If you have a kid - chances are they love chicken nuggets. The chances are also high those nuggets are made with ingredients that are not so great for the gut, the nervous system and the immune system. Have no fear - here's a great recipe for making your own delicious nuggets that your kids will love. It's a new kind of GF/CF - Grain Free/Crap Free :) I make up a large batch of the … [Read more...] about Almond Flour Chicken Nuggets
All children need exposure to new experiences. For most people, it goes something like this: Hey – let’s take the kids boating tomorrow. For me, it’s more like this: One year prior, make a goal to have a boating experience for son. 3 months prior to an actual boating event – ask friend that I know who has a boat if they would be willing to take my son for a boat ride. Select … [Read more...] about Hey, Let’s Go Boating!
Have you heard of “The Magic of Tidying Up” by Marie Kondo? It’s a wonderful method for decluttering your house and your life. Last night I decided to apply this method to my social media. Specifically, Facebook. Facebook is an absolute necessity in my life. My child would not be where he is today if it were not for Facebook and the people that I’ve met and connected with through it. … [Read more...] about Unfollow Your Way to Freedom
When people transition from one dietary lifestyle to another, the biggest concern is often 1. If their kids are going to eat any of the new foods and 2. If their kids are going to eat any of the new foods. Going from a Standard American Diet (SAD) to Gluten Free/Casein Free can be as challenging as going from Gluten Free/Casein Free to a grain free diet such as Paleo, GAPS or Specific … [Read more...] about What Am I Going to Feed My Kid?!?!
Do you make Jicama a regular part of your diet? After learning about all of its nutritional benefits, you might just want to consider doing that! Jicama is one of the very low-calorie root vegetables; carrying only 35 calories per 100 g. However, its high-quality phyto-nutrition profile comprises of dietary fiber, and antioxidants, in addition to small proportions of minerals, and … [Read more...] about Jicama – It Does a Body Good
Having a child with Neuro-Developmental challenges means that practically EVERYTHING is harder. It also means that sometimes you have to do things they are NOT going to understand but are necessary for understanding and monitoring their medical status. Blood draws are one of those events. I have never met a parent who had zero anxiety about taking their child in for a blood draw. And often, the … [Read more...] about Survival Strategies for a Successful Blood Draw