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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…