The Parent’s Role In Childhood Illness

The Parent’s Role In Childhood Illness

There are many different factors that contribute to childhood chronic illness; ranging from environmental and nutritional factors, through to emotional and psychological factors. In my experience, if a child becomes ill and remains ill, it is rarely, if ever, just about the child. Obviously, the mother and father are responsible for their children’s physical health,…






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Alanis Morissette’s Healing Journey

Alanis Morissette’s Healing Journey

Singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette shares insights about her Healing Journey in this excellent discussion with Oprah. Here are a few of my favorite, thought-provoking quotes from Alanis during the interview: “Art is cathartic, not healing.” “Growth is distinct from healing.” “Moving, sweating… for me it’s about continuously moving the energy. Because stagnation in my body… a…






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Childhood Chronic Illness & The Family Dynamic

Childhood Chronic Illness & The Family Dynamic

There are many different factors that contribute to childhood chronic illness; ranging from environmental and nutritional factors, through to emotional and psychological factors. In my experience, if a child becomes ill and remains ill, it is rarely, if ever, just about the child. Obviously, the mother and father are responsible for their children’s physical health,…






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Raising Healthy Children

Raising Healthy Children

I have to say, I’m absolutely gutted today. I am overwhelmed almost to the point of despair about how I am supposed to raise healthy children in a world where millions of people do not care about the ways we are polluting our soil, groundwater, food supply, electromagnetic environment, etc. etc. I really just have…






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Getting Kids To Listen

Getting Kids To Listen

As parents, we are often faced with a child who doesn’t want to go to school, or soccer practice, or some other activity they are enrolled in. Usually, our knee-jerk reaction is to trumpet on at them about “comittment!”. Thinking we are doing a good job by teaching our children the value of comittment, of…






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The Work-Kids Dilemma

The Work-Kids Dilemma

I just finished reading through a bunch of Frank McKinney’s websites launching his 3 new books ( biz book, spiritual book, kids book). Then I watched his video compilation of all the tv shows he’s been on and his many successes in real estate. And I find myself wondering yet again: How do these people…






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The Flow of Money

The Flow of Money

The flow of money is a principle talked about by even the most dogged entrepreneurs. Many top business gurus (like Dan Kennedy and Robert Kiyosaki) advise their clients and readers to donate a percentage of their profits no matter what their financial situation is. Robert Kiyosaki – many of you will recognize him as the…






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What Is Love?

What Is Love?

FROM THE MOUTH OF BABES: ‘When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his hands got arthritis too. That’s love.’ Rebecca – age 8 ‘When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You…






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A Month Without Plastic

This reporter in England, Chris Jeavans, has committed to going a full month without buying anything plastic – this means nothing wrapped or packaged in plastic either. She also has a toddler still in diapers. So their household is probably pretty typical of what most of us go through and our needs. This, of course,…






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