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Back to School Shopping for Healthy Moms

Back-to-School

It’s that time of year where we salute teachers and prep to get our darlings out of our summer hair! As a Healthy Moms cardholder, you can get awesome discounts on pretty much everything your little or medium one needs for back-to-school!

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Does Your Child’s Backpack Make the Grade?

Does Your Child’s Backpack Make the Grade?

It gets stuffed with books, squished at the bottom of a locker, thrown in the corner of a room and buried under dirty laundry. Your backpack gets abused - but does it abuse you?

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Sleep In September – New Beginnings and a Return to Routine

Sleep In September – New Beginnings and a Return to Routine

Last week, I was on vacation with my family at a resort in Northern Ontario. A little before 7pm, I was starting to think about what to have for dinner, while my kids, still in their swimsuits, were playing barefoot soccer on the grass. A young man and woman, along with their one year old son, emerged from the cabin next door. The little guy was in his jammies, and the parents were allowing him a few more minutes outside before heading back indoors for bedtime. I looked at my watch and realized how late it had become, and we were not even close to bedtime!

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5 Must-Haves for Healthy School Lunches (that will actually get eaten)

5 Must-Haves for Healthy School Lunches (that will actually get eaten)

September is upon us and with that comes the (dreaded) school lunch! Many moms look forward to the kids going back to school and the routine it brings to our family lives, but a lot of moms also loathe making daily lunches.

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A Minimalist Guide to Back to School

A Minimalist Guide to Back to School

Have you been bitten by the Back to School bug yet? Are you feeling panicked by the barrage of marketing about just how “ready” your kids need to be, this month? Put your wallet away, sit back down, take a deep breath and relax. Make this August the time you take your own advice to “play outside” instead.

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