Thriving Child Summit - 2017

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3 Things to STOP Doing if Your Teen Suffers from Chronic Headaches

3 Things to STOP Doing if Your Teen Suffers from Chronic Headaches

Guest post by Erin Knight, creator of the Migraine Freedom™ plan I’m not writing this as a parent, a doctor or even someone who specializes in working with kids. I am writing this as someone who went to high school with a headache nearly every single day.

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Top 5 Pediatrician-Approved Natural Remedies for Your Child’s Headache

Top 5 Pediatrician-Approved Natural Remedies for Your Child’s Headache

If you’ve ever suffered from headaches, you know how awful they can be. I, knock-on-wood, don’t often get headaches, but the ones I’ve had have been doozies and I have endless empathy for kids and adults who get them on a regular basis. And of course, when

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Your Family’s Holistic Travel Remedy Kit

Your Family’s Holistic Travel Remedy Kit

SUMMER IS HERE! Many of our kids are already out of school. Mine are getting out this week – I can’t wait! And with summertime, often comes TRAVEL! Domestic, international, by planes, trains or automobiles. Wherever we go and however we get there, the summer often includes

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What To Do If Your Child Gets a Tick Bite

What To Do If Your Child Gets a Tick Bite

  As the weather warms up and summer approaches, many of us are getting excited for weekend family hikes, outdoor BBQs and camping trips. I know I am! But unfortunately, with the great outdoors, comes the not-so-glamorous reality that there are lots of creepy crawlies out there

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Allergies 102: Take Control Of Your Child’s Allergies, Naturally!

Allergies 102: Take Control Of Your Child’s Allergies, Naturally!

10 Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Allergy Symptom, Naturally! Now that you’ve figured out what your child is allergic to and how to lower their allergy bucket as I talked about in my last blog post, Allergies 101: Lower Your Child’s Allergy Bucket, it’s time to learn

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Allergies 101: Lower Your Child’s Allergy Bucket

Allergies 101: Lower Your Child’s Allergy Bucket

Spring has sprung! Trees are in full bloom. Gorgeous cherry blossoms and wisteria are filling the air with their beautiful scent – and filling our noses and eyes with their, aah-aaah-aaaachooo! Pollen! For allergy sufferers like me and my daughter, this is not a fun time. You

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Fat Girl – You Are Beautiful!

Fat Girl – You Are Beautiful!

I was a fat girl. In middle school, I asked my mom if I could go to fat camp. I wanted to lose weight and for once in my young life be a skinny girl, so away I went. I clearly remember that first mortifying day when

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Remedies for a Broken Heart

Remedies for a Broken Heart

February is the month of love. A time for romance, connection, and intimacy. But what if you’re just not in the mood for love? On Valentine’s Day, instead of celebrating hearts filled with love, some of us are mourning hearts filled with loss, grief, anger, jealousy and

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Pediatrician-Approved Natural Remedies for Ear Infections

Pediatrician-Approved Natural Remedies for Ear Infections

“Mommy, my ear hurts!” As we head full swing into cold and flu season, this is a common refrain heard by many parents. In fact, earaches are the #1 reason for visits to the pediatrician’s office, and the most common reason that antibiotics are prescribed for kids.

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The Top Homeopathic Medicines for Kids

The Top Homeopathic Medicines for Kids

Are you looking to start your homeopathic home remedy kit, but you’re not sure where to start? Many of you have asked me as a holistic pediatrician and mama what my top homeopathic medicines for kids are. Now you’ve got it! Here are the top homeopathic medicines

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