The Resilient Family – How Retained Primitive Reflexes Influence Behaviour with Yvette Halpin

My conversation with Yvette Halpin of Nimble Kids on how retained primitive reflexes influence development and can contribute to behaviours such as aggression, anxiety, fear, phobias, dyslexia, movement struggles, and symptoms of autism and ADHD. Highlights…. How our kids move in utero, during birth and early infancy has an influence on later behavioural and learning…

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Food For Mental Health, Better Learning and Behaviour Struggles

What and how we feed our kids can help them feel better, behave better, learn better, and function better. Strategically using food is something you can learn to do at home and can have a huge impact on your child’s mental health and emotional stability. If you find yourself on a long wait list or…

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Is Leaky Gut Real?

“Leaky gut”. I want to bring you some clarity about this in case you’ve been reading about it…. You’ll read articles blaming “leaky gut” for a variety of symptoms and conditions like allergies, joint pain, autoimmune diseases…. even your child’s ADHD, aggressive behaviour, hyperactivity or autism might be linked back to it (the gut and…

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What Fats To Feed Your Family?

Fat is a key macronutrient needed for growth and development (there are three macronutrients: fat, protein and carbohydrates). Your child is in a state of rapid development and they need ample supply of good, nourishing fat, supplying the whole spectrum of healthy fatty acids. But some fats are health-boosting for our kids while others are…

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Is it true that half of all kids will be autistic by 2025? Does it matter?

So… the new numbers are in.  The CDC’s latest report tells us that the rate of kids with a diagnosed developmental disability has increased over the years and now sits at one in 36 (or 6.99%). That includes kids on the autism spectrum along with kids with other intellectual disability and developmental delay. Data for…

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Nutrients And ADHD

The parents who end up in my office and my programs just want their kids to feel better and function their best. They are looking to get beyond diagnosis and figure out why their kids are having emotional outbursts, aggressive reactions to seemingly small triggers, are harming themselves and those around them, are hyperactive, are…

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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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