9 metabolism boosting foods

Feeling weighed down and tired? Make meals with these foods to improve your energy.  Plain Greek yogurt This superfood is high in protein, which keeps you full longer. It also releases glucagon, a hormone that helps us burn previously stored fat. “It’s also a great source of vitamin B6, B12 and calcium which benefit your […]

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Chef Chuck Hughes’ tips for getting kids to eat healthy

Get your family involved in the real food movement. 1. Explore the grocery department with your child When you walk through the produce aisles, do you reach for your family’s everyday staples, or do you opt for a vegetable or fruit you’ve never tried before? Celebrity chef Chuck Hughes knows how easy it is to […]

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6 things to look for in eco-friendly beauty products

Want to extend your eco-conscious sensibilities to your makeup bag? Here are a few tips and ingredients to keep on your radar. Look for eco friendly, green, vegan or organic Eco friendly often means the package materials are recyclable; green can mean the product contains plant products; and vegan suggests there are no added animal […]

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Meet our 20 Candidates for Mom of the Year.

This year, we introduced 5 new categories for Mom of the Year, and nominations poured in from across the country. But what’s more amazing is that behind each of those nominations, is a loving Mom who’s made a profound difference in somebody’s life. Our Mom of the Year categories for 2014 were: Environmental Superstars Whether […]

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How to control allergy symptoms

Find out how you can minimize and treat symptoms. Why do I have allergic reactions? Blame your immune system for those allergic reactions. “The immune system is there to protect us from infections with bacteria and viruses,” says Dr. John Weisnagel, former president of the Association of Allergists and Immunologists of Québec (AAIQ). It identifies […]

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5 Moms to Follow on Pinterest for kids’ activity ideas

Follow these five Canadian moms on Pinterest for fun and unique ways to keep your kids busy indoors and out.  1.      Cheryl Kirkness, Moms & Munchkins, Saskatchewan mom of one Cheryl shares free printable games for kids, including word searches, word scrambles and scavenger hunts. Plus, find ideas for crafts and activities, and family fun. Follow Cheryl on Pinterest @momsandmunchkin. 2.      Jen, Kitchen Counter Chronicle, […]

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Last chance to nominate an amazing Mom.

This is it. This is your final opportunity to give a deserving Mom the chance to be recognized as this year’s Mom of the Year. The nomination deadline is May 23, 2014. There have been countless nominations that have touched our hearts. We’ve read stories of love and compassion, of selflessness and strength. The spirit […]

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What is Mom of the Year?

Walmart’s Mom of the Year is a celebration of the 9.2 million Canadian Moms who work tirelessly every day to provide for their families. They’re the caretakers, the confidantes, the diaper-changers, and the decision-makers. Mom of the Year is a way for all of us to recognize the Moms in our lives and say thank you for everything they do.

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