Avoiding Holiday Havoc: Healthy solutions to avoid meltdowns and keep the holidays happy

Avoiding Holiday Havoc: Healthy solutions to avoid meltdowns and keep the holidays happy

The holidays are a wonderful time for being together with family and celebrating. But there are also new holiday traditions that can cause children to have behavioral and emotional reactions. Holiday treats and decorations can cause biochemical overload and...
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...