Thursday, January 8, 2015

All About Lymph Nodes And How to Keep them Happy



Last week I noticed a lump in my neck and after a quick surf of the net, I learned a) it's a swollen lymph node and b) I don't actually know anything about lymph nodes. So while I waited for a doc to check out THE LUMP, I studied up on the lymphatic system. Here's what I learned, and what the doc told me about it:

Friday, November 21, 2014

Enjoying Grouse Mountain (With Toddlers)

http://www.onesmileymonkey.com/tips-2/traveling-tips/enjoying-grouse-mountain-with-toddlers/

Last month we spent a day on top of Grouse Mountain (15 mins north of downtown Vancouver, BC) with our two girls in tow and I wrote about our experience over at One Smiley Monkey.  We were happily surprised by how much the girls could do (inappropriate amounts of running, climbing and puddle-splashing), see (there were BEARS!) and eat (well, not so much eat as they have great fresh juices to drink) up there.  Go check out my post and then be sure to add "visit Grouse Mountain (with or without toddlers)" to your Vancouver, BC bucket list.   

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Conducting a Lifestyle Audit


IRS audits suck, but lifestyle audits (a review of your life choices in a given year) are fun and enlightening. I took a look at our activities over this past year and discovered four areas that we can improve in 2015.