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Oct
05
2015

15 Phrases to Use Instead of "You Make Me So Mad!"

Need some go-to phrases when everyone is upset? These are sure to help.

calming phrases to use with toddlers

When we are at the end of our ropes, it can be incredibly hard to stay calm when our children do or say something that is upsetting. Self-talk can so quickly shout negative messages in our minds like, “I can’t take this anymore,” or “I don’t have time for this!”

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The Dreaded W-Sitting In Toddlers

If your kids are sitting like this, you need to make them stop. Now.

The Dreaded W-Sitting In Toddlers

incorrect sitting position

Dr. Stephanie graduated with High Distinction with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Psychology from the University of Toronto, and graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, Canada.

Dr. Stephanie has 2 subspecialties:
1.Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
2.Pregnancy: Pre and Post Natal Care for mom and baby.

Dr. Stephanie has been involved in the fitness industry for over 14 years and is a former fitness competitor, having placed 3rd in the New York Regional Division of the prestigious National Physique Committee in April 2008. She knows first hand the physical and mental determination an athlete must give to their sport in order to be successful, and the maintenance, and preventative care that is required.

Her approach to chiropractic as it pertains to sport and fitness is simple – prevent the injury before it starts. By maintaining and optimizing the functional integrity of movement, strength, endurance and agility, she is able to help her athletes from pre through post-season training. Dr. Stephanie uses Functional Anatomic Palpation, Functional Range Release, Active Release Therapy and Spidertech taping in her diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries.

Dr. Stephanie is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association www.icpa4kids.com, and regularly sees pregnant women, infants, children and toddlers in her practice. Dr. Stephanie believes that by treating a woman through her pregnancy, and then teaching healthy habits to kids early on is the best way to influence a child's health over the course of their lives. She currently completing her fellowship in Pediatrics with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association and is Webster Certified. Her additional training includes additional training in pre and post natal care for mom, neuromotor development, pediatric nutrition and detoxification, sacro-occiptal and craniosacral techniques for infants and children, neurosensory integration, and an in depth understanding of how pediatric anatomy and development differs from that of adults. She is a a member of the Ontario Chiropractic Association and the Canadian Chiropractic Association.

Aug
26
2015

7 Common Reasons Why Your Baby Is Struggling With Solids

Why your baby might not be munching as well as expected

Feeding from six to 24 months is often referred to as “the honeymoon stage of feeding” because babies and toddlers tend to accept foods well, experimenting with and tasting anything parents put on their trays, or offer by spoon. This is why picky eating rarely occurs during this stage and surfaces in the older-toddler or preschool years instead.

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8 of the Best Ontario Beaches You May Not Know About

You won’t believe the adventures your family can have when you travel a short distance away to Ontario’s Southwest.

8 of the Best Ontario Beaches You May Not Know About

10 Funny "Keeping it Real" Parenting Tweets

We had no idea this could be purchased at Wal-mart.

10 Funny "Keeping it Real" Parenting Tweets

Apr
01
2016
clean your shower soap scum trick

I was over for coffee at my friend’s house on the weekend when another friend dropped in. And because all three of us have kids under seven, the discussion quickly turned to the merits of baking soda.

“It’ll take that craft paint right off your window.”

“It worked wonders on the bathtub after pink dye leaked out of a piece of fun foam.”

“Baking soda is great, but it has nothing on vinegar.”

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Mar
06
2015

Tantrum Tamers: 32 Phrases to Use With 3 and 4 Year-Olds

Use these phrases to increase cooperation and reduce the "Fournado!"

Use these phrases to increase cooperation and reduce the "Fournado!" frustration.

The trick to communicating successfully with three and four year-olds is to be clever, funny, clear, rested, and to have a method to calming yourself down as fast as possible.

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6 Amazing Things You May Not Know About Babies

All babies (even yours!) have these six things in common.

6 Amazing Things You May Not Know About Babies

6 Amazing Things You May Not Know About Babies

Rhiannon Archer is a standup comedian, actress and writer hailing from Toronto Canada. 

Named one of “Six Hilarious Female Comedians You Don't Know Yet—But Should” By BitchMedia, she has been a part of many comedy festivals throughout North America. In addition, she has been nominated for 2 Canadian Comedy Award for Best Newcomer and Best Comedy short, One Woman Show, which she wrote and was the lead role.

She cannot do mathematics under pressure and lives with her husband, a baby and dog "Beefy". She enjoys sour keys and dislikes muchrooms.

Aug
31
2012

Bio Oil: BUSTED!

Scar Treatment or Hype?

Recently I got a phone call at my office from a consumer who wanted to know if she should use Bio Oil to treat her stretch marks.

I have seen Bio Oil before, my sister actually was using it. One day I was at a drug store with her, just doing some Saturday shopping, when I saw it in her cart. Having not heard of it before I asked her what it was.

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5 Books to Read After Finishing 50 Shades of Grey

If you're feeling unsatisfied since finishing the trilogy that whipped women into a frenzy, here are five similar books you can read one-handed.

5 Books to Read After Finishing 50 Shades of Grey

Angie Lynch is a Native Floridian without a tan, probably because she spends her days hard at work inside on the magical internet. For the past several years, Angie has worked way too hard at building clout as an influencer in food and margaritas as well as being a source for laughable pop culture commentary on her blog, A Whole Lot of Nothing. In addition to that nonsense, Angie recommends books on Smut Book Club, is a contributing writer to Mom.me, spreads the word of Awesome at We Know Awesome, and tries to be a very professional content creator for local business blogs. Stalk her properly on Twitter @alotofnothing and on Facebook.