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Raising Resilient Kids, One Bite At A Time. With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

Lies I Tell My Kids, And The Ones I Won't... (sorry Kraft)

Have you seen the new #LieLikeAParent advertising campaign from Kraft? Here's what's happening....

Kraft has re-packaged their ranch dressing using a kid friendly, festive look, and called it "frosting". They're rolling it out to parents, asking for us to submit the best lies we tell our kids saying in their press release that, “Innocent lies parents tell their kids help alleviate...

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Is There An Autism Diet?

Recent government decisions to change the autism funding formula in this country have left many parents scrambling to scrape money together for costly behaviour therapies. There is anger, outrage and fear amongst parents that is more than justifiable given our current discourse about how to approach autism.

But I think the time has come to think outside the box and shift our approach so we can...

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Preventing and Curing Lyme Disease

We deal with chronic lyme daily in my house so this morning I watched day 1 of the Best Of Chronic Lyme Disease Summit with interest. I was excited to see some of the strategies we've used in our family now being discussed by more doctors! 

Our personal journey with Lyme started in the fall of 2011 when we had to evacuate my husband off a canoe trip because he could barely move. His...
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Canada's New Food Guide... will it help us get healthier?

Ok so it's out... Canada now has new guidelines for healthy eating.

I think Health Canada got a lot of things right this time around, but I also think that now that our new guide is out we need to enter into a different conversation about food and health.

What I like most about Canada's new food guide is...

  • There is more focus on fresh food, variety and colour and less...
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