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Food as Medicine: Handling Seizures with Nutrition

Peace In Your Home Co-Founder Jeff Everage shares his personal journey as a parent trying to find the answer to his son's medical condition. The answer didn't lie with medications, but with nutrition. Read on to see how he learned how to use food as medicine.

By |March 29th, 2013|Blog, Courses, Kids' Health|Comments Off on Food as Medicine: Handling Seizures with Nutrition

10 Incredible Spring Vegetables You Might Be Overlooking

If frozen corn is the extent of your family’s vegetable intake at dinner, you might want to consider incorporating some of these fresh vegetables instead—and they’re all in season right now! Not only are they full of incredible nutrients and health benefits, they are typically less expensive this time of year.

By |March 22nd, 2013|Blog, Courses, Kids' Health|Comments Off on 10 Incredible Spring Vegetables You Might Be Overlooking

Get Your Kids to Eat Less Halloween Candy

If you’re like me, you’re already dreading the day after Halloween-- that seemingly bottomless sack of candy is a huge temptation for my son, my husband, and for me! But what do you do with that excess Halloween candy? Let your kids eat it ad nauseum? Help them eat it till it’s all gone? Throw it out when they’re not looking?

By |October 26th, 2012|Blog, Kids' Health|Comments Off on Get Your Kids to Eat Less Halloween Candy

Balancing Blood Sugar for a Healthier Family

Christa Orecchio and TheWholeJourney.com helps families understand the importance of watching our sugar intake in the article below. How sugar savvy are you?

By |August 16th, 2012|Big Kids, Blog, Kids' Health, Little Kids|Comments Off on Balancing Blood Sugar for a Healthier Family

Smart Eating for Back to School

Morning, noon and night, it’s important that children heading back to school (and adults at any age) get the healthy foods that help us function. Here, some smart choices to start the school year off right.

By |August 13th, 2012|Big Kids, Blog, Kids' Health, Little Kids|Comments Off on Smart Eating for Back to School

Organic Shopping: The Dirty Dozen and the Clean 15

If you’ve seen “organic” produce at the grocery store and are wondering if it’s worth spending the extra money for it, maybe this article will help you decide. The Environmental Working Group (an organization of scientists, researchers and policymakers) has released the 2012 guide to the most and least contaminated fruit and vegetables crops out there, also known as the “Dirty Dozen” and the “Clean 15.”

By |August 2nd, 2012|Big Kids, Blog, Kids' Health, Little Kids|Comments Off on Organic Shopping: The Dirty Dozen and the Clean 15

Spanking Linked to Mental Illness

According to a new study, American adults who were spanked as kids run a higher risk of suffering from mental health problems ranging from depression, anxiety disorders, and chemical dependency. Read the complete study here. Add this to the ever-growing mountain of evidence that corporal punishment is (at best) ineffective and (at worst) profoundly damaging to our children.

By |July 4th, 2012|Big Kids, Blog, Handling Misbehaviors, Kids' Health, Little Kids, Parents|Comments Off on Spanking Linked to Mental Illness

Trouble Dolls: A Tool to Practice Sharing Problems and Reducing Stress

Teacher and RCB Instructor Susan Michael Barrett shares a simple and beautiful way to teach children how to share their worries. As they say, a feeling expressed dissipates. This post originally appeared on Barrett's blog Parental Gleanings on May 24, 2012.

By |May 30th, 2012|Blog, Kids' Health, Little Kids, Positive Parenting|Comments Off on Trouble Dolls: A Tool to Practice Sharing Problems and Reducing Stress

Childhood Obesity and Your Family’s Health

Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Learn ways you can fight childhood obesity and keep your kids healthy, and learn why obesity is bad for our economy.

By |May 29th, 2012|Big Kids, Blog, Kids' Health, Little Kids|Comments Off on Childhood Obesity and Your Family’s Health

Role of the Father in Newborn’s Life

Newborn babies and their mothers share an unquestionable bond in those first weeks after birth, but what about new fathers? What is Dad’s role in the first few weeks after Baby is born? Montessori expert Jeanne-Marie Paynel explains a father's important role in those first important weeks of a baby's life.

By |May 15th, 2012|Blog, Kids' Environment, Kids' Health, Little Kids, Parents|Comments Off on Role of the Father in Newborn’s Life