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Eat Yourself to a Good Night’s Sleep

Eat Yourself to a Good Night’s Sleep

Guest post by Kandice Stellmon, NC   Want a good night’s sleep?  Check out my nutrition Do’s and Don’t’s for getting your best sleep ever! Nutrition Do’s for a good night’s sleep: ‘Gobble’ up the right snack before bed.  We’ve all heard that the tryptophan found in

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The 3 Things You Need to Know to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

The 3 Things You Need to Know to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Guest post by Dr. Therese Trolan, MD We’re all reminded of just how important sleep is when our kids don’t get their nap and lose it before dinner’s even started. But just how important is a good night’s sleep? Chronic sleep deprivation is linked to poor physical

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Kids’ Paleo Pancakes

Kids’ Paleo Pancakes

Friday Fun cooking has begun! I’m cooking lead for my daughter’s and son’s K/1 classes. With the late start to the school year, we’ve only had one cooking session in my son’s class so far, but it was a blast! I LOVE cooking with the kinders and

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Top 10 Tips to Boost Your Child’s Attention Naturally!

Top 10 Tips to Boost Your Child’s Attention Naturally!

By now, your kids have probably been back in school for about a month or so. With back-to-school, it’s back-to-homework! And for some of you and your kids, it’s back-to-STRESS! Teachers complaining that your kid is daydreaming too much, or distracting the others. You pulling your hair

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Back-to-School, Back to… STRESS!!!

Back-to-School, Back to… STRESS!!!

  By now, many of our kids are back in school. As our kids head back to school with homework, after school activities, weekend sports games, friendship drama, etc.; and as we head back to nagging the kids to wake up (why is it that kids have

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It’s Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month!

It’s Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month!

August is Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month: Send Your Children Back to School with Everything They Need for Success, Including an Eye Exam! By Carole L. Hong, OD, FCOVD As children head back to school, be sure to add a comprehensive eye exam to your prep

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Is that a stye in your eye?

Is that a stye in your eye?

Omg – those annoying styes in your eye! I used to get them all the time as a kid. When Bodi got one just the other week, I wanted to spare him the pain of a huge pimple on his eyelid. So I pulled out my natural

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Look at that shiner!

Look at that shiner!

Look at the shiner on my poor girl! Little brother, hockey stick, horsin’ around – you get the picture. This is exactly when you wanna pull out your homeopathic medicines toolkit and get out that Arnica. Homeopathic arnica is THE go-to medicine for bumps, bruises, head bonks,

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Artificial Flavors, Preservatives & Dyes – OH MY!

Artificial Flavors, Preservatives & Dyes – OH MY!

The summer is heating up, and your kid is begging for that neon-colored snow cone. Do you do it? You’ve all heard the advice to take out the artificial junk in your kids’ diet and eat whole, organic, unprocessed foods. We’ve all embraced it – sort of.

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Oh, Crap!

Oh, Crap!

Yes, crap! Why a blogpost about crap? As moms, we’re obsessed with our kids’ poops. From the moment they’re born, we’re charged with the order to keep track of every poop – when it happens, what it looks like, what it smells like, are they going too

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