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School-Life Balance is a Thing Too

Work-life balance has become a hot topic these days, and leaving work at work is the solution to keeping that balance. But what about the younger generation, who is still in school and allowing different sorts of anxieties to take them over? Pressures from gaining a competitive edge over others for college applications, peer…

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How to Pick the Right Sunscreen

With so many brands and protection levels, sunscreen is a mystery that we’ve all been trying to solve through trial and error. Last time using SPF 30 we got a sunburn, so this time I’ll try SPF 50. The store brand has been working just as well as the name brand, so I’ll save…

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Ways to Get Kids to Drink More Water

There are so many drink options available in grocery stores today. Many of them showcase fun colors and designs as well as princesses and superheroes from favorite movies and television shows. When so many attention-grabbing options exist, it is hard to encourage children to choose water over everything else, but drinking water throughout the…

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Get Them to Bed Early to Keep Them Happy and Healthy

Children thrive when on a routine, and creating a routine for bedtimes and naptimes is just another way to show them expectations and to help indicate to them that brushing teeth and putting pajamas on, for example, are the first steps to an end result of, in this case, sleep. The earlier you are…

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Summer Water Safety for Kids

Statistics in Canada show that drowning is the second most common form of death for children under the age of 5, and it only takes 2.5 centimeters or one inch of water to pose a drowning hazard for a child. As summertime draws near, water activities grow in popularity, and safety precautions around water,…

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Myths About Child Mental Health

Raising children is a taxing task that nobody really ever knows if they are doing right or wrong because of no answers to how and what to do exist. Parents take advice from their parents who guessed and asked their parents what to do. It is a cycle of guessing and trial-and-error that continues….

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What Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

When making the decision to become a parent, many of the items on an internal checklist include the physical needs of a child. Is there enough money to feed and clothe a baby who is going to get bigger and need more clothes and food? Are the current job and household situation conducive to…

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Wellness Hub Contest

Begin Quiz This quiz is currently inactive. Contest Rules Employee Contest – “Wellness Hub Contest” Official Rules 1. Timeframe Nutrien Ltd. (“Nutrien”) “Wellness Hub Contest” (the “Contest”) begins on April 17, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. Mountain Time (“MT”) and closes at 11:59 p.m. MT on April 30, 2019 (the “Contest Period”). 2. Eligibility The…

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Teaching Kids to Volunteer

When taking on the role of parent, there are a lot of things that go through your mind. All of the hopes and dreams you have for your little one to be successful rely on the parenting you provide, and some of the most important attributes many hope for their children are to be…

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The Impact Kids Have Made by Volunteering

Volunteering in local communities is important and sometimes goes unnoticed. It is hard for adults and children alike to choose an organization to volunteer with and feel like the work being done is making a difference at all. Though it may not feel like the work you are doing or thinking about doing will…