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FAQ - Growing Pains

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FAQ - Growing Pains

If your child is suffering from growing pains at night, chances are their pain threshold is lower than average, and they might be helped by stretching daily and using an essential oil blend or ibuprofen combined with massage when a flare up happens.

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Fostering a Growth Mindset in Your child

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Fostering a Growth Mindset in Your child

Having a growth mindset means you are more comfortable taking personal risks, and striving for stretch goals. It can also enhance brain development across a wide range of tasks, and even contribute to lowered stress, anxiety and depression. So how can we foster this in our child?

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Kid Friendly Juices

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Kid Friendly Juices

If you are like me and have a particularly picky eater, it can be frustrating trying to make sure they get the nutrients they need. Enter juicing! When you juice fruits and vegetables you are extracting all the vitamins and enzymes that is contained in the fiber. This makes them very easy for your body to absorb.   Making those nutrients so easily available to your child's body will help their immune system and support their growth and development, and it might even give them a taste for more fruits and veggies. Before I get to some tasty recipes to start with,...

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How to Hygge this January (and why you want to)

Health Parenting Winter

How to Hygge this January (and why you want to)

Hygge is about simplifying our lives, and slowing down to enjoy the small moments and simple pleasures. There are lots of ways you can do just that, whether by making a regular meal special by using the good china, or soaking in a bubble bath. Hopefully this list gets your creative juices flowing, join our KTC Insiders group and share how you Hygge!

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Immune Boosting Snacks

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Immune Boosting Snacks

Last week we talked about some great ways to boost your child's immune system (you can read that post here). So I thought this week I should share some easy and tasty ways to take care of #1, eat more fruit and veggies: Smoothie Bowl Take your standard smoothie up a notch by pouring into a bowl, topping it with nutrient rich fruits, nuts or seeds and eating it with a spoon. A basic recipe for a smoothie is to blend fruit (and this is a great opportunity to add some leafy greens to a picky child's menu), omega-3 from...

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