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Posted on July 26th, 2015 by
“What comes from the heart goes to the heart.” This is one of my favorite quotes from Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and I refer to it often when I talk about parenting. I’ve found most everything in life is more effective when it’s done heart-to-heart—especially discipline! This next article is an excerp...
Posted on June 24th, 2015 by
I see people of all ages in my homeopathic practice. I especially like to work with children. I have a soft spot for them. Children respond so well to homeopathy, and often very quickly. There is less compensation, less intellectualizing, and a shorter history as compared to adults. A child's vital ...
Posted on May 23rd, 2015 by
Way back in 2013, I (along with respected colleagues) contributed to an article that outlined ways to prepare yourself for the birth of your baby.  If you missed that excellent post, you can it find here. Some of you might be thinking about or preparing for baby number 2 (or 3 on up), and what an e...
Posted on February 22nd, 2015 by
When it comes time to feeding your baby solid foods, your initial vision might be dipping a spoon into a little jar of pureed peas, carrots or bananas. Did you know that your baby will eat about 600 of these cute little jars of baby food? And that the cost of all these jars can add up $400-$600? If...
Posted on February 22nd, 2015 by
Parents often wonder how much food should their little ones (1-2 years old) be eating. Recent media coverage suggests over the past 20 years, restaurants and food companies have been increasing their serving sizes. This trend is considered to be a contributing factor in the rise in obesity (among a...
Posted on February 20th, 2015 by
1. Moving, Moving, Moving Get Those Babies Moving! Today, we live in a world with an amazing amount of baby gear intended to make our lives more convenient. However, I believe many of these innovations limit the development of our babies’ motor and sensory skills. Our little ones need the opportuni...
Posted on February 18th, 2015 by
by Shannon Davis, PT, DPT If you are parenting a baby who is close to that sit-to-stand-to-walking stage, then listen up!  The products you choose to use, or not, can heavily impact your baby's proper growth and motor development. Currently there are no good product choices that emphasize helping ...
Posted on December 20th, 2014 by
Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is a celebration of the rededication of the Holy Temple after it was reclaimed from the Syrian-Greeks more than 21 centuries ago.  Fried foods are traditional fare during Hanukkah, commemorating the miracle of the Hanukkah oil that lasted eight days wh...
Posted on December 20th, 2014 by
Sharing the fabulous flavors of the Holidays with your new baby is an experience that you’ll cherish.  Socializing is part of the fun too, so reserve a seat (high chair) at or near the dining room table for baby to join in the celebration. Even though your baby may not be eating all types of table ...
Posted on October 24th, 2014 by
by Kim Walls  The values go beyond breastfeeding. Skin to skin time is special for so very many reasons. What most parents and many birthing professionals still don’t know is that skin to skin time is critical for the skin (yes, the dermis) as well as for its breast feeding benefits. During the...