Featured Acupuncturist- Kristin Blake in Minneapolis, MN

Join me in welcoming our very first Featured Acupuncturist Kristin Blake! Kristin is an honored member of the Pediatric Acupuncture Directory and a truly gifted acupuncturist. We wanted to introduce Kristen to all of you.  So, please read below to find out more about her and her practice. Kristin is a Licensed Acupuncturist in Minnesota and…

Non-Toxic Chemical Free Lice Eradication by the Lice Wives of Morgan Hill

There’s no topic too taboo for us to tackle here at Kids + Love + Acupuncture, especially when it comes to keeping kids healthy without toxic chemicals.  So, today we’re talking about lice!  Those little creepy crawlers are SO gross!  Yuck!  Just thinking about them makes my head itch! Did you know that the toxic chemicals…

Why I Decided Not to Allow Sugar in My Classroom: A Teacher’s Story

Sugar is everywhere! Kids experience it at the end of sports games, at birthday parties, and even in the classroom. This inundation of sugar creates kids with a pretty hefty sweet tooth. How do we stop the sugar? I think we can start in the classroom. As a classroom teacher for over 30 years, I…

Homemade Baby Formula Part 2

In my last post I talked about why I chose to make my own formula when I was faced with the need to supplement my daughter’s nutrition. In this post I’m going to let you know: How to make that homemade formula My tips on making this formula in the middle of the night, while…

Let Go of Guilt and Anxiety: Avoid Defining Your Child by Their Disease

Many parents who step into my clinic have a child with a chronic illness.  I’ve seen first hand how worry, doubt, guilt, fear, and anxiety about their child’s illness can build up and subconsciously define how the parent sees their child.  I’ve also had this experience myself when my first born came down with a…