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

Top Tips To Cut Sugar Cravings

Busting through sugar cravings is a big issue for families. Sometimes a sugar craving looks like tantrums when the candy is withheld, sometimes it looks like clandestine visits to the sugar bowl or maple syrup jug, sometimes it looks like a picky eater who will only eat carbohydrates like bread and pasta.

We know at this point that sugar causes all kinds of health problems ranging from...

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What To Do If Your Child Gets A Tick (video interview)

The question, what to do if your child gets a tick? is on everybody's mind around where I live this time of year.

This week on The Resilient Family series I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr Jesse Pierce about Lyme disease. Dr Pierce has been very helpful to my family as we've moved through our own lyme journey. She treats a lot of lyme and lyme co-infections and her...

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The Resilient Family: Stories of Hope. Jenna's Journey

“He would say things like, “I should go to jail, or I should die”. It was so hard to see him so little and having such hard time coping with life.”

This was Jenna’s experience with her son. In this interview Jenna tells the story of how her son transformed from an angry, sad, anxious, aggressive, grumpy three year old into a happy, thriving child who could go on...

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Why Focus On Resilience

The following is an excerpt from the forward of my book, Raising Resilience.

Ready for your copy? Scroll down to the end of this post.


What I experienced when I had my first child was all too common. After the initial bliss wore off, worry and fear shadowed my days. Feeling overwhelmed somehow became my new norm.

We were living in a quiet log cabin in the woods—a safe haven of...

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