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Pediatrician-Approved Natural Remedies for the Flu

Flu Season

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?

Flu Shot

UPDATE: This article just released on November 29, 2017 shows that the flu vaccine this year is NOT effective. If predictions are correct, looks like we’re in for a pretty bad flu season, with the most predominant circulating strain being the influenza A (H3N2) strain. And if you

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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

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

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

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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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

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

“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

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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