The Love, Mom community hung out with our friends at The Detox Market in Toronto’s King St. West ‘hood just a few weeks ago (shout-out to all our mamas who made it out on wintery April night). Like our past events, there was an intimate and feel-good vibe that brought together our creative and career-loving moms for a totally stress-free night to ourselves.
Wellness + Food
For Bita Doagoo, change is her only constant. She has 3 children from ages 5-months to 7-years old. She has moved 5 times within the last 7 years and she’s…
Food blogger and soon-to-be mama of two, shares her go-to toddler snack recipe (psst–it has NO sugar!). Describing her cooking as, “A little simplicity in the modern world,” her philosophy is something that everyone can get behind.
It’s been eight months of self-testing and an elimination diet but my breakouts are under control (for now). And while dermatologists and even my naturopath tell me that there’s no ‘cure’ for acne, I thought I’d share what I found on my clear-skin journey.
At Love, Mom we’re obsessed with good-for-you beauty brands, especially ones created by like-minded mamas. With the focus on using plant-based ingredients, Toronto-based Graydon Moffat created Graydon Skincare, a luxury beauty brand whose message is about making healthier choices — inside and out.
As the summer kicks into full gear, we’re already putting ourselves on the bottom of list. So before we get too wrapped up in packing, unpacking, driving, parking, cleaning, entertaining, cooking and of course, parenting, let’s remember to hug it out with ourselves. Here are 5 easy ways to do it…
Founder of Chefs for Oceans, a foundation that educates and builds awareness for sustainable seafood, Ned Bell is also the executive chef for Ocean Wise and serves as a member of the Loblaw Food Council. What we discovered during our one-on-one chat is that he’s passionate about wanting families (including his own) to think outside the box when it comes to making a meal.
Allison is the owner of September Project. In her own words, it’s ” all about unique and honest messaging (i.e., stuff you actually think and want say to the people you care about) delivered simply and beautifully in a way that lets the words do the talking. Today she’s using the power of words to share her personal experience of miscarriage which we all agree should be an on-going and open-hearted conversation instead of a secret.
When Sara Celik, a naturopathic doctor and spokesperson for Renew Life, invited me to try a cleanse, I was truly meh about it. After talking me through the process and serving up sensible answers to my long list of questions, I was still skeptical—but willing because she suggested a cleanse that wasn’t a full-on fast so I wouldn’t get so furious.
When you have a knock-out virus, don’t try to convince yourself that your A-Type and OCD impulses will beat the germs that are bringing you down. Instead, take a deep breath (well, as deep as you can) and surrender to the upside of being a sick mom. Here’s how to bring on relief that will help you stay in the game and ease your aches, chills and annoying cough.