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Treat Your Child’s Flu – Naturally!

Treat Your Child’s Flu – Naturally!

Flu season is right around the corner, and we’re all bracing ourselves. There’s nothing worse than your child having fever, chills, aches, and pains – and not being able to do anything but give some Tylenol or Motrin and just wait it out. But – WAIT! If

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Nourish Your Family with Bone Broth!

Nourish Your Family with Bone Broth!

Just in time for the cold and flu season, Kandice Stellmon, nutrition consultant extraordinaire for Whole Family Wellness, shows us how to make delicious and oh-so-nutritious bone broth to nourish our our family’s bodies and souls. Read on to find out how! Bone broth – YUM!!! When

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Let’s Make Some Butter!

Let’s Make Some Butter!

Need something for your kids to do on Thanksgiving Day while you’re finely orchestrating what goes in and out of the oven and when, what gets stirred and simmered, and what gets to rest? They may be running around with their cousins or friends doing just fine,

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Last Night I Cried…

Last Night I Cried…

Last night I cried. I didn’t cry the night of the election. I didn’t cry the next night. Or the next. But last night I cried. I cried for the Latino children at Royal Oak Middle School in Michigan whose classmates chanted “Build the wall.” I cried

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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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