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

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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In Search Of The Perfect Diet

What if I told you that there was one way of eating, one diet, that could ensure proper growth and good behaviour in your kids, could reduce sick days, could ensure weight control, could eliminate brain fog and lethargy, could improve sleep and energy, and could avoid all disease?

Would you say, “oh... finally! Please just tell me what it is!”

Or, would you say, “You’re...

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How I calmed the Mamabear and Made Peace With Halloween

When I became a parent, Halloween down right enraged me. The mamabear in me was horrified - outraged, even - at the thought of allowing my children to go door-to-door to receive poison. Poison! Let’s call a spade a spade... sugar = poison. We all know it to be true.

Are you rolling your eyes at me? Or are you joining in on my war cry? Stay with me... I want to share with you how I...

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A Simple Little Ninja Trick For Parenting

Last week I was sent a message from our school (our new school, I should add).  It was something to the effect of: “we have arranged for all the students to get freezies at lunchtime on Friday.  If you would like your child to be exempt from this activity please let the office know.”

So I was faced with a decision.

Do I want my child to eat genetically modified high...

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