Author Archives: Mandy Faulkner

Good Food for a Good Cause

  This past year has been an especially trying time for so many in our community, which is why I’ve put together a Fundraiser with all proceeds going to the Stittsville Food Bank.  The Stittsville Food Bank has supported 2400 more people in 2020 than previous years. The Food Bank supports individuals and families in […]

6 Tips to Keep Your Immune System Strong

For almost 6 months now, we’ve all been doing our best managing the ever changing information regarding COVID-19. Many have been following our local Public Health agency’s recommendations to physically distance, use disinfectant hand sanitizer, and to wear masks. However, there has been one glaring piece of critically important information that I feel has been […]

Transitioning the family back into routine Part 1: Sleep

As summer comes to a close, many of us are preparing our selves and our families to launch back into early mornings, lunch making, homework, and extra curricular activities. Over the next couple of weeks, I will share my thoughts on how you can support this transition before the chaos sets in and everyone defaults […]

Back to School: How to Build & Maintain a Healthy Immune System

Back to school time can be an adventure, filled with excitement, nerves, and of course…germs. Within the first couple of weeks of the school year, my social media is blown up with stories and frustrations of kids coming home with this bug or that bug; from the common cold to the stomach bug. Having a […]