Is Homework Helping or Hurting Our Kids?

Is Homework Helping or Hurting Our Kids?

Kids spend their days at school learning. Then they come home and spend their evenings doing homework - even kindergartners! It seems like the extra work should be boosting grades or teaching non-academic skills like time management and perseverance. But is all that homework helping our hurting our kids?

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Chiropractic as a Solution for Breastfeeding Difficulties

Chiropractic as a Solution for Breastfeeding Difficulties

Moms set out with the best of intentions, but when breastfeeding difficulties arise, they often give up early, because they can’t find the support or solutions they need to successfully continue. Chiropractor Jeanne Ohm suggests that chiropractic care may be the missing link.

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Upgrade Your Life With an Attitude of Gratitude

Upgrade Your Life With an Attitude of Gratitude

Changing your mindset can truly change your life. As Marcy Axness, Ph.D., says in her article, Gratitude, Upgrade Your Life, “When we focus our consciousness toward gratitude, beauty and communion, we weave peace into our very cells. This isn’t just flowery sentiment; this comes from leading-edge research in the fields of positive psychology and mind-body science.”

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Helping Kids Find Balance

Helping Kids Find Balance

Parenting today is a brave new frontier, filled with all kinds of new health threats. Food is filled with preservatives or covered in pesticides, our water is full of chemicals and pharmaceutical residue, and kids experience physical and emotional stress. So what’s a parent to do to help their kids find balance?

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Why Infants Need Chiropractic Care

Why Infants Need Chiropractic Care

In a recent article, Cole Bradburn, D.O., suggested that trauma from the birth process can impact a baby’s spinal growth and development, causing many preventable health challenges. In the article, he explains many of the reasons why infants need chiropractic care, like allowing a baby to “grow, develop, and function at its highest potential.”

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ADHD from Treatment to Function

ADHD from Treatment to Function

Few conditions in children cause as much stress and worry for parents as ADHD, and few conditions have as many long-term ramifications that affect all aspects of the child’s life. How parents decide to address ADHD in their child can dramatically affect her future on many levels.

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Parental Satisfaction with the Chiropractic Care of Their Children

Parental Satisfaction with the Chiropractic Care of Their Children

“Chiropractic care varies from practice to practice, meaning that families may have very different experiences related to the practice environments and clinical care provided by the practitioner. Knowledge of the research, clinical expertise, and patient preferences are three major elements to take into account for evidence-informed decision making to occur in a clinical practice."

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Tu(be) or Not Tu(be)?

If you are like the majority of parents with infants and toddlers, you are sure to be familiar with otitis media – or ear infections.  If you have taken your child to the pediatrician for treatment, you are not alone.  Over 35% of all pediatric visits in the US are due to ear infections.  Faced with deciding whether surgery is right for your child, you may wonder if there are any other options available.  Well, there are.  

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Healthy Family-Friendly Recipes

Everyone is aware of the benefits of eating a healthy diet.  But, in today's busy world, as you rush between work, school, activities and commitments, following a healthy diet can often be difficult.  Having a few "go-to" meal and snack recipes that the entire family (kids as well as adults) enjoys making and eating can alleviate much of the stress and anxiety of dealing with meal planning and preparation.

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Helping Your Kids "Fall Back"

Helping Your Kids "Fall Back"

The Fall of the year brings about so many changes – colorful leaves, falling temperatures, warmer clothing, and active school schedules. While many of these changes are met with great enthusiasm, one change is often met much less enthusiastically – the dreaded end of Daylight Saving Time or “Fall Back”.

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