Category Archives: Wisely Enjoying Singleton and Twins

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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Cultural Differences: Not Wearing Street Shoes in the House

Cultural Differences: Not Wearing Street Shoes in the House

I remember the first time my husband, Ferdinand, then just a friend, asked me to take my shoes off after we had entered his house. I just looked at him in amazement as to why I should remove my amazing pair of adorable, red, ½ inch heeled, slip on, Italian pumps. They completed my outfit,Read 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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Early Brain Development

Early Brain Development

“All children are born geniuses, and we spend the first six years of their lives degeniusing them.” R. Buckminster Fuller Maybe you are a mom or expecting a baby. If so, you probably want to know how you can maximize his or her intelligence. Is this predestined, or are we able to potentiate the intelligenceRead More

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