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    Cervical Cancer IS Preventable

    By Maya.dxb

    , I would like to take this opportunity to give you some background on cervical cancer and its primary cause the Human PapillomaVirus. It is really important to know that "Cervical Cancer IS Preventable!" Cervical cancer is one of around 200 different types of cancer, a disease caused by the abnormal growth and division of cells that make up the cervix. Cervical cancer develops when abnormal cells in the lining of the cervix begin to multiply out of control in response to HPV infection. Abnor
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THE ESSENTIAL AND REALISTIC HOSPITAL BAG CHECKLIST FOR MOM, DAD & BABY

THE ESSENTIAL AND REALISTIC HOSPITAL BAG CHECKLIST FOR MOM AND BABY   Do you wonder what you should pack in your hospital bag?   I mean what do you really need?     With my second baby due very soon, I thought I’d create a checklist with all the essentials that either I had with my first delivery and found super helpful, or wish Id had that I will be packing for baby no. 2.   There are SO MANY checklists on what to pack in your hospital bag for labor and delivery but ultimately we’r

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An expat’s guide to choosing a school overseas

This is a new post from Expat Child by Carole Hallett Mobbs Expat Child - Moving overseas with children. Relocation advice. Expat education An Expat’s Guide to Choosing a School Overseas is an absolute must-read if you’re moving overseas with children. ... Read More The post An expat’s guide to choosing a school overseas appeared first on Expat Child. View the full article
 

Bonded by Ice

Every morning when I drive my kids to school, we pass by a highschool, where the bell time must be earlier than ours because there are always teenagers lingering around outside. On more than one occasion my kids have, in… The post Bonded by Ice appeared first on Canadian Expat Mom. View the full article
 

7 DAY REJUVENATING VEGAN MEAL PLAN TO DETOX & LOSE WEIGHT  

7 DAY REJUVENATING VEGAN MEAL PLAN TO DETOX & LOSE WEIGHT       Feeling down about your weight? Maybe bloating, cellulite and skin breakouts?    I hear ya, mama!   Detox can be the word that springs to mind.   So if you’re looking to:   lose weight  debloat  get clearer skin  stop cravings  reset taste buds Increase energy   Then you’ve come to the right place.   When I hear women saying they’re doing a detox, I suddenly think of a very low-calorie d

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HOW TO COPE WITH LABOUR PAIN: AN IN DEPTH GUIDE TO NATURAL PAIN RELIEF

HOW TO COPE WITH LABOUR PAIN: AN IN-DEPTH GUIDE TO NATURAL PAIN RELIEF   Labor can seem scary and if this is your first baby, it’s hard to know what to expect.   If this is your second pregnancy, it can be equally as daunting as you know what’s coming!   Maybe you’re wondering…   How can I ease the pain of natural birth?   What helps with labor pains at home?   How do you deal with labor pains without medication?   My first baby took a whoppin

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How to become an expat

This is a new post from Expat Child by Carole Hallett Mobbs Expat Child - Moving overseas with children. Relocation advice. The Great Expat Adventure If you’re thinking seriously about moving overseas, then that thought has probably been in your head ... Read More The post How to become an expat appeared first on Expat Child. View the full article
 

IS A VITAMIX WORTH THE COST? HONEST REVIEW & THE BEST ONE TO BUY

IS A VITAMIX WORTH THE COST? HONEST REVIEW & THE BEST BUY TO BUY   This post may contain affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using this link.   Are you stuck for time but want healthy meals? Maybe you’ve recently gone vegan and you’re trying to get a repertoire of recipes that are quick and easy to make?   In case you didn’t already know, I LOVE food and when I started out on my vegan journey I was constantly coming

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Meet the Authors: Life on the Move

Last year I did a call for submissions on stories of life abroad. What arrived was an array of brave, bold, and entertaining women from across the globe, with tales of life in countries foreign to them. Together their stories… The post Meet the Authors: Life on the Move appeared first on Canadian Expat Mom. View the full article
 

THESE 30 HEALTHY VEGAN VALENTINES DAY DESSERTS ARE SUPER QUICK TO MAKE

30 EASY VEGAN TREATS & DESSERTS THAT ARE SECRETLY HEALTHY   Don’t you just love cake?   Do you want flavorful recipes that your special other won’t be able to tell its healthy and vegan?   Maybe you need something quick and easy to rustle up for your girlfriends?   I have such a sweet tooth but since changing my diet to a whole foods plant-based diet, I always try to eat as healthy as possible – including my desserts.   That may sound boring, but seriously, there are so many delici

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Mom Guilt, It’s a Real Thing!

“My Mommy cried last night,” I heard a five-year-old in my class confess to her friend as they ate their snack at their little kindergarten size table. “Why?” Her friend inquired with concern and shock. By this time, I was… The post Mom Guilt, It’s a Real Thing! appeared first on Canadian Expat Mom. View the full article
 

A complete guide to an online British education abroad

This is a new post from Expat Child by Carole Hallett Mobbs Expat Child - Moving overseas with children. Relocation advice. Online English National Curriculum schooling If you are moving abroad, it’s likely that you have been giving your child’s education ... Read More The post A complete guide to an online British education abroad appeared first on Expat Child. View the full article
 

FEELING STRESSED & OVERWHELMED? STOP IT WITH THESE 10 POWERFUL TIPS

This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using this link.   Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Stop it with these 10 powerful tips   Stressful jobs, school pickups, and never-ending to-do lists can leave us frazzled, overwhelmed and burnt out. With such hectic lifestyles, there’s no wonder why stress and anxiety are on the rise.   I’ve had my own personal struggles too.   Twice in my life, I suffered fro

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TOP VEGAN MEALS TO PREP BEFORE BABY ARRIVES & TIPS TO STAY HEALTHY

TOP VEGAN MEALS TO PREP BEFORE BABY ARRIVES & TIPS TO STAY HEALTHY   I love cooking and making sure that me and my family eat healthy meals is a huge priority to me. I’m the type of person who will sacrifice sleep time to make sure theres lots of tasty snacks in to eat.    To say I love food and I love eating is an understatement.    That was before I had my first child.    Now don’t get me wrong, my families health is still my number 1 priority but I have seriously streamlined my ap

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TOP VEGAN MEALS TO PREP BEFORE BABY ARRIVES & TIPS TO STAY HEALTHY

TOP VEGAN MEALS TO PREP BEFORE BABY ARRIVES & TIPS TO STAY HEALTHY   I love cooking and making sure that me and my family eat healthy meals is a huge priority to me. I’m the type of person who will sacrifice sleep time to make sure theres lots of tasty snacks in to eat.    To say I love food and I love eating is an understatement.    That was before I had my first child.    Now don’t get me wrong, my families health is still my number 1 priority but I have seriously streamlined my ap

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Skinny-fat

Disclaimer: I wrote this in the fall but haven’t got around to posting it until now. Since writing this, December happened. I lived off shortbread and eggnog, followed by tortilla chips and margaritas in Mexico. Things have fluctuated a bit,… The post Skinny-fat appeared first on Canadian Expat Mom. View the full article
 

50+ NEW YEARS RESOLUTION IDEAS & A SIMPLE TRICK TO ACCOMPLISH EACH ONE

50+ NEW YEARS RESOLUTION IDEAS & A SIMPLE TRICK TO ACCOMPLISH EACH ONE   I cannot believe its already 2019, where did the year go?   What were your highlights of 2018?   Do you have resolutions for 2019? Of course, you do   My 2018 Goals in Review: What worked, what didn’t and WHY   Every year I set out goals for the year ahead. I LOVE setting new goals this time of year. I think it’s a great opportunity to look back on the wins and fails of the previous year and find something ac

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5 STEPS TO REDISCOVERING WHO YOU ARE (AS A NEW MOM)

5 STEPS TO REDISCOVERING WHO YOU ARE (AS A NEW MOM)   You can never possibly prepare yourself for the transition that happens between pregnancy and motherhood. Understanding that this truly is the next chapter in your life, one in which you will be rediscovering who you are.   Having a baby is something we dream about for years. We picture what our kids will look like, we pick out their names, we envision the fun activities we will do, the cute selfies we will take, the precious bonding we

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Different types of international schools

This is a new post from Expat Child by Carole Hallett Mobbs Expat Child - Moving overseas with children. Relocation advice. Many types of international schools; beating the confusion Before you made up your mind to move overseas, I’m willing to ... Read More The post Different types of international schools appeared first on Expat Child. View the full article
 

How to choose a school overseas

This is a new post from Expat Child by Carole Hallett Mobbs Expat Child - Moving overseas with children. Relocation advice. Choosing schools abroad Updated January 2019 Choosing a suitable school for your child is possibly one of the hardest decisions ... Read More The post How to choose a school overseas appeared first on Expat Child. View the full article
 

Take Me Anywhere

French school. They’ve really got things figured out over there! Aside from NEVER having to pack your kid a lunch; my favourite thing had to be the configuration of the school calendar. Every six weeks they have two weeks off.… The post Take Me Anywhere appeared first on Canadian Expat Mom. View the full article

Canadian Expat Mom

Canadian Expat Mom

 

HEALTHY VEGAN CHRISTMAS RECIPES THAT WILL MAKE YOU FEEL GREAT

HEALTHY VEGAN CHRISTMAS RECIPES THAT WILL MAKE YOU FEEL GREAT   I know I know, I’m suggesting healthy meals for Christmas day. Yes it should be the time when we can relax with our diets & have a big blow out. However, what about those of you (like me) who genuinely likes to eat healthy & feels pretty crappy when we eat unhealthy foods? Personally, I think we should eat without a restricted mindset all year long so that we don’t feel the need to have a big blow out Or maybe

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Lisa’s Tin of Sin

Back when we lived in France there was a lot of people that I wanted to let know I appreciated them at Christmas time. My friends there were like family and of course they needed to be acknowledged but I… The post Lisa’s Tin of Sin appeared first on Canadian Expat Mom. View the full article

Canadian Expat Mom

Canadian Expat Mom

 

The Gift of Experience, It’s Like a Vacation

Until this past summer, our family’s home base has always been France. Spending all those years travelling in Europe has left its mark on our kids. Their favourite food of all time is gnocchi. It’s not French, but it was… The post The Gift of Experience, It’s Like a Vacation appeared first on Canadian Expat Mom. View the full article

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