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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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Lies I Tell My Kids, And The Ones I Won't... (sorry Kraft)

Have you seen the new #LieLikeAParent advertising campaign from Kraft? Here's what's happening....

Kraft has re-packaged their ranch dressing using a kid friendly, festive look, and called it "frosting". They're rolling it out to parents, asking for us to submit the best lies we tell our kids saying in their press release that, “Innocent lies parents tell their kids help alleviate...

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Homemade Immune Booster (Superimmune Jello Recipe)

When the kiddos are sick they usually don’t want to eat much. That’s fine. I generally try to trust the body on this one.  

This homemade immune booster is a supercharged jello recipe. It's a gentle way to keep their immune systems strong and nourished, which helps them bounce back effectively from illness.

Making homemade jello makes me feel like a bit of a...

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How To Ferment Foods For Your Kids

Here in the Raising Resilience Community we're looking for strategies to improve the health and resilience of our kids. We understand that food plays a big part of that because the health of the body influences how we function in the world.

But as busy parents we need strategies that will give us "big bang for our buck", so to speak. So it got me thinking.... what is the #1...

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