Posts Tagged: child

A Sincere Thank You To Mothers & Caretakers Everywhere

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  It was Mother’s Day weekend and mine, like all mom’s everywhere, was totally hectic and full of activity and slightly organized chaos. And I loved it.     My firstborn child, my daughter, love of my life, is headed off to college at the end of this summer… so you better believe I am… Read more »

5 Ways To Decrease Risk Of Autism, ADHD and More, Before Your Child Is Even Born

Posted by & filed under Medical Reports, Organic Lifestyle, Positive Parenting.

Today I want to share with you some quick and easy recommendations to protect the health of your children, based directly off of the exciting new medical research that’s being conducted right now on Autism and ADHD. 5 Holistic Ways To Decrease Your Baby’s Risk Of Neurodevelopmental Disorders:   1. Take Vit D:   In a… Read more »

Teens Who Eat Fruit Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk

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A new study reveals that teens who eat 3 servings of fruit a day have a 25% decreased risk of breast cancer as an adult, compared to teens who eat less than one serving of fruit a day.   Published in the BMJ on May 11, 2016, this study shows that fruit has a preventive… Read more »

Poor Sleep Equals Weight Gain, Even For Children

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Continuing my focus of supporting the health of our children during this back-to-schoool month… …today’s article is a reminder about just how crucial it is for children to get good sleep.   Just published in The Journal Of Pediatrics, a new study finds that an earlier bedtime for young children reduces their risk of obesity… Read more »

Bullying Is No Joke, 3 Ways To Protect Your Kids

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  Continuing in this Back-To-School month with a focus on the health of our children, let’s talk about something uncomfortable.     Let’s talk about something that we *need* to be talking about more. Let’s talk about something positive that we can do to protect the physical and mental well being of our children for… Read more »

Back To School Special: The Latest Medical Studies On ADHD

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Recently published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal) on May 31, 2016… …researchers found that the stimulant methylphenidate (commonly prescribed for children to treat ADHD: Ritalin, Daytrana, Concerta) increases the risk of cardiac arrhythmias.     It’s back-to-school time… a time when children are often diagnosed and treated for ADHD (average age of diagnosis of… Read more »

Household Chemicals Damage Cognition (And Small Changes You Can Make To Protect Yourself)

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A recent study just published May 2016 in the journal Environmental Research  reveals the extent of damage that common household chemicals are having on children… … impairing cognitive function and behavioral development.   Chemicals that are routinely found in homes that are implicated in impairing cognitive function of children are commonly found in nonstick cooking… Read more »