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The 5 Best Natural Sleep Remedies for Kids

Does the idea of your child sleeping through the night feel like a frustrating daydream? Most parents struggle with bedtime at some point in their kid’s lives. Insomnia is unfortunately common in people of all ages and it effects about 20% (i.e. 1 in 5) of children ages 5 to...

Magnesium for mental health: is your child getting enough?

Magnesium for mental health: is your child getting enough?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Magnesium is an important mineral for children’s overall health. It’s involved in over 300 types of reactions in the body  including energy production, regulating the functions of the muscles, nerves and heart, regulating blood pressure and blood sugar, and helping to maintain a healthy immune system....

5 Tips to Get Your Family Healthy for the New Year

While not necessarily easy, intentionally forming healthy habits—and having your family get onboard with you—is possible! You just need to be armed with the following strategies: 1.) Create a plan. Focus on one area at a time. If you get too ambitious, you run the real risk of overwhelming your clan! Maybe...

Meet Dr. Currey

Welcome, my name is Danielle, I am a mother of two middle schoolers, doctor, teacher, wife, knitter, and human being.  My family and I call Clackamas, Oregon our home, and we love, love, love living in the Northwest.  I have been practicing naturopathic medicine in my private clinic since October...

What’s in Your Lunchbox: Tips and Tricks from the Experts

Packing healthy lunches that kids will eat can sometimes be tricky.  Many factors make it even more difficult: conflicting dietary advice, financial and time restrictions, food sensitivities or strong preferences, and school lunch policies. Our family faces all of the above issues, and has found an approach that works. We are...

Choosing Homeopathy for Your Children

Choosing Homeopathy for Children There are so many choices to make as parents these days. Natural childbirth or not? To nurse or bottle feed? Cloth diapers or disposable? Family bed or crib? How many years between children? What type of preschool or schooling? The choices and options for many families in...

Be happy with the child you have

I did a bad thing. I Googled. Annika is due for her 12 month appointment in a few days and she's been speaking a couple of words (and rapidly picking up more it seems). I know that's pretty normal, but I wanted to find out how many words other kids are...