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Improve Your Child’s Focus With Natural Interventions

Improve Your Child’s Focus With Natural Interventions

  School: Sit.  Study.  Sit.  Study.  After school: Scheduled organized activity.  Sit. Study.  It is no wonder our children and teens have difficulty focusing when nearly their entire day is centered around sitting and staring at chalk boards, computers, phones and televisions.  And when they […]

3 Ways Your Teen’s Mental Health Impacts Their Sexual Health For Life

3 Ways Your Teen’s Mental Health Impacts Their Sexual Health For Life

Not many topics can make parents possibly more uncomfortable than those of sexual health and mental health.  But I am about to tell you why you should adjust your comfort meter and snuggle in for a chat. First of all, we don’t want any confusion.  […]

Reduce Back To School Stress In 5 Simple Steps

Reduce Back To School Stress In 5 Simple Steps

Returning to school can be a trigger for many children, teens and even parents.  The flexibility of the summer gives way to the rigidity of the school year and with it comes an increase in anxiety, acute and chronic stress and depression.  Whether your child […]

5 Natural Ways To Establish Healthy Sleep Routines For Your Child

5 Natural Ways To Establish Healthy Sleep Routines For Your Child

  Sleep can elude the smallest of children.  Many parents struggle to maintain calm evenings in an attempt to give their little ones a restful sleep.  As a result, a time for relaxing and sweet dreams turns to nightmares for all involved.  Dear parents, don’t give up!  Developing […]

How The Arts Can Improve Your Child’s Emotional Health

How The Arts Can Improve Your Child’s Emotional Health

Tired from a night of intense practice, I sat on the dance floor with my friends and we laughed as we unwound the ribbons that curled around our small ankles.  As we pulled our feet from our broken pointe shoes and rolled back the thin layer of […]

The Truth Behind Moods And Foods 4 Kids (Q & A)

The Truth Behind Moods And Foods 4 Kids (Q & A)

What is the purpose of your blog? I am hoping to create a change in the conversation surrounding mental health especially for the sake of children.  I grew tired of the public discourse: anti-depressants or not? I didn’t see anyone writing about nutrition.  I didn’t see anyone […]

ADHD: What It Means And How To Help

ADHD: What It Means And How To Help

  ADHD is an interesting diagnosis.  Interesting in the sense that so many of the symptoms reflect your average child.  We have to be careful before we wade into the waters of diagnosis. Please use caution before jumping to any conclusions about the mental health […]