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Raise Resilient,
Healthy Kids, One Bite At A Time.

With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

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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“Barn’s burnt down - now I can see the moon”

These simple words written by Poet Mizuta Masahide in 17th century Japan are now swimming in my head and helping me find new clarity about what's going on with our kids so we can help them.

“Barn’s burnt down, now I can see the moon”. Here’s where those words take me....

Parents find me because their kids are struggling and they've had enough....

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Top Tips To Cut Sugar Cravings

Busting through sugar cravings is a big issue for families!

Sometimes a sugar craving looks like tantrums when 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 sugar causes all kinds of health problems and that we eat too much of it. But...

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