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Printable Christmas Bookmarks

Printable Christmas Bookmarks

For FREE Printable Christmas* Bookmarks, click here: OR if it’s still too soon or you prefer fall/autumn stuff, here are my Autumn Themed Bookmarks: *Snowman Reindeer image courtesy of My Cute Graphics Advertisements

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Fats and Oils – What’s the Difference?

Fats and Oils – What’s the Difference?

There are three (3) types of fats and oils. But what is the difference, and are some all “bad” and some all “good?” Not really. It’s all about balance. The word “fat” is a general term, the scientific term being “lipid.”  Lipids include natural oils, […]

Early Signs of Dehydration

Early Signs of Dehydration

Early Signs That Your Child Might Be Dehydrated This post may contain affiliate links. Dehydration occurs when you use or lose more fluids than you take in. One of the most obvious early signs of dehydration is thirst. However, thirst is not something you can […]

Is My Child Getting Enough Fluids?

Is My Child Getting Enough Fluids?

One of the dilemmas I’m faced with is that my son will not drink water. As a result, I’m constantly asking myself, “Is my child getting enough fluids?” I have tried in the past to force him to drink an ounce or two at a […]

Foods that Contain Gluten

Foods that Contain Gluten

This post contains affiliate links. Foods that contain gluten often cause digestive difficulties in sensitive persons, especially those diagnosed with Autism and ADHD. But what is gluten anyway? And why do sensitive persons react like they do? WHAT IS GLUTEN? Gluten is the main protein […]

6 Tips to Get Picky Kids to Eat Vegetables on Thanksgiving

6 Tips to Get Picky Kids to Eat Vegetables on Thanksgiving

6 Tips to Get Picky Kids to Eat Vegetables on Thanksgiving My son has sensory issues with food and has since birth. As a result, I have discovered that forcing him to eat foods he can’t tolerate OR waiting until he is hungry enough to […]

Why a Zinc Deficiency May Be Contributing to Your Child’s Pickiness

Why a Zinc Deficiency May Be Contributing to Your Child’s Pickiness

FIGURING OUT WHY YOUR KID IS SUCH A PICKY EATER IS A TRICKY MATTER There are SO MANY THINGS that can be causing your child’s picky eating behavior. From sensory/tactile issues, to food allergies and intolerances, the cause and cure can seem impossible to figure […]

What’s So Special about Magnesium?

What’s So Special about Magnesium?

WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT MAGNESIUM? Magnesium is WAY MORE important than most people realize. As many as 80% of children and adults are eating less than the recommended amount. Why You Need Magnesium It is a mineral that is responsible for numerous bodily processes. This […]

Lactose Intolerance or Cow’s Milk Allergy?

Lactose Intolerance or Cow’s Milk Allergy?

Lactose Intolerance or Cow’s Milk Allergy? How to Tell the Difference. Do your children have frequent digestive issues, or other allergy symptoms, such as rashes, a stuffy or runny nose? These symptoms may be related to a lactose intolerance or cow’s milk allergy. It can […]

Freebies, Autumn Bookmarks, Magnesium as Therapy, and More

Freebies, Autumn Bookmarks, Magnesium as Therapy, and More

Hopefully everyone had a good week. The leaves are yellow and all over the ground in my neck of the woods. I’m always reminded every year why this season is nicknamed, “Fall.” I’ve been plugging away at this fledgling blog all week, creating content that […]