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Posted on January 17th, 2016 by | 1 views | comments
By Liza Janda AAHCC since 1995  I have been a Bradley Method® teacher for 20 years in North San Diego County. I believe that for parents who want to know as much as possible about labor and birth and want to remove fear, then the Bradley Method® of Natural Childbirth is an excellent choice. There a...
Posted on July 26th, 2015 by | 4 views | comments
“What comes from the heart goes to the heart.” This is one of my favorite quotes from Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and I refer to it often when I talk about parenting. I’ve found most everything in life is more effective when it’s done heart-to-heart—especially discipline! This next article is an excerp...
Posted on June 24th, 2015 by | 2 views | comments
I see people of all ages in my homeopathic practice. I especially like to work with children. I have a soft spot for them. Children respond so well to homeopathy, and often very quickly. There is less compensation, less intellectualizing, and a shorter history as compared to adults. A child's vital ...
Posted on May 23rd, 2015 by | 5 views | comments
Way back in 2013, I (along with respected colleagues) contributed to an article that outlined ways to prepare yourself for the birth of your baby.  If you missed that excellent post, you can it find here. Some of you might be thinking about or preparing for baby number 2 (or 3 on up), and what an e...
Posted on March 24th, 2015 by | 42 views | comments
Archetypal Symbols Within Nature: A Hidden Source of Meaning in the Journey of Pregnancy and Motherhood   According to Rubin, “childbearing requires an exchange of a known self in a known world for an unknown self in an unknown world” (1984, p. 52). It has been argued that the backdrop of pregnan...
Posted on March 15th, 2015 by | 6 views | comments
When you are trying to start a family, ovulation is the most important time of your cycle. In fact, it is the only time you can actually conceive.  By becoming more familiar with the key signs of ovulation, you can gain a better awareness of your fertile window.    Here are 5 ways to help you becom...
Posted on February 22nd, 2015 by | 8 views | comments
We have been hearing a lot about measles in the news. What we having been hearing has been about whether people have been vaccinated or not vaccinated for measles. I don’t want to go into this topic in this blog post. I think it is important for parents to know that if their child, or themselves as ...
Posted on February 22nd, 2015 by | 12 views | comments
When it comes time to feeding your baby solid foods, your initial vision might be dipping a spoon into a little jar of pureed peas, carrots or bananas. Did you know that your baby will eat about 600 of these cute little jars of baby food? And that the cost of all these jars can add up $400-$600? If...
Posted on February 22nd, 2015 by | 0 views | comments
Parents often wonder how much food should their little ones (1-2 years old) be eating. Recent media coverage suggests over the past 20 years, restaurants and food companies have been increasing their serving sizes. This trend is considered to be a contributing factor in the rise in obesity (among a...
Posted on February 20th, 2015 by | 12 views | comments
1. Moving, Moving, Moving Get Those Babies Moving! Today, we live in a world with an amazing amount of baby gear intended to make our lives more convenient. However, I believe many of these innovations limit the development of our babies’ motor and sensory skills. Our little ones need the opportuni...
Posted on February 18th, 2015 by | 17 views | comments
by Shannon Davis, PT, DPT If you are parenting a baby who is close to that sit-to-stand-to-walking stage, then listen up!  The products you choose to use, or not, can heavily impact your baby's proper growth and motor development. Currently there are no good product choices that emphasize helping ...
Posted on January 21st, 2015 by | 16 views | comments
This article is not about whether or not to vaccinate, that's not my role as a homeopath. That's a conversation that you should have with your primary doctor or pediatrician. This article is simply intended to help you and your families be prepared.  As a mom, I completely understand how difficult i...