegetables than meat), I’ve never really stressed out about food or meal times. We DO have a few family kitchen rules though. See if any of them sound familiar. Don’t talk with your mouth full so you don’t choke to death. Seriously. No one can understand you…

6 Comments

How to stay healthy at a desk job

I think that probably the vast majority of us work in some sort of office space, whether it’s in your home or an office building. This leads to a lot of sitting down all day and letting our health slide. Luckily it’s not hard to stay healthy at a desk job – you just have to put a little mindfulness into it! When you read some of these tips, you might find that you think,…

7 Comments

Hiking in Halifax: Bayers Lake Mystery Walls

After being cooped up for much of the winter, as soon as the weather starts to improve I get eager to do things like get out in my yard, sit on the back deck, and go hiking in Halifax and the surrounding area. Yes, I know there are plenty of things you can do in the winter and I’m not exactly a full-on hermit, but I do prefer to be outside when it’s NOT cold…

3 Comments

How I STOPPED being too busy for myself (and you can too!)

We are a culture of busy. It’s all you hear some days. “I’m too busy to get the sleep I need.” “I’m too busy to go out with my friends for a drink.” “I’m too busy to read.” It might even be something that comes out of your own mouth regularly. I get a lot of questions about how I manage to make the time to have a yoga practice or how I fit in…

1 Comment