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…

Reader Question: Any Tips for Earaches and Ear Infections?

We love to keep in contact with our readers, and it’s your questions that inspire us to keep providing relevant and useful information to help keep kids healthy. Recently, one of our readers reached out with a question: I need a home remedy for an ear infection that is safe for my baby. My baby will…

Controlling Childhood Asthma Better through Acupressure and Acupuncture

Most of the time children’s asthma can be managed adequately with medication, but what if medicine is not enough or it’s not well tolerated by your child? Parents don’t always think about bringing their kids in for acupuncture, but they are increasingly turning to this ancient medicine to help their children find relief. Acupuncture and…

Pediatric Tuina Massage for Wellness

Pediatric tuina massage, or Chinese infant massage, has been used for thousands of years in the East to keep kids healthy and treat illness.  This type of massage is largely unknown and it is my sincere hope to change that!  I want parents and practitioners to learn and use pediatric tuina massage to benefit their…

What’s Your Kid’s Poo Telling You? Part 1 Constipation

Everything that goes in must come out.  So, it’s time to talk poo!  If you’re a parent I’m sure you have a funny or gross poo story (usually both), but what I’m talking about is what poo can tell us about how a kid’s diet is affecting them and what to do when poo isn’t…