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

Is it true that half of all kids will be autistic by 2025?

And does it matter?

The new numbers are in.  The CDC's latest report tells us that the rate of kids with a diagnosed developmental disability has increased over the years and now sits at one in 36 (or 6.99%). That includes kids on the autism spectrum along with kids with other intellectual disability and developmental delay. Data for this report was collected by survey in the United...

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Taming The Stress Monster

Remember when you were first pregnant?  That first pair of little socks you were given?  That first kick you felt?

Newness.  Optimism.  Excitement.

And maybe a little bit of fear.

By the time round three came for me, I understood that with the sometimes unbearable joy little people bring comes hard work, a lot of work, worry, learning, tons of inner growth, and a little bit...

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Maca For Moms

Feeling sluggish? Instead of reaching for another cup of coffee which will elevate your cortisol levels (your stress hormone), why not turn to maca?

Maca is a little-known but highly effective energy booster that provides essential nutrients for physical and mental performance - something your cup of joe won't do.

You can add it to the smoothie recipe at the bottom of this post.

One core reason...

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Make Baby Food

Great! You want to learn how to make baby food. It's not difficult, it just takes a bit of planning and a few pieces of equipment. After a few days you'll be a pro.

I can think if 3 reasons why making your own baby food is superior to buying the stuff at the grocery store:

  1. Studies have shown that commercial baby food has lower nutrient content than home made. By making your own you ensure baby...
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