Posts Tagged: parenting

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

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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 »

Childhood Trauma Increases Risk Of Self Harm. Here’s Help.

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  Children who are maltreated in any way — physically, sexually or emotionally — are more likely to inflict self injury to their body later in life.   And it’s important to note, if your child has suffered any of these types of traumas — even if they are not depressed or suicidal — this… 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 »

Pets Decrease Asthma Risk

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  Since Mother’s Day was yesterday, today let’s talk about an important medical study that parents need to be aware of. You’ve probably heard that exposure to dirt in childhood is an essential part of boosting immunity and decreasing future allergies… …but did you know the same is true for animals?   It’s true. Early… Read more »

Good Moods Are Contagious In Teens (And Prevents Depression)

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As I blogged about last week… mood is not just something that colors our day. Our moods actually make a huge difference in our projected lifespan… this is now a medical fact!   On the heels of that study, yet another study was published just last month (August 19, 2015 in the Proc Biol Science) … Read more »

Sleep A Key Factor In ADHD

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On the heels of last week’s blog post that named deep sleep as one of the top 3 ways to preserve your brain volume… a new study has recently revealed that good sleep helps with ADHD as well!   Sleep problems have long been considered a hallmark of ADHD… leading to reduced quality of life,… Read more »