Category Archives: Special Features

Communities are only as strong as the health of their women

We’re just a little bit in love with former first lady Michelle Obama and going through some old quotes today we came across two which really resonated for us as women and mothers. Being healthy isn’t about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline… Wouldn’t it be great if we could shift this ancient […]

Eat for Race day & Recovery – marathon training and endurance walking (Part 3)

As Race day approaches and after weeks of training it’s time to consolidate everything you’ve practised ready for racing. Kalila’s Kathy is race ready for Boston 2018 and the Kalila team are all here cheering her on. She’s put in the miles in training and has fuelled her body to reach peak fitness. Now it’s […]

Make Love to Make Baby

We’re all aware that to make a baby, having sex is usually a vital step. It’s a classic part of baby making that does get altered from time to time but, generally speaking, it gets results. But what about this wives tale about making love to get baby out? If you’ve ever neared your due […]

Eat for endurance – marathon training and endurance walking (Part 2)

So last month we looked at some of the basics for eating to run, and how to get a balanced source of energy for exercise. This month our focus shifts to eating for endurance in support of our very own Kathy who is busy training for Boston 2018. For anyone out there who has completed […]

“Eat to run” series -fuel your body

As Kalila’s Kathy starts 2018 with some intensive marathon training ready for Boston 2018,  the focus of this month’s nutrition slot is all about eating to run. And it’s not just marathon training that requires specialist fuel but all forms of running and power walking. We need energy to exercise, and more importantly we need […]

Learning and sharing traditions with your kids (even if they aren’t your own!)

Family traditions are a beautiful thing. They are the childhood joys that become some of your favourite memories. My family is a bit of a mixed bag, as are many of the families I know. In my family alone, we are part Canadian, Italian, Christian (both Catholic AND Protestant) and Jewish. You could say that for us […]

Healthy & Happy Pregnancy Holidays

Ah, the holidays. Always busy, always stressful. But what about if we could have “healthy holidays”? Do we dare dream of a holiday season without stress? A festive season filled with personal time and yummy treats that don’t leave you on a sugar high? Maybe it’s my age or the fact that this is the […]

Have fun this Halloween and stay safe with our top tips for kids

Just one day to go till Halloween and if you have young kids I’m sure excitement is almost at fever pitch! Here at Kalila we love a bit of fancy dress and Halloween fun and will be enjoying with our friends and families. Whether you live in the middle of a busy city or countryside […]

Beliefs run deep

Have you ever wondered why you believe the things you believe? Who told you that was so? Parents, grand-parents, or perhaps a teacher or role model in your life? Our beliefs have the ability to shape us and influence many of the choices we make, and yet often we can’t remember why we believe the […]

An introduction to family coaching

For many, surviving the pitfalls of Christmas with the family can be one of the most stressful moments of the year. All the anticipation and build-up can easily end in spats and arguments as family overload kicks in. So here we are in January with another year ahead of us, and time to reflect on […]