You Might Wear Green on St. Patrick’s Day… Eat Green too!

Are you up for a challenge?!   This St. Patrick’s Day, we challenge you to see how many green foods you can get on your family’s plate.   And of course we are talking natural green foods here. They have benefits artificial colors cannot match.   Green foods get their color from chlorophyll. Chlorophyll gives us energy and helps keep cravings to a minimum. Plus it has been shown to help support healthy blood sugar […]

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Travel with Children

The season has arrived for summer vacation and this year the trip is taking you international. How are you going to handle a 6 hr flight from your airport abroad with a little one? Here’s how:  Break down the flight travel time into 15 minute increments. Mentally dealing with 15min is doable.  4x15mins = 1hr With a 6hr flight, you have 24 increments of 15mins. You can do this! Keep your kiddo(s) occupied. For each […]

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Spring!

Spring.  At this time of year many people tend to do “spring cleaning” in the home, so I thought it would be fun to share some information about the importance of spring cleaning to help keep our mind and body happy and healthy.  According to Chinese Medicine, the Liver and Gallbladder are the internal organs associated with spring, and so this article will provide background and discuss the importance of taking good care of these […]

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5 Reasons to Practice Yoga Nidra

The ancient practice of Yoga Nidra is increasing in popularity in the West. Likely due to the deep relaxation induced by the practice in addition to it’s healing qualities. Yoga Nidra helps the practitioners in managing life’s challenges, moods, and mental states. Richard Miller, the developer of iRest, has gone on to prove Yoga Nidra’s efficacy in treating trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. According to Amy Weintraub, author of Yoga Skills for Therapists: Effective Practices […]

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Gratitude

Thanksgiving has passed so I wonder if I am a bit late in writing about gratitude. But, as I debated on whether or not to write this blog post, I decided that it is never too late to talk about gratitude and it’s benefits. A year round gratitude practice will offer you physical and emotional benefits. I first heard about the power of gratitude while Oprah was interviewing Brené Brown. I remember her saying that […]

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Pregnancy and Postpartum Health

Perinatal (meaning all around the time of birth) Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) are the most common complication of childbirth

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Love and Logic Classes in Spanish to be held!

We will be offering Love and Logic classes at The Family Garden…

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Making the Most of the Holiday Season With Your Family

The holidays can bring a sense of excitement, but can also be a stressful time for some children and families

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Free Supervised Student Massage for women who are within the first 6 months postpartum…

We are looking for women who are within the first 6 months postpartum to receive a FREE supervised student massage on: Sunday Oct 21, 2012 – 2:30pm to 4:00pm at the Boulder College of Massage Therapy in Gunbarrel. If you are interested, please reply back to me ASAP if you can commit to attending our clinic and receiving a free 75 minute postpartum massage given by a trained and supervised student. Those interested should call […]

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