When you’re putting together your child’s Easter basket this year, why not consider some healthy alternatives to traditional candy bunnies? Instead, think about giving your child treats which are just as fun, but promote her well-being. Here are some fresh, budget-friendly ideas for assembling a basket full of goodies that are not only enjoyable, they are also good for your kid.
In our modern times and fast-paced lifestyles, most of us feel “stressed” at least some, if not a majority of the time. If you take a minute to think about all the things in your life that can promote stress you might come up with things like: tension in relationships, deadlines at work, family obligations/ expectations, school assignments, a traffic-filled commute, financial worries or your feelings when reading political posts on social media. These are some examples of stressors that are obvious to us. When we are stressed because of them, we actually feel the stress. We feel anxious, worried, rushed, pre-occupied or upset. We know for sure that certain situations or people can spike our stress levels. But what about the stressors that we cannot see…the “hidden” stressors?
Getting your little ones to eat healthy — and enjoy it — can be difficult, especially if they’re picky eaters. Loading up a plate full of unfamiliar food can be daunting for kids, so it’s important to find fun and creative ways to get them to eat and appreciate healthy foods. One of the keys is to give them plenty of options. It’s also a good idea to let them know that if they try a new food and don’t like it, they can try something else. Never try to force a child to eat, as this can have damaging consequences.
Are you planning your first trip as a family? Worried about how to make travel fun for your kids? Vacations are a great way to make memories as a family, but to keep things stress-free, be sure to plan ahead and follow these simple tips.
Modern bread and wheat are NOTHING like what your great grandparents ate – The science and history behind why gluten is harming your health
The reality is today’s bread is nothing like the bread that sustained millions of people years ago. The only lasting similarity is that it is made from wheat, and it is still called bread, literally everything else is different.
The elimination-challenge diet is the gold standard for identifying food sensitivities and intolerances. It’s the fundamental tool for discovering foods that may be triggering symptoms like allergies, eczema, sinus conditions, joint pain, migraine headaches, brain fog and fatigue. For many patients, the benefits are unmatched, and being in control of identifying and removing problematic foods…
Practiced for generations by cultures all over the world– detoxification is about resting, cleansing and nourishing the body from the inside out. By removing and eliminating toxins, then feeding your body with healthy nutrients, detoxifying can help protect you from disease and renew your health.
Flu season is here! The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. These viruses spread through the air from person to person. Conventional flu prevention and treatment includes antiviral drugs and vaccines.
I am reposting this article from the Institute of Functional Medicine because I think it is very important. In western society and western medicine, we are way to quick to jump to antibiotics for things that will get better on their own through time. Antibiotic use has consequences.
It’s 2 am and you are sound asleep. Your 11-month-old son starts crying hysterically and then vomits. He has a low-grade fever. It has been 3 hours and he vomits again. You are trying to give him some formula, but he doesn’t want to drink any of it.