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…

Kids Can Use Nasal Rinsing to Reduce Allergies, Asthma, Congestion and Nosebleeds

If your child has a runny nose or nasal congestion, doing a daily saline sinus rinse can help tremendously!   With the right nasal rinsing products, even children as young as two can do sinuses rinses. Allergies, head colds, sinus infections, and exposure to pollution or irritants  can create havoc in your child’s sinus cavity,…

Pediatric Gua Sha or Scraping Massage

Try this Massage that Tested & Approved  for Allergies, Cough, Colds and Fevers Pediatric Gua Sha, also known as Scraping Massage is one of my favorite techniques to use on kids ages 4 and up. Kids love this technique because it feels so good.  It’s great for treating allergies, coughs, colds and fever and most kids respond really quickly, especially…

7 Ways to Calm a Cough Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You About

Every cold and flu season many children come down with a head cold that results in a cough. Coughing can be uncomfortable and downright irritating if it’s strong and persistent or keeping everyone up at night.  When it comes to the ordinary cough, Western medicine doesn’t really have any great solutions that are both safe…

Can Staying Warm Keep Your Kids Healthy?

Those are words of wisdom, but can staying warm in the winter really keep you healthy?  Since I don’t have any double-blind research studies to give you a definitive answer, let’s look at why staying warm  on a blustery winter day will stack the odds in your favor. Catching a Cold or a Wind Cold?…