Our grandson started kindergarten in a school in the lower mainland. It was a disappointing start. It seemed all he was taught was to sit still and be quiet. He would come home and bounce off the walls and when he was put to bed at night, he would not fall asleep until late. It was hard for him to wake up as a result. He never came home with [&hellip
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Editor: This is the twenty-ninth part of a book written by my close friend about her mother’s journey with old age and dementia. To read all of it, click here. In the previous entry, Barbara continues to talk about her new place and about sleeping on a couch, which she finds most comfortable. As the months went on I noticed some old friends moving into the resident community, so I began to socialize [&hellip
Lovely! Absolutely lovely. If this doesn’t make you feel good, I will be amazed. I am an avid animal lover. It is the main reason I do not eat meat, chicken, eggs and milk! I am constantly petitions on Facebook and Twitter. It really does matter to me. This video epitomizes how animals of all kinds should be treated. There is a farm in Steveston, BC – Steves Farm that [&hellip
This is a fantastic infographic from Dr. Mercola, that I wanted to share with you. I absolutely love avocados so this is exciting. I try to eat them everyday. I use them in my salads, eat them by themselves and have made a chocolate pudding with them. How do you use avocados? Please share with us and others in the comments below. Discover interesting facts about avocado, including its uses [&hellip
What a week! I really thought I could move house and keep up my blog at the same time but due to weather conditions (icy roads and snow!) and many other unforeseen circumstances, I have been unable to keep it up. We decided to move after our daughter’s husband received a promotion and transfer to the Okanagan. We had a mover come in and estimate how much it would cost [&hellip
I have read many times about the benefits of dark chocolate. By dark, I mean anything chocolate that has seventy percent, or higher, cocoa levels. You may also want to check the label for any GMO ingredients, like soy lecithin. Eating a little dark chocolate each day is actually very good for you. Not only will you have a healthier heart, your skin will look better, you will have sharper [&hellip
How lucky are the people in Seattle! What a fabulous idea, building a garden for all. On a much smaller scale, there is a park in Steveston, British Columbia, that has a small garden with fruit trees, herbs and some vegetables that is manned by volunteers. Not too sure how it is going but it is a great idea. In Seattle, they are using a seven-acre plot of land in [&hellip
Chris Wark was diagnosed with colon cancer, stage three at the age of 26. His doctor called him “Crazy” when he told him that he was going to go the natural route. On his own blog, Chris says, “The human body is intelligently designed to heal itself, and given the proper nutrients and care, it will. Despite what doctors may have told you, you have options. You have the power [&hellip
Editor: This is the twenty-eighth part of a book written by my close friend about her mother’s journey with old age and dementia. To read all of it, click here. In the previous entry, Barbara spent a lot of time at Alex’s house and as a result her healthy eating habits changed drastically. I did not see my children a lot at this point. That being said, my faithful children did call [&hellip
Fascinating! Singapore has only 250 acres of land to grow food. As a result, they need to import 90% of it for their population. One man in Singapore has established the world’s first commercial vertical farm. It is amazing. It is able to mass produce fresh vegetables very cheaply. As a result, they can easily compete with the cheap imported vegetables from many other countries. What do you think of [&hellip
Many dog foods are made with GMO corn or soybeans. This is a concern for many pet owners as their animals are exhibiting signs that they are suffering from skin problems as well as digestive and other health problems. I just read a really good article about this written by Dr. Fox. Dr. Fox is a veterinarian and has a great website. He has a pet food rating system that [&hellip
One of my sisters designs and makes her own cards. She says they are made from the heart. She is not wrong. They are absolutely beautiful. She makes each sister one for Christmas and for their birthdays as well as making them for our grandchildren. The ones for the grandchildren are interactive. They actually have to make something with all the accessories that she puts on the card. She prints [&hellip
This is awesome! It is from mercola.com. How many do you do? Please share with us and others in the comments below. A healthy lifestyle is essential to achieving optimal wellbeing and longevity. This infographic, “11 Basic Guidelines for General Health and Longevity,” gives you useful tips to help you live a long and healthy life. Use the embed code to share it on your website or visit our infographic [&hellip
This is a very well done, funny video. It is also a very serious video if you care about what you eat. It deals with how our food is labeled. Do you know the answer to the following question? Which is better for you, Natural or Organic? What does Natural really mean? In case you didn’t know, natural means absolutely nothing! Anyone can put the All Natural label or 100% Natural [&hellip
Did you know that the bouquet of flowers you buy or receive tomorrow may be loaded with pesticides? Flower growers use a great deal of pesticides due to the fact that the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service will return them if they find a single pest in the shipment! Not only that, in 1979 there were ten cases of organophosphate pesticide poisoning in florists. A study was done and published [&hellip
Editor: This is the twenty-seventh part of a book written by my close friend about her mother’s journey with old age and dementia. To read all of it, click here. In the previous entry, Barbara did not like her new place at all. She didn’t even want to eat dinner there. Two days later Sophia had to leave which I felt intensely sad about. That same day, Simone came over after work to [&hellip
Today is “The Day We Fight Back”. This is a day of activism against NSA surveillance. Here are the details from their website. “On the day of action, the coalition and the activists it represents make calls and drive emails to lawmakers. Owners of websites will install banners to encourage their visitors to fight back against surveillance, and employees of technology companies will demand that their organizations do the same. [&hellip
Taking the day off to spend with family. What a wonderful idea – a day off to spend with family, that is, if you live in some Canadian provinces that celebrate it. Here is British Columbia, we are lucky. Every year, the second Monday in February is designated Family Day. We check out what is happening in our neck of the woods and then decide what would be the most [&hellip
Last Tuesday Food Babe started a petition to remove the dangerous chemical in Subway’s bread. Remember, this is the same stuff used in yoga mats, synthetic leather and shoe rubber and is asthma producing and a potential carcinogen. She tried to get them to respond about using this chemical for months. Nothing! So she started a petition. It took just twenty-four hours to get over 50,000 signatures! Subway’s social media [&hellip