Survival Guide for Parents of Picky Eaters

If you’re reading this post I’m guessing you’re frustrated or worried about your child’s picky eating habits.  Maybe they used to love their peas and carrots, but now they’re turning up their nose!  What happened to the good eater you could brag about?   This happened to me with my first and most picky child.  I…

Six Natural Ways to Treat Croupy Cough

Sometime last week around 3 a.m. I woke up to the sound of a seal barking.  It to a few minutes for me to realize that it was my son coughing.  My next thought was, “Oh boy, here we go again with the croup.”  My husband and I are no strangers to croup since my…

Why is My Kid So Cranky?

I’m sure there have been times when you’ve asked yourself, “why is my kid so cranky?”  Then if your not completely exhausted from dealing with your cranky kid, you go down the checklist of possibilities: Is he hungry? Did he get a good night sleep? Does he need a nap? Did he have anything sugary…

Acupuncture for Kids Even Safer Than Study Findings

    I believe acupuncture for kids is even safer than the study findings due to the rigorous clinical training, safety standards and certifications that modern American acupuncturists go through before becoming licensed.  After reviewing the study I found that these standards were not reflected in the systematic review because much of the data for the…

Healthy Lunch Box Ideas

Are your kids fussy about food like mine?  Both my husband and I are foodies now, however, as kids we were both extremely picky.  My mother-in-law told me that my husband subsisted on peanut butter sandwiches for most of elementary school, and I fed my peas and other vegetables to the dog under the table….