Feb 4 2015

Why 10 Minutes is All it Takes to Help Prevent Cancer

...and How Will Ferrell Can Help Make You Live Longer

by: Sharon DeVellis

Ten Minutes Is All It Takes to Help You Beat Cancer

My mom died when she was 59. That thought crosses my mind every day of every week, and when I think of all that she - that we - have missed, it breaks my heart.

Feb 4 2015

Turn an Ordinary Walk With Your Kids Into an Adventure

kick it up a notch!

by: Sharon DeVellis

With electronics always within arms’ reach it’s sometimes hard to encourage kids to get out and be active.

Adventure walks are just that - a simple and inexpensive way to turn an ordinary walk with your family into a fun way to disconnect from tech and reconnect with nature. The walks can take place anywhere; in your neighbourhood, at a local park, or you can drive to an area with trails and go for a hike.

Jan 28 2015

Controversial Show "The Slap" Will Have You Choosing Sides

One Slap That Changes Lives Forever

by: Sharon DeVellis

The Slap: Whose Side Will You Be On

Have you ever lost your sh*t on another person's child?


The Face, The Voice, The Blog!

Sharon is a Common Sense Parent which is somewhere in between being free-range and helicopter. She believes in being active as a family and eating well 85% of the time. The other 15% is for the days when she's PMSing and then all bets are off. So far her parenting style has worked wonders for her two boys who astound her on a daily basis but that's not to say she doesn't have time to totally screw it up. She can't teach you how to keep your house clean while balancing a job and motherhood but if you're a mom who's struggling to figure it out, you've found your tribe.

You can follow Sharon on Twitter: @SharonDV

You can also visit her at: Speed Skating Mom: On The Slow Track To Becoming Fast

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