Natural Teething Relief For Infants

My youngest son is just turned three, and his two-year-old molars have finally come through! It feels odd to be officially done with the teething cycle. But of course, it took me almost six cumulative years of teething kiddos to finally feel like I finally developed a solid game plan for dealing with those teething woes – just in time…

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Lineup for a Healthy School Year: Supplements for Kids

As I took my morning walk today a school bus roared past me down the gravel road, a billow of dust curling behind. Later that morning while picking up groceries I noticed that the “back to school” aisles have been cleared out and the shelves are now filled with fall decorations. Simpler summer routines have been replaced with new schedules,…

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Your Quick and Simple Guide to Creating a Healthy Easter Basket

EASTER IS COMING. And we all know what comes with Easter. Aisle after aisle, acre upon acre of candy. Children’s expectations of Easter morning treasures are second only to the long-anticipated Christmas sugar-binge. It seems that these baskets of treats, combined with spring fever and the growing anticipation of (dare we say it) summer vacation, make our kids turn into…

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Kid’s Core Supplements: Vitamin D

Vitamin D is the last of the four Kid’s Core Supplements recommended by Apple Wellness owner, Tim O’Brien. The Apple Wellness team believes that there are four Kid’s Core Supplements that support children’s health. They are multi-vitamins, omega-3 fats, vitamin D, and probiotics. After starting my research I discovered Tim isn’t the only one recommending “the sunshine vitamin” for children. The American Academy…

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Kid’s Core Supplements: Probiotics

“It is time for America to wake up to the epidemic of chronic illness burdening our pediatric population. By ignoring the problem or denying that it exists, we are unwittingly creating a grim future for our children and ourselves. Children of today are overmedicated, poorly nourished, and exposed to a tremendous toxic burden on a daily basis. What’s more, many…

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Kid’s Core Supplements: Omega-3 Fats

Fifteen years ago the World Health Organization ranked the health care systems of the 191 countries that make up the organization. The United States ranked 37th. This seems very strange as the US is also ranked first in health care expenditure. According to the American Childhood Cancer Organization each year an estimated 15,780 children will be diagnosed with cancer. It…

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Kid’s Core Supplements: Multi-Vitamins

I came across an article this week saying that rickets and scurvy are on the rise in the UK. The article in The Telegraph states “an increasing number of children are developing wartime diseases, such as scurvy and rickets, because their diets are worse than that of their counterparts during WWII”. Dr. Mark Temple, a doctor quoted in the article, explains…

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