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

With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

Natural Approaches To Eczema

Eczema symptoms include itchy, red, and dry skin caused by inflammation. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis. 

Most infants who develop eczema outgrow it by age 10, however, if the underlying cause is not uprooted, eczema is a red flag that further hypersensitivity reactions like asthma, allergy and autoimmunity might emerge.

Eczema is commonly found in children of...

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Is early introduction to gluten a good idea?

The latest government guidelines for feeding babies suggest that introduction to gluten at an early age can reduce the risk of celiac disease. This is based mainly on statistics gathered from 2 studies done in 2000 and 2005.  

The studies have lead to guidelines that teach parents that at 4-7 months old there is a window of opportunity in which a child...

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The Secret To Good Health, Calm and Confidence (The Pillars Of Resilient Health™)

Ok... let's get clear. I want good health for your entire family. I want confidence for you. I want calm for you and all those around you.

I want you to raise confident, strong, healthy, resilient kids.... regardless of diagnosis.

I know that's what you want too. That's why you're here. But things can feel like they are unravelling fast when your child starts to struggle or you get a...

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The Resilient Family – How Retained Primitive Reflexes Influence Behaviour with Yvette Halpin

My conversation with Yvette Halpin of Nimble Kids on how retained primitive reflexes influence development and can contribute to behaviours such as aggression, anxiety, fear, phobias, dyslexia, movement struggles, and symptoms of autism and ADHD.

Highlights….

  • How our kids move in utero, during birth and early infancy has an influence on later behavioural and learning...
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