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Is Greek Yogurt Really Healthier?

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Greek yogurt is by no means bad for you, but it’s not necessarily better for you than regular yogurt, especially if you are an athlete.

Vaccine Exemption for California Schoolchildren

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If you live in California…   You may be aware that SB277 was passed and that means that ALL public school students will require vaccination starting in 2016.  You can still file an exemption, but you must do it before …

New Rules for Three Meals

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    I think the long-standing belief is that the day should start with heart healthy grains and cereals.  The dairy and grain industries have spent billions of dollars to make you believe this and they’re now raking in trillions …

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

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  Recently the National Sleep Foundation revised its recommendations on sleep needs by age.  Max Hirshkowitz, PhD, Chair of the National Sleep Foundation Scientific Advisory Council states that “the public can be confident that these recommendations represent the best guidance …

Helping Your Baby Take Longer Naps

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The first though that comes to mind when you think of babies not sleeping well is that they wake up a lot in the night or they are difficult to get to sleep. But, one of the most common problems …

Seven Tips for Helping your Baby Sleep

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I have been a pediatric sleep counselor for almost 4 years, and during that time I have been asked many times, “what is the secret to getting babies to sleep?”   Of course, there is no ONE secret. Teaching a …

The Real Reason Sugar Causes Cavities

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How Sugar Really Affects Your Child   Ask any dentist or parent why sugar is bad for teeth and they’ll say the sugar eats away at the enamel allowing bacteria to take hold and burrow away at the teeth.  The …

What Does Your Child’s VOICE Sound Like?

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The home in which a child lives is a safe space for them to navigate ALL of the experiences, interactions, emotions, failures, successes, and tribulations of living in the real world.

Healing (& easy!) Chicken Bone Broth Recipe

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Broths made from whole meats including the bones, skin and fat create wholesome soups full of essential fat-soluble vitamins that are necessary for mitochondrial function. Without the adequate intake of these vitamins, our energy metabolism cannot function properly. Furthermore, animal foods provide essential B-vitamins, especially B-12, not found in a plant-based diet.

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