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Social Media: A Curse and a Blessing

It is a curse because you cannot control how your message will be received and by whom. For me, you can usually tell when shit has hit the fan because I won’t post. During intense periods of grief, an upset, …

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Holistic Help for the Quirky Brain

Holistic Help for the Quirky Brain from Brandie Hadfield on Vimeo. Quirky can be defined as eccentric, unconventional, off-centre, alternative, bohemian or zany.  I love how world famous pediatrician and mentor Dr. Sears calls his brain a “quirky” brain, just …

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BRAIN FOOD: Chocolate Mousse (Kid Approved)!

Chocolate Avocado Mousse from Brandie Hadfield on Vimeo. Did you know that the best, first food for babies is avocado?  That’s right!  You can ditch the rice cereal or pablum and give your kids whole food from the get-go once they show …

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She Said She Would… And She DID!

IT’S OFFICIAL!!!  I just got promoted with the Juice Plus+ Company!!! We celebrated with an intimate whirlwind weekend of decadence with the man who’s been my biggest support, and the two sweet boys who watched me grow, day in and …

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Ditching Dogma

One of the issues with using a label such as “Attachment Parenting,” is that it infers that if one does not follow the eight principles to a “T,” that they cannot be part of the club. This is one of the …

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So, What Did You Do Today?

“So, what do you DO all day?” is a question I’m often asked. It’s amazing the assumptions people make on the lives of others. I’ve definitely experienced this, as someone who has taken a road-less-travelled. “Good for you for homeschooling… …

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My Secrets to Aging the “Perennial” Way

My Aunt Robin, The brilliant mind behind Artizan Fashion is rebranding “middle age” as being “Perennial”.  Instead of looking at this time as being “middle age” (groan), she is showing the world how women can be ever-blooming, becoming even more …

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4 Good Reasons to Break up with Coffee

Relax, I don’t mean you have to quit your morning coffee FOREVER!  Nothing is impossible, but coffee is a vice I personally cherish, in moderation.  I am writing this post with a headache as I sip a Lemon Detox tea …

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Lemon Berry Cheesecake + WTH is MTHFR?

I spent most of my life with issues I brushed off as normal. My doctors were never concerned about the symptoms I shared with them, including allergies, joint pain, aching extremities, anxiety and fatigue. It was not until recent years …