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Multivitamins for Children - Exactly What You Need To Know
Multivitamins are over-the-counter supplements. To our benefit, they mimic specific vitamins and minerals found naturally in whole foods. In my experience, many parents want to know if a daily multivitamin is necessary for their children. My answer to them depends on a few factors.  In the video below, Amanda Haney unveils what you need to know about multivitamins for children. https://youtu.be/_vTVGjly3hA Continue...
10 Alternatives To Candy For Your Trick-or-Treaters
Sometimes it feels like candy, cookies, and cakes are everywhere. School birthdays, family parties, team snack bags, and all the holidays seem to drown our children in sweets. Eating excess amounts of added sugar not only contributes to the obesity epidemic but can also damage heart health. Instead of grabbing a bag of candy for your little ghosts and goblins,...
Baby's First Dentist Appointment - What You Need To Know
Feeding? Check. Diaper changed? Check. Sleepless nights? Check. Perhaps you were wondering about your baby's dental care as you were brushing and flossing your own teeth before hitting the sack. In this article, I will provide you with answers to frequently asked questions about pediatric dental care.  When should you take your baby to the dentist? Your child should visit...
6 Easy Ways To Enhance Your Child's Health Without Them Knowing
There’s no other joy than raising a child. However, as parents know, it does come with challenges. For instance, encouraging your child to be physically, mentally, and socially healthy is tough. It’s hard enough to tell your child to make the better, healthier choice without getting a sigh. If they had it their way, they’d prefer to eat sweets, play...
Best Online Learning Tools For Kids 2020
Online learning tools for kids have soared in popularity lately. Since the onset of COVID-19, many parents and caregivers have been dealing with kids who are cooped up, irritable, hyper, and without an outlet for their energy. While there are many activities that can occupy your child for a short period of time (i.e. video games, TV,...
Regular milk at the grocery store.
Does your baby get sick after feeding? Are they having a hard time tolerating your breast milk or formula? If so, they may have a cow's milk allergy. In the video below, Amanda Haney goes over what you need to know about babies that develop cow's milk allergy. https://youtu.be/uzzzmqGz5jU Continue reading for more information.  What is a cow's milk allergy? A cow's milk allergy...
a2 Milk products
You may have noticed a new brand of milk while doing your grocery shopping called a2 Milk. If you are wondering how this product is different than other milk products on the shelf, look no further! This article will discuss what makes a2 Milk unique, who may benefit from this product, and other important things to consider. How is a2 Milk different? Milk contains...
Child wearing sunglasses while running
Does your kid spend a lot of time running around and playing outdoors? If you're like most parents, you probably lather them up with suntan lotion every couple of hours, right? Especially since there's nothing worse than getting a bad sunburn. But what about their eyes? Does your child have sunglasses to protect their eyes from the sun? The truth is, most parents...
Breast Engorgement - How To Prevent (& Survive) This Painful Condition
Although a miraculous journey for you and baby, breastfeeding can be a real challenge. Whether you are a new mom or not, delivering a baby is emotionally and physically exhausting! Now that your baby is here, your thoughts may have shifted to the process of breastfeeding. As a lactation consultant, engorgement is a frequent topic amongst moms. Before diving into...
Kids in the Kitchen - How To Raise Healthy Eaters
I hear it from parents all the time “my child just doesn’t want to eat the foods I make!” Mealtime with kids can feel like a constant battle. I like to work with families to make mealtime an interactive activity that can help your child grow up to be healthier. In the video below, Amanda Haney discusses how getting your children involved...