The following story is as true as it is hard to believe.
It’s always easy to look back once history has been made and say, I called that, but sometimes, it’s just how it goes. As we head to the 2018 Final Four in San Antonio, something I thought would never be mentioned again, came up today while I walked the kids to school.
The something that came up? Well it’s a tale that Harry may hold over me for the history of time. He made a choice and then changed it thanks to something I said.
- A true, Dad, I can’t believe you stopped me from predicting history.
- Dad, remember the time I made that pick and it came true and you used your bias to sway me?
- Dad you owe me money.
What the hell am I talking about? Well as they say on the National, first a little back story.
Have you ever wanted to book an appointment with a registered dietitian and figured it would be too costly? Well what would you say if I told you there is a place that offers the service where you already go for your groceries? Yes, it’s true.
The dietitian program I am speaking of is offered at many of the Loblaws stores across Canada. In fact, the Loblaws we shop at weekly has the service and I had no idea it existed or that many of the services were free to the public until recently. Now that it has been pointed out, it’s like, I see that sign all the time.
I was given the opportunity to have a consultation with an in-store dietitian at Loblaws and I wanted to share my experience with you. I did learn a few things I was not expecting.
As a bonus, I also got some great tips on how to make Thanksgiving leftovers a little healthier. Don’t worry, I know Thanksgiving for us Canadians is long gone, but I will include some easy ways to take some classic comfort food dishes and make them healthier.
Hey parents, do any of you have kids that just eat their dinner without a fuss? You do? Liers!
Meal times have been a struggle lately, mostly with Charlie. He seems to think dessert is one of the meals of the day and not a nice treat after eating the meal you are supposed to eat first.
You know what I am talking about.
- My tummy is full
- I don’t like that
- I am not hungry anymore
- What’s that green thing on there
- I don’t want dinner tonight
All classics in our house. I also want to mention we never cook anything we don’t think the boys will like. It certainly limits what we get to enjoy, but we do it anyways.
Already wondering what you’re gonna do with the kids over Winter Break? Well what about camp? This great summer day camp in Toronto runs an annual winter break camp to keep your little ones entertained after they immediately get bored with their holiday gifts.
The activities mix in nature, art, cooking, music, science, dance, sports, games and outdoor fun. They also offer an option to have a hot lunch made fresh on site, and door-to-door transportation by bus for most areas in the GTA. Check out more info here.
Right now, you can enter to win a free week for the upcoming holiday season.
How to Enter Contest
Go to my Facebook page, and leave a comment on the post pinned to the top, sharing your family’s favourite winter activity to do together. You must also like Adventure Valley Day Camp’s Facebook page to complete your entry.
Contest Rules & Info
Only one entry permitted per person. If you’re selected as the winner, you’ll receive a message on Facebook asking for you to provide further contact details. Entries that are deemed inappropriate or fraudulent will be deleted.