The Resilient Family – With Dr Sabrina Bercovitch on Chiropractic (video)

In this session of The Resilient Family I spoke with Dr Sabrina Bercovitch DC, a Chiropractor who specializes in children. The goal of these interviews is to give parents like you simple strategies to raise healthy kids naturally. You’ll find more interviews here. Some of what we covered: That Chiropractic is about connection; it helps to…

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What The Health – my thoughts

I watched “What The Health” last night on Netflix. Short answer is… I’m not a fan. The movie has a very obvious vegan agenda, which is fine… whatever.  I have nothing against vegans. But it turns a very complex subject (the question “what should we eat?”) into black and white, misses the entire concept of…

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The Resilient Family: How to actively help your kids detoxify – with Dr Jesse Pierce (video)

As part of the Resilient Family interview series I interviewed Dr Jesse Pierce about how and why parents should be actively helping their kids detoxify. The goal of these interviews is to give parents like you simple strategies to raise healthy kids naturally. Here’s some of what we talked about… Why living “green” and avoiding plastics…

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Food Allergies – are IgG tests useful?

It is becoming increasingly common for children to develop a sensitivity to foods. What this means is that when they eat a certain food, their immune system overreacts to it triggering symptoms ranging from sleepiness to hyperactivity to skin rashes and tummy pain. Food sensitivities are tricky to tease out – reactions are varied and…

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Nutty Pancakes

Another Healthy Breakfast Recipe! Once you get started experimenting with pancakes you’ll be pleasantly surprised with how versatile and quick this breakfast can be. I find that a good blender makes things easy.  Here’s one concoction I found to be very pleasing.  It takes about 1 minute to prepare the batter and another 5-10 minutes…

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Grain Free Pancake

One thing I’ve learned as I experiment with different foods and different ways of eating is that there are a million ways to make a pancake!  We’ve been grain free on-and-off in my family, so I came up with a bunch of grain free pancake recipes.  This is my favourite. You’ll find more grain free…

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Cheese Muffin

Here’s a quick breakfast recipe that could be just the thing for those of you who feel rushed in the morning. You could make a whole bunch, freeze them and then stick them in the oven in the morning. PrintCheese Muffins Ingredients4 eggs 2 tblsp full fat yogurt 2 tblsp coconut flour 2 tblsp ground nuts…

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The Resilient Family: Toxic Free Living With Alexis Reid

As part of the Resilient Family interview series Dr Alexis Reid and I sat town to talk about how to (and why to) avoid chemicals. The goal of these interviews is to give parents like you simple strategies to raise healthy kids naturally. It has never before been so important to avoid chemicals where and…

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The Resilient Family: Natural Cold-Flu Prevention And Treatment – with Dr Jenn Keller

As part of The Resilient Family series Dr Jenn Keller and I sat down for a chat about how to set up your home medicine cabinet. The goal of these interviews is to give parents like you simple strategies to raise healthy kids naturally. Dr Keller shared some of the BEST tips for the foods, herbs, tinctures…

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My response to Children’s Mental Health Week

Last week was Children’s Mental Health Week in Ontario. Did you know? The intention was for there to be a flurry of “awareness” about the fact that our kids’ mental health needs to be a priority. True. It does.  Attention, focus, anxiety, depression, aggression, emotional outbursts… too many kids are struggling. But here’s the thing.…

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