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8 Ways To Get Outside More Often

We work inside, we park inside, we eat inside, we play inside. Our inside time is then filled with computer screens, televisions, phones and fluorescent lights. At least 22 hours out of most adult’s days are spent INSIDE and it’s having a huge effect on our overall health. We are …

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Quinte West and PEC’s Healthy Holiday Bucket List

With the kids off school, extra time off work and some serious positive spirit in the air, December holiday’s aren’t just for Christmas cookies, bailey’s in your coffee and BBC season specials but ALSO the perfect time for some extra focus on health, activity and wellness. My family and I …

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Family Fall Weekend in Ottawa

How many times do you turn the car around before leaving for a trip because you realize you forgot something? I’m pretty sure our neighbours take bets on how many times we do. Blankie, sunglasses, cell phones, runners, you name it, we forget it. Once I even forgot my passport …

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The Power of Sun

It was 11am and I was already ready for a nap. This was day three of dragging my October butt around. My mental clarity was missing and the kick in my step was something coffee couldn’t even cure. Am I getting sick? Is my sleep quality not there? Is my …

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Markets, Reptiles and Forest Runs! 

We down our breakfast and pack up the last of our stuff for our day trip. The night before we did our usually family system of picking adventure days and then locating a destination that fits the needs and wants of everyone. First stop: Peterborough Farmer’s Market (my pick!). We …

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What is your calm amongst the chaos?

I am rushing around like a lunatic packing bags, prepping food and tidying the house. The kid is screaming at the top of his lungs and running around the house half naked with a sword. The dog is following suit (minus the sword). The husband isn’t even home, yet my …

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The Next Adventure

  The boys and I just returned from a magical 10 days on the East Coast of Canada. It was restful, playful, and inspiring. We spent our days moving our bodies in the morning with ocean view trail runs and lush forest mountain bike rides. Then we ‘wasted’ afternoon hours …

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