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Balancing Work & Family: Figuring Out How To Do Both Well

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Okay, ladies. I asked you all on Instagram several days ago what you wanted to read about on the blog this week, and many of you mentioned tips on achieving a better work/home balance. Some of your suggestions tied into this topic, with questions like ‘How to make more ‘ME’ time. All I do is give to everyone else’ and ‘How can I get rid of the working mom guilt?’ Clearly…the struggle (and juggle) is REAL.

Fluffy Pumpkin Oatmeal Pancakes

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If you’re craving the flavours of Fall, then you need to try these pancakes! They are delicious with the yummy taste of pumpkin spice; perfect for a cozy Sunday morning! These pancakes are super fluffy and don’t taste healthy, if you know what I mean.  Nick is a little bit of a pancake snob and prefers his simple, all purpose flour ones. I on the other hand, want to try and sneak in any bit of fibre I can when I’m feeding the girls. These pancakes satisfy everyones needs which is a win at our house.

Immune Boosting Supplements for Colds and Flus – Our Household Staples

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The dreaded cold and flu season has officially arrived, and to be honest these viruses took on an entirely different meaning when we became parents. The tears, doctor’s visits, and the sleepless nights are enough to make me want to crawl into bed and hibernate all winter. But, instead…I decided to do some intense research two years ago

Delicious Sweet Potato Soup with Toasted Baguette and Honey Thyme Butter

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Happy Monday, guys! Happy Thanksgiving to all of my fellow Canadian friends! I woke up this morning still stuffed from the huge turkey dinner we had yesterday. It was so delicious, but now I’m totally craving a simple and healthy meal for tonight’s dinner…and I have a feeling I’ll be making this soup again later on! Two weeks ago I was cooking up this Sweet Potato Soup when I realized that I hadn’t thought about sharing this recipe on my blog!

Maintaining a Healthy Marriage After Babies – Our Story

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Hi Everyone!! After asking you guys what kind of content you would like to see on the blog, SO many of you requested ‘marriage advice after kids’. Because of the multiple requests, I knew it was important to take on this subject matter. I’ll be honest… It feels a little bit strange sharing my marriage openly with the world (I think it just makes me feel a little bit vulnerable). However, I think it’s a topic that most couples can relate to and I’m excited to dive right in.

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