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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Sensory Experiences for Brain Development

Every child has their own individual development through experiences. When an infant is born, the only part of the brain that is very developed is the brain stem. This part of the brain controls essential reflexes and functions such as breathing patterns, kicking, sleeping, rooting, crying, feeding… The rest of the brain (the cortex) beyondRead 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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Our Hearts in Norway

Our Hearts in Norway

As we adventure into the beginning of our blog, we want to dedicate our very first post to the people in Norway but especially the parents and children in Norway affected by this recent tragedy. Our hearts are heavy for them. As moms, we can’t even begin to imagine what they are going through butRead More

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