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22 Apr

Quarantine Fatigue Solution

The Quarantine Fatigue Solution This is what my husband and fellow Naturopathic Doctor were talking about the other night.¬† Some people are hitting a wall with this so to speak. The mask-wearing, the lysol-ing, social distancing…it’s all getting a bit tiresome isn’t it? If you are feeling like you are…

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8 Apr

The Easter Bunny IS coming to town

The Easter Bunny IS coming to town Hello all! I’m not going to lie–amidst all of this chaos and the start of e-learning today, Easter is totally sneaking up on me! I’ve been thinking about what this usually means for our family, and how it will be this year. Usually…

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2 Apr

Creating smarter babies in 2020

Creating smarter babies in 2020 A very interesting and alarming study was done on cell phone use in pregnant and postpartum mom’s and the effect on children. While there are always other factors that can play a role, the results of the study showed that compared to mother’s who didn’t…

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1 Apr

Stress Busters

Stress Busters Five finger breathing–this is a great simple exercise for everyone in the family. It helps to do this 1-2 times/day to keep cortisol levels in check and allow for serotonin to soar. My kids taught me this one! Enjoy For more information on how to keep you and…

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1 Apr

The Power of the Mind

The Power of the Mind Sometimes when I’m working with patients, they will tell me that nothing seems to work for them. They react negatively to all supplements. It’s as if something is working against them. At these times, I often think about whether their unconscious mind is working for…

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26 Mar

Pats on the back for the parents

Pats on the back for the parents Kudos and ‘high fives’ to all the parents out there feeling the pressure of teaching¬†there little ones some lessons while keeping a level head. We had our own challenges today-I knew my daughter was ‘hangry’ but she didn’t want anything to eat. At the same time I was asking her to start doing her math and she was totally against it. Okay, I’ll admit my timing wasn’t the best… So, I escaped to my room (Cuba would’ve been a nice alternate! haha) and took a 5 minute breather. Came back out and had the idea that everyday not…

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