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Many experts believe for best health your child should have a “Type 4”  bowel movement at least once/day. (see Bristol Stool chart) However according to WebMD, the definition of constipation is as follows: The normal length of time between bowel movements varies widely from person to person. Some people have them three times a day.… Keep Reading

How Can I Get My Kids to Eat More Vegetables?

Many of my private coaching clients reveal to me that their children eat low-to-no vegetables. This concerns me because it sets the child up for numerous vitamin deficiencies. Furthermore, a low-fiber diet leads to constipation. How much produce should my child be eating?  According to the USDA (MyPlate, 2018) a 4-year-old child should be consuming 2 cups of vegetables,… Keep Reading

Do the Work

Rather than “accepting my child as he is” it is my goal to help him reach his fullest potential. And rather than play the blame game (government mandated vaccinations, modern toxic environment, genetics, etc.) I’ve adopted the attitude: He is my child = He is my responsibility. Early intervention is crucial for a complete recovery.… Keep Reading

Food & Behavior Research Study

On British TV show “The Food Hospital”, dietician Lucy Jones and physician Dr. Gio Miletto conducted this research study which showed how food affects behavior. Schoolchildren in Britain aged 5 – 9 attended a party and were split into two groups: Group 1 was fed healthy options such as apple slices, carrot sticks, hummus, etc. and drank… Keep Reading

Discipline: 1-2-3 Magic

We found this book and video to be enormously helpful: Book: 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas W. Phelan DVD: 1-2-3 Magic: Managing Difficult Behavior in Children 2-12 by Thomas W. Phelan The video explains how to do this program the correct way — and the real kid/mom scenes are super helpful! (and hilarious too) Initially the method… Keep Reading

GAPS/Paleo compliant frozen meals

Efficiency Tip #1 – Frozen Meals that are GAPS/Paleo compliant? YES! Beetnik foods is a fast-growing national company specializing in gluten-free, grass-fed cuisine. I have found it in the freezer case of my local Whole Foods and MOM’s Organic Market, and/or you can mail-order directly from Beetnik. I ordered the Paleo Resolution (5 dinners /… Keep Reading

Find a Biomedical Doctor

Active until 2011, Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!) was the premier biomedical autism treatment resource. There is a great next step for families living with autism called MAPS: The Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs. Below are some useful links to help you locate an autism practitioner: Generation Rescue Practitioner List: Old DAN! list from… Keep Reading

Screentime Lockdown

My phone and computer have passwords only I know. But we lock all other electronics (ipad, game controllers, TV remotes, James’ computer) in a locking file cabinet. Devices are only unlocked after all homework and chores are done. All devices re-locked up before bedtime. For bluetooth device tracking (i.e. finding lost, or hidden-by-your-child devices) you… Keep Reading

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