September 26, 2013

My Almost 100% Natural Anti-Acne Skin Care Regimen

For years now, I’ve been battling adult acne, and I’ve been looking in vain for skin care products that are natural and toxin-free.

Unfortunately, every time I switch to natural, organic products, my skin would break out again. I simply haven’t been able to find a product or combination of products that would help keep my adult acne at bay.

Until now.

After months and months of trying different products, I’ve finally found a skin care regimen that’s mostly natural and organic and free of the Dirty Dozen.

Below are the products I use, why I use them, and the effects they’ve had on my skin, as far as I can tell. It’s a pretty long list and I’m quite shocked that I would need so many skin care products on a daily basis! But keep in mind, I have combination skin, which means I practically need two sets of products: one for my acne-prone T-zone, and another for the rest of my face.

Natural Anti-Acne Products

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September 19, 2013

Parent Involvement in School: Why It Matters

If you have a child in school, you may have heard that it’s good to be an “involved parent.” While this is conventional wisdom, sometimes parents don’t understand why this is important, and they might not know how to get involved.

Here are some ideas on what it means to get involved, and why it matters.

How to Get Involved

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September 13, 2013

7 Tips for a Relaxed Morning

Since I became a stay-at-home Mom, mornings have become the most stressful part of my day.

I have to prepare three lunches (it used to be four, but now my eldest daughter is away at university) and make sure the munchkin boy and girl are dressed and on time for their school buses.

It was worse when my son was younger. No sooner have I gotten him dressed when he would need to go to the washroom. Oh my!

If your mornings are harried like mine, try the following tips to have a more relaxed morning:
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