Bread

How many times have you heard that eating bread is bad? I’ve heard this since I was about eight. I think I heard it on tv. Hearing that caused me to internalize it and an unhealthy relationship of guilt after enjoying some toast or a croissant was born. Yes, over eating bread can cause serious health issues. So is over […]

Read More →

Motivation

Before you read the following post please keep in mind the following: This post is all about me I’m not judging anyone I’m not an expert on the subjects mentioned This is my personal journey through trial and error How do I stay motivated? I find my self asking this question a lot in this journeys of health and wellness. […]

Read More →

Move it

As I previously mentioned my current daily step target is 6100 steps. I do go over this amount by a couple of hundred steps and sometimes when I forget to wear my Galaxy Fit e I need to make up for the steps I didn’t count. Here are some ways I get in my step count Standing up while folding […]

Read More →

Tracking my steps

Healthy habits can only be achieved with a dose of honesty. In January I decided to buy a step counter. After a few days of research I decided to buy the Samsung Galaxy Fit E. It was on a budget and it gives the time, weather, heart rate and counts calories. I’ve enjoyed wearing this a lot and it has […]

Read More →

Kids & Winter Final

In my final post of this series I would like to talk about the clothes and layers my kids wear in the winter months. Let’s start with the big boys First Layer Thermal Top and Pants (Wal-Mart) Second Layer Long Sleeve T-Shirt Short Sleeve T-Shirt Fleece Pants Third Layer Regular Hoodie if its above -5 degrees C. Fleece Hoodie if […]

Read More →

They are 2!

Hello everyone! Today is an extremely special day, the TRIPLETS ARE TWO !!Happy Birthday boys. The following paragraphs might be sensitive to someone.. if you do not wish to go ahead and read is okay. Have a wonderful weekend. . . . . . . Today also takes me back to what transpired that day and the anxiety I felt. […]

Read More →

Kids & Winter Part 3

Hello Everyone Today I’ll be sharing what I’ve learned when it comes to snow pants. Babies and toddlers don’t need to wear snow pants or suits unless you are going for a walk, playing in the snow or spending time outdoors. I have not bought the triplets snow pants, they are not practical at the moment so I just decided to forgo that purchase. There are two types of snow pants I prefer. The first one is with straps for toddler and up to 7 year old. The second one is just the ones you button at the waist. My 8 year old (soon to be 9) has not wear his snow pants this winter so far. My preferred brand for snow pants is Carters Oshkosh because they sale the snow pants and jacket as a bundle. Make sure the snow pants are warm but light weight! If is not too cold outside I’ve used water proof sweatpants on top of the regular sweatpants When I had my first child, I bought him an adorable Winnie The Pooh snow suit… he wore it once and my second child wore it twice. With my second child I spent $100 on a snow suit … he wore it once and the triplets wore it once each… I know we are tempted to buy our bundles the best but sometimes we get carried away and end up with staff that becomes useless. I […]

Read More →

Kids & Winter Part 2

Hello Everyone! In part 2 of the Kids & Winter series I’m going to be talking about JACKETS. They are an essential part of any wardrobe and with so many choices it can be a bit confusing to choose what is best for your children. There are 5 key point I use when looking for a jacket and making the […]

Read More →

Kids & Winter Part 1

Hello Everyone! Today is freezing outside, I’m not very fond of the winter but I can’t afford to go anywhere warm so I deal with it. Having kids makes winter a little more complex. I would like to start this series with some tips on winter accessories. Always have at least two hats, gloves/mittens and neck warmers for each child. […]

Read More →

Yesterday

Hello Everyone Yesterday morning was more chaotic than usual but we made it through. The surprise of the day happened when I was at the bus stop waiting for my oldest kid (Kids go to different schools so I drive). The bus wasn’t showing up.. it was about 10 minutes late. I see a parent whose kid is on the […]

Read More →