6 Tricks to Keep Halloween Healthy

You know what really scares me about Halloween? It’s the ingredients in most candy! Aaaaaaaaahhhhh!  It’s enough to make me run for the hills on Halloween night! Ok, so not really… but I am being serious when I say it’s frightening to any parent with a kid on a special diet or for those who simply want to…

Watermelon the Chinese Medicine Super Food, by Kendra Lay, AP, LAc, ACN

Watermelon is one of those foods that just scream, “summer’s here!” But what if I told you watermelon is also used as medicine by practitioners of Chinese herbalists? All parts of the watermelon, seeds, meat, and rind are used for healing. I’m so excited to share this article and recipe by Kendra Lay, a graduate of…

Use the Five Elements to Bring out the Best in Your Child

As parents, we intuitively know our children are unique.  Even so, it can be quite shocking to have two kids who are complete opposites despite their parentage! Each child has different strengths and challenges and will need a different type of parenting in order to thrive. You may also notice that each child tends to…

Let’s Make Class Parties All About the FUN and Not the Food!

Back-to-school marks the return of making lunches, keeping schedules and class celebrations. We want our kids to develop healthy eating habits because it is the foundation for healthy robust bodies! The old saying holds true, “we are what we eat.” Unfortunately, these days kids are exposed to a variety of foods that offer little nutrition…

Homemade Baby Formula by Dana Gorath

  Did you know you can make your own baby formula at home that’s safe and healthy for your baby?   We all know that breast milk is best for babies but some of us don’t make enough breast milk to keep our little ones thriving and we need to supplement.  Other times our babies are…