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Pediatrician-Approved Natural Remedies for the Flu

Pediatrician-Approved Natural Remedies for the Flu

Flu season is right around the corner, and hopefully by now you’ve read my article on the Top Ways to Boost Your Child’s Immune System. But now you’re wondering, what if my kid actually gets the flu? Are there any natural options besides Tylenol, Motrin, Benadryl, Sudafed,

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Should My Kids Get the Flu Vaccine 2017-2018?

Should My Kids Get the Flu Vaccine 2017-2018?

To get the flu vaccine or not? That is the question… Or at least, it’s a very common question in my office this time of year. I believe that the decision to get the flu vaccine for your child, just like any other vaccine, is YOUR CHOICE as a

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Top Ways to Boost Your Child’s Immune System

Top Ways to Boost Your Child’s Immune System

As the cold and flu season approaches, every parent wants to know the same thing… What can I do to boost my child’s immune system? Cold and flu season is coming, and who knows what that means. Some years it hits us hard, and other years it

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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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