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Top Lunchbox Picks for Back to School from a Nutritionist and Mom
Top Lunchbox Picks for Back to School from a Nutritionist and Mom

I have to admit that as a nutritionist and a mom, I’m a bit obsessed with lunchboxes and finding the perfect non-toxic lunch containers for my daughter (and myself).  I own and have tried many.  While all of my choices at home are BPA-, phthalate- and lead-free, I’m...

Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Diet for Autism
Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Diet for Autism

Choosing to implement a gluten-free and dairy-free diet for you or your child with autism can be beneficial in many ways. Reports from parents after implementing a gluten-free and dairy-free diet include improvements in areas such as cognition, receptive and...

5 Reasons You and Your Kids Will Love Leafcutter and Mason Bees
5 Reasons You and Your Kids Will Love Leafcutter and Mason Bees

Bees! Do they strike fear or joy? I didn’t realize how much I love bees. It’s really a new affinity I have gained in recent years. As I have gotten more and more into gardening, I have realized the importance of bees. I could have tons of tomato or squash flowers but...

Does Sugar Cause Hyperactivity in Children?
Does Sugar Cause Hyperactivity in Children?

How an ADHD Diet Can Help Your Child   Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD face difficulties interacting with peers, performing well in school, and getting along with family members at home. Although more research into the multitude of...

Salicylate Sensitivity and Summer 2021
Salicylate Sensitivity and Summer 2021

If you were hoping that summertime – a time with no school, fresh air, sunshine, and exercise – would help your child feel better and improve their behavior…. but it hasn’t, then salicylates might be your challenge. Salicylates in Food Salicylates...

Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Your Home Garden
Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Your Home Garden

  It’s vegetable garden time! This is the perfect time to plan your garden. If you’ve seen my gardening posts in the past and you’ve considered a garden but hadn’t planned in time or had the capacity, now’s the time. Typically, after Mother’s Day signifies the...

Mother’s Day Guide
Mother’s Day Guide

Mother’s Day is coming up and I wanted to share a new guide I created just for moms! I know how much of our everyday energy, care, love, attention, focus, and thought goes into supporting others. Whether it is our immediate family, our extended family, our friends,...