Julie Hambleton has a BSc in Food and Nutrition from the Western University, Canada, is a former certified personal trainer and a competitive runner.
Julie loves food, culture, and health, and enjoys sharing her knowledge to help others make positive changes and live healthier lives.
Take a minute and think back to a few of your favorite childhood memories. What do these memories consist of? A family trip? A sleepover with friends? Playing catch in the backyard with mom or dad? Whatever they are, they probably have a lot more to do with experiences instead of toys or other material […]
If you were lucky enough to have a grandma close by throughout your childhood, then you know how special these wonderful women can be. These are just a few things that you will only understand if your grandma was your best friend growing up. 12 Things You’ll Only Understand If Your Grandma Is Your Best […]
Parents have a huge impact on their children, starting from the minute they are born and it lasts even long after they are grown and gone. Though there are more concrete things like genetic traits and family traditions, it goes deeper than that. A parent’s affection can actually have a lasting and profound impact on the […]
Back in 2014, Psychologist Tim Kasser, a professor at Knox College, was associated with claims that the widely popular holiday tradition of Elf on the Shelf can be “damaging” for kids. These articles are being circulated again, with people asking themselves the question: Should I be including Elf on the Shelf in my family’s Christmas […]
This mom’s “nagging wife” text about the position of the chest clip on her son’s car seat ended up saving his life just 15 minutes later. She’s telling her story to help educate other parents on car seat safety. (1) Properly Set Up Car Seat Saves Baby’s Life Three months after giving birth to her […]
As most of the northern hemisphere moves into its coldest months of the year, heating systems are being turned on and in many cases space heaters are being pulled out of storage. According to firefighters, these are items that you should never plug into a power strip. Space Heaters: The Item You Should Never Plug […]
Emotional abuse is often overlooked, but it can be just as damaging to your mental health as physical abuse. You probably don’t think you had an emotionally abusive mother or parent, but it’s possible that you did. Emotional abuse can be extremely damaging to a child’s development and sense of self-worth. It can also cause […]
In a recent episode of their podcast, influencer Laura Henshaw made a shocking confession about how often she washes her bra. She admitted to only washing it once a month, which left her co-host and the internet divided on the topic. This revelation has sparked a debate on how often women should wash their bras […]
If you base your opinion of Owen Wilson on the roles he has played in recent years, you’d probably think that he is a pretty great dad. Unfortunately, this doesn’t appear to be the whole truth. A father of three children, each with a different woman, Wilson sees his two sons somewhat regularly. His daughter, […]
Simon Cowell is known for being the harsh, brutally honest, and even sometimes kind of mean judge on TV talent competitions. The producer, media company owner, and creator of popular shows such as The X Factor and America’s Got Talent has certainly done well for himself over his career. All of this in spite of […]
All parents want for their children is for them to be healthy and happy. Watching a child go through a health scare is absolutely gut-wrenching. This is just what happened to this Australian family when their 8-year-old daughter’s schoolmates started telling her she looked pregnant. What ensued is something no parent ever hopes their child […]
Drunk driving ruins not just the lives of those it takes, but also of those left behind. This Toronto, Canada family is a devastatingly sad example of that. In 2015, a drunk driver killed all three of Edward Lake and Jennifer Neville-Lake’s children and their grandfather. Seven years later, hours after father’s day, their father […]