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

5 tips for surviving your first 12 months of mothering

I have three children.  And each time I got a little better, a little bolder, a little stronger.  With each child I felt a little more in control.  But for each child, the first 12 months were the hardest, emotionally and physically.

Pregnancy, birth and recovery take an immense amount of energy.  They are energy suckers.  They are nutrient sappers.  Being a new...

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The Resilient Family – With Dr Sabrina Bercovitch on Chiropractic (video)

In this session of The Resilient Family I spoke with Dr Sabrina Bercovitch DC, a Chiropractor who specializes in children. The goal of these interviews is to give parents like you simple strategies to raise healthy kids naturally. 

Some of what we covered:

  • That Chiropractic is about connection; it helps to clear the pathways between brain and body so they can better communicate
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Strategies for a “gentle cesarean birth” (video)

A lot of research has been done over the last few years exploring the relationship between cesarean sections and the development of illness later in life.  It turns out that c-sections, while they are sometimes critical, do seem to put a child at an increased risk for certain illnesses like diabetes type 1, asthma, allergy, celiac disease, ADHD, and autism.  A “gentle...

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What Fats To Feed Your Family

Fat is a key macronutrient needed for growth and development (there are three macronutrients: fat, protein and carbohydrates).

Your child is in a state of rapid development and they need ample supply of good, nourishing fat, supplying the whole spectrum of healthy fatty acids.

But some fats are health-boosting for our kids while others are health-busting. This blog will explain the difference...

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