Why I Do What I Do

I’ve been doing a lot of soul searching lately – trying to tap in to the bigger picture of WHY I do what I do. ‘Cause truth is, meal plans are boring. Food restriction is boring. Biochemical pathways… kinda fascinating, but kinda boring. What ignites me is moving people… shifting their perspective. Getting them unstuck.…

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How To Identify A SuperFood For Kids

Here’s some Truth…. A Superfood need not be obscure or hard to pronounce, it need not come from the Amazon jungle or the highest mountain top. And it need not cost an arm and a leg. In fact, Superfoods are often right in front of your nose. They can be local to your area. They can…

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“Barn’s burnt down – now I can see the moon”

Simple words written by Poet Mizuta Masahide in 17th century Japan now swimming inside my head and helping me understand my purpose with new clarity. When I started this coaching business I used to jump out of bed, like a horse out of the barn. Full of energy to create content and answer questions. Ready to serve,…

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Apples: For Intestinal & Overall Health

I’m all about easy, efficient ways parents can use food to improve the health of their kids. We’re talking about strategies for busy families so we have to focus on yummy and nutritious foods that are easy to prepare and that give busy parents big bang for their buck.  This is why I love apples.…

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What Is The Organic Acids Test And When To Use It

The Organic Acids Test (OAT) is a urine test that offers a snapshot of overall health. It includes over 70 markers that give us insight into intestinal health, nutrient absorption, hormonal pathways, detoxification, oxidative stress and neurotransmitter levels.   Pretty insightful! I sometimes suggest parents order the OAT test to give us some direction as to…

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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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