Category Archives: Toddlers/Preschoolers

Foods with Iron

Foods with Iron

Add variety to your children’s diet while slipping in that needed Iron A Supplement List: Pair veggies and grains with some meat for better iron absorption Pair vitamin C with iron for better absorption Add spices such as thyme or curry to dishes Serve the following: Beans: lentils, dried/baked beans, black eye peas, peas, white beans, soyRead More

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Importance of Iron

Importance of Iron

Importance of iron in your child’s diet 1) iron carries oxygen to muscles as the core of all red blood 2) cells which gives more energy to children 3) can improve concentration in children 4) important for brain development 5) helps fight off many infections and inflammations 6) improves sleep Danger of not getting enoughRead More

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Discipline is Teaching

I think the majority of people only associate the word discipline with the idea of punishment. However, did you know that the word discipline actually comes from the Latin word “disciplina” which means teaching, training or education?   As a noun, discipline means to have an established set of guidelines, rules and is a branchRead More

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Pesticides in Produce

Organic or conventional? When should you try and purchase organic? Have you heard of The Dirty Dozen Plus: 14 Foods You Should Buy Organic? Lists of the top clean fruits and vegetables as well as lists for the dirtiest fruits and vegetables are shown through analysis of government test results. Check bi-yearly, at least, forRead More

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Brain Development in Children

  An added comment from our supporting Neurologist, Dr. Steve Kirk  It used to be argued that the plasticity of the human brain diminished to essentially zero, in other words became completely set, by the time we were adults. This theory has been absolutely turned on its head by the progressive, continuous research of neuroscientistsRead More

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Natural Sunscreen for Children

Natural Sunscreen for Children

Many mothers, myself included, are concerned about the potentially unhealthy ingredients of sunscreens, even if they are supposed to be “safe” for children. If you want to minimize the need of covering your child with these substances, sunscreens, there are certain foods that can be eaten to augment a natural sunscreen within one’s own skin,Read More

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