Dad Decisions

Alan Viau reflects on life as a dad to three young adults and marriage with his Sweetheart for over 30 years. He is a health scientist, yoga teacher, wedding officiant, stage artist & loves horses.

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Fashion Finds & Beauty Bargains (Chloé)

My name is Chloé and I am a happy staffer here at Ottawa Family Living Magazine.

I consider myself a Jane of All Trades, Master of None. I am a passionate healthy home cook, an avid reader, a writer and a bargain hunter. I've been a publisher, a musician's muse, a fashion photographer's assistant and a raw vegan. I am fighting off 40, purposefully kid-free and fun-focused!

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Food for Life (Lauren)

Organic, Fresh, Wholesome FOOD FOR LIFE

My name is Lauren and over the past few years healthy living has become a passion of mine. I'm 30 years old and graduated with a BA from the University of Western Ontario in 2005. A few years after graduating, I felt the need to pursue my passion and enrolled in the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. As a Registered Nutritionist, I find myself constantly wanting to share health tips with my husband, family & friends, so I decided to write a blog.

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Health Matters

Dr. Erin McLaughlin and Dr. Pierre Paradis are Chiropractors at Hazeldean Family Chiropractic in Kanata. They are Certified Maximized Living Mentors. Their practice is the recipient of the Kanata Kourier Standard Reader's Choice award for 2009, 2010, 2011, as well as the Ottawa West Magazine Reader's Choice Award for 2011.

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Let's Talk (Pam)

Let's talk about family living in Ottawa.

One steamy hot day over 15 years ago, a moving truck pulled into a local driveway. My loved ones and I stepped out - and into an unknown new lifestyle in the capital city, one with a garage, a backyard and a couple of nearby elementary schools. To be honest, I wasn't looking forward to it. Silly me.

Today, my husband, kids and I live in the same suburban home with our Goldendoodle, Rosie (also known as Holy Flying Piranha). Ottawa is most assuredly home.

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Tammy's View

Tammy's View is written by Tammy Culhane to help create awareness of people with disabilities and the issues that surround their daily lives in Ottawa.

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