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Raising Healthy Kids in a Toxic World

January 7, 2014

I don’t usually pull the “age card” in our youth oriented society, but I’m going to just put it out there and tell you that I am a grandmother of 7 kids and I have been a pediatric registered nurse for 36 years!   Now, neither of these admissions alone, or in combination, makes me a […]

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Getting Healthy Before Getting Pregnant

August 22, 2013

You might be surprised to find out just how little attention is paid to this concept in our culture. Yet, today, with 1 in 6 children affected by either a neurological, behavioral or developmental disorder (including 1 in 50 with autism) and 53% of our kids affected by one or more chronic illness (such as […]

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Stop the Insanity! The Over-Drugging of a Nation

January 16, 2013

The Over-Drugging of a Nation

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Busting 4 Myths About Raising Healthy Children

August 18, 2012

Bust These 4 Myths! Cow’s Milk is Mandatory:  Of course children need calcium and other essential nutrients for proper growth and development. However, consuming milk from another animal is not necessarily the best way to get these. Additionally, we are the only species who seeks nourishment from another animal’s milk.   Although the American Dairy Council […]

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Autism: Now 1 in 88

April 5, 2012

What exactly does it mean when the Center for Disease Control and Prevention announces that 1 in 88 children born in the year 2000 have autism?  I believe it means we have a national emergency on our hands!  And lets be clear, those numbers are from 2008.  Can you imagine what the actual current statistics […]

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Why Do You Think 32 Million Kids Have Chronic Illnesses?

June 14, 2011

So many children are affected by chronic illnesses. Better insurance coverage and more doctors to treat them are not the only answers. Read more solutions

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Chronic Illness on the Rise in Children…..Why?

February 27, 2010

Did you see the article in the LA Times today on how chronic illnesses are on the rise in children?  If not, it’s at http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-sci-child-health17-2010feb17,0,456579.story. When I taught childbirth classes and worked in labor and delivery back in the 80’s, my coworkers thought I was a little nuts because my ongoing slogan to all the parents […]

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