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

With Jess Sherman, MEd, RHN 

How To Halloween During A Pandemic

If you're anything like me you're feeling a great deal of conflict about Halloween this year. Am I right?

I thought I had this all worked out years ago when I triumphantly declared how I had made peace with Halloween and had learned to enjoy it again.

(related post: How I Calmed The MamaBear And Made Peace With Halloween)

But then 2020 happened and, you know... the world went topsy-turvy.

I...

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Can Screen Time Reduce Resilience?

A recent study showed that preschoolers exposed to 2+ hours of screen time a day were 7.7 times more likely to exhibit ADHD symptoms by age 5 (source). 

The overconsumption of technology, coupled with a sedentary lifestyle has created a perfect storm in kids and has resulted in non-Alzheimer’s, dementia-like symptoms.

Seriously. Digital Dementia in kids is a...

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GABA for Back-To-School Anxiety

Parents are presented with particularly interesting stressors this year as we try to decide on the best way to keep our kids safe and happy. If you or your child are prone to anxiety and panic attacks you might be particularly concerned.

“Anxiety tends to involve fears about the future, while depression tends to relate more to regrets about the past”, I recently heard one...

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Picky Eaters - Feeding Kids During The Crisis

A lot of parents in our community have kids they'd consider to be picky eaters. Last week I took our community into my kitchen to show them some of the things I'm doing with food right now to keep our bodies and minds healthy (you can read a summary here or watch the video replay in our group here). 

But I'm also aware that amidst all this talk of immune boosting and nourishment, when your...

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