How to Teach Kids to Embrace Differences

How to Teach Kids to Embrace Differences

Whatever your background is, whether you’re Caucasian, a visible minority or of mixed ethnic background like myself – no one wants to feel marginalized or alienated from mainstream North American or Canadian culture. While some may find comfort in being part of a larger group or community, others who have grown up straddling more than […]

DIY: Make Your Own Natural, Chemical-Free Makeup!

DIY: Make Your Own Natural, Chemical-Free Makeup!

The world is embracing natural, earth-friendly food and other products. Makeup has been slowly joining the movement, but often the “natural” claims are dubious at best.  Minimal control and oversight is applied to the makeup industry, leaving the door open for dangerous chemicals to sneak their way onto your skin and into your body. Many […]

Age Gracefully With Anti-Wrinkle Herbs and Supplements ©

Age Gracefully With Anti-Wrinkle Herbs and Supplements ©

As we age, our skin wrinkles naturally as it begins to lose its collagen and elasticity. The process is accelerated by sun exposure, poor nutrition, stress, a lack of muscle tone, and smoking.  Our harsh Canadian climate can hasten that process.  While we may be predisposed to wrinkles due to genetics and our facial expressions, […]