digestive health, food allergies, food intolerances, gluten, gluten free, gut health, health & wellness, irritable bowel syndrome, leaky gut, Mental Health, My Story, Nutrition, obesity, pediatric mental health, self esteem in children, stress, weight loss

WTF is a Mom to do….

There were assignments that had to be done. There was a long weekend at the beach. There was a family day when the GF food options just weren't the most tempting. That's where my life as a Mom begins.... over and over and over and fucking over again! (sigh) Welcome to the world of WHAT.… Continue reading WTF is a Mom to do….

Allergies, anxiety, asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, casomorphin, constipation, dairy free, digestive health, fibromyalgia, food allergies, food intolerances, gluten, gluten free, gluteomorphin, gut health, health & wellness, holistic wellness, inflammation, irritable bowel syndrome, leaky gut, Mental Health, My Story, Nutrition, obesity, Parenting, pediatric mental health, sinus issues, stomach pain

Getting ‘Glutened’ is Drugging My Kid! I’ve had it!! (Digestive Health Series, Part 3)

  So, What does getting 'glutened' look like? A. Laziness, fatigue B. Anxious, depressed, irritable, angry C. Disoriented, unaware, spaced out, Cognitive dysfunction D. Stomach ache, migraine, joint pain E. All of the above and then some!!! Anyone that has talked with me knows this is a hot topic for me. What angers me the most is… Continue reading Getting ‘Glutened’ is Drugging My Kid! I’ve had it!! (Digestive Health Series, Part 3)

anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, coping skills, Mental Health, Parenting, pediatric mental health, self esteem in children, Uncategorized

Write his teacher a letter… A lesson I wish I learned sooner

It was so well received, I knew I should have done it sooner.... Oh, well... We all live and learn. Letting your child's teacher know what to expect when you have a child with challenges like ADHD, Anxiety, learning disabilities, Depression, etc. can make such a difference in your child's school year. Don't hesitate to… Continue reading Write his teacher a letter… A lesson I wish I learned sooner

coping skills, Family time, Mental Health, Parenting, self esteem in children, Small Doses, Uncategorized

Small Dose #11 – Just 10-15 minutes a day…

SPENDING TIME WITH YOUR CHILD IS THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU CAN DO AS A PARENT!! The one thing I keep seeing in my practice is children that aren't getting enough time with Mom and/or Dad.  It is so obvious that kids just want to spend time with their parents. These children are sad… Continue reading Small Dose #11 – Just 10-15 minutes a day…

Mental Health, Parenting, self esteem in children, violence

There is no such thing as INNOCENT VIOLENCE!

After seeing today's news about yet ANOTHER high school shooting, I felt compelled to share some information on children and violence.  The future of our children and the society we are creating weighs heavily on my mind. Children that do not get the needed love, support and guidance during the first few years of life… Continue reading There is no such thing as INNOCENT VIOLENCE!

Mental Health, Parenting, self esteem in children

Find some “creative time”…don’t let Life’s stressors get to your kids!!

Childhood is a time of creativity, free thinking, and discovering oneself in this great big world.   As parents it is our responsibility to provide an environment for our children to have fun, smile, laugh and run around just being kids. Kids should have the opportunity to explore and play with smiles on their faces… Continue reading Find some “creative time”…don’t let Life’s stressors get to your kids!!