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Bringing Balance: Eat Less Meat

April 22nd is Earth Day!  Did you know that one of the biggest positive impacts you can make for your planet (and your children’s future on it) is to choose to eat less meat?   Meat production accounts for about one-fifth of all man-made greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.  It is also a major factor in deforestation and pollution, and freshwater ... Read More »

Bringing Balance: For the Love of Kale

To combine my last two posts on “Eating Local” and “Superfoods for Superkids”, let me introduce all you HRM families to kale, one of our all-star local superfoods! I love kale because it is nutritionally-packed and grows locally in abundance, as it actually prefers a cooler climate.  You can even grow it in the backyard or in a large planter ... Read More »

Bringing Balance: Nutrition Month

March is Nutrition Month in Canada! This year’s theme is “From Field to Table”, with a focus on locally-grown food.  In the spirit of Nutrition Month, why not talk to your kids about the food on your table & work together to incorporate more whole, locally-grown food in your family’s diet?  Here’s why, in simple “kid-speak”, eating local is better: ... Read More »

Bringing Balance: Superfoods for Superkids

In this week’s post, I am issuing my first HRM Simple Family Challenge, which will increase your family’s long-term health and wellness.  Up for the challenge?  Then read on! Superfoods are whole foods that do more than just provide energy — they also have the amazing power to turn regular kids into Superkids! A diet rich in Superfoods boosts immunity, ... Read More »

Bringing Balance: Family Travel Snacks

by guest blogger Wendy McCallum   Hello HRM Parents! I am very excited to introduce myself to all of you who love this site as much as I do!  My name is Wendy McCallum, and I am a local nutritional & wellness consultant, founder of Simple Balance Consulting, and mother of two wonderful HRM kids.  This is the first of many ... Read More »