Food Allergy vs Food Intolerance

Constant ear infections, colds and runny noses was how my son spent his first 4 years of life. Doctors couldn’t figure it out and they weren’t worry. “It is normal for kids to have colds and ear infections” they will say, but something inside me was telling me that it wasn’t “normal” for a kid to be sick every 3 weeks, to be constantly taking antibiotics ( which by the way eventually cause him GI problems) for “normal” ear infections.

Eight Superfoods to Supercharge Your Kid’s Brain at School

You want to supercharge your child’s brain? The world is filled with so many delicious, nutritious natural foods. Some of them are particularly well suited for our brains, making them also the perfect foods to start off your kid’s day and use them for school lunch or snacks. To start the day Fruits and Vegetables: GreenContinue reading “Eight Superfoods to Supercharge Your Kid’s Brain at School”

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Chickpeas

Adapted from cookbook Deceptively Delicious by Jessica Seinfeld.   1 can (15 oz) chickpeas (or 1.5 cups cooked chickpeas) ¾ C. brown sugar or coconut sugar ¾ C. butter or coconut oil 2 egg whites or 1 egg or 1 chia egg 1 tbsp. vanilla extract 2 C. semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 C. gluten freeContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Cookies with Chickpeas”

Crawling and Learning Challenges

As parents, sometimes we are caught in the middle of the excitement of having our children achieve their milestones ahead of times, especially when it comes to walking. What we don’t realized is how important crawling is. Crawling is a natural systematic pattern of development and given the opportunity all infants go through it. TheseContinue reading “Crawling and Learning Challenges”