Featured Acupuncturist – Arden Yingling

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our Newsletter. Thanks for visiting!We’re pleased to introduce this month’s Featured Acupuncturist Arden Yingling! Arden is is gifted acupuncturist and herbalist, so please read below and find out more about her and her practice, Song Bird Acupuncturist. Arden Yingling, L.Ac., MAcOM, is a board-certified acupuncturist and…

Featured Acupuncturist – Acupuncture by Devon

We’re pleased to introduce this month’s Featured Acupuncturist Devon Vernetti! Devon is a truly inspiring clinician and gifted healer, so please read below and find out more about her and her practice, Acupuncture by Devon. Dr. Devon became a healthcare professional to work with people, be an educator and make a difference in her patient’s lives…

Featured Acupuncturist – Rebecca Groebner in Portland, OR

Join me in welcoming this month’s Featured Acupuncturist Rebecca Groebner! A gifted acupuncturist, Rebecca uses her talents for healing to improve her patients’ lives. It’s always wonderful to find another dedicated member of the pediatric acupuncture healing community, so, please read below to find out more about her and her practice. Treating patients for many…

Top Six Kid And Toddler Superfoods

Image Source: www.discoveringoodnutrition.com Top Six Kid And Toddler Superfoods As all great physicians, parents, and baby books will tell you, kids need to eat their fruits and vegetables. Most everyone is aware that fruits and veggies are healthy and have awesome benefits. However, not everyone realizes just how many benefits fruits and vegetables can give…

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….

When Kids Don’t Eat Lunch at School – Start with a Hearty Breakfast!

This year I started out with grand ideas of getting my kids to eat super fun healthy lunches.  Unfortunately, my kids had other ideas like playing at lunch recess instead of eating.   I will not admit defeat and I’m opting for a change in strategy instead.    My game plan is to get them…