Empowering Adults to Promote Vegetable Consumption in Children

veggiecationVeggiecation, an organization that works to promote and educate communities on the health benefits of vegetables, is offering its Veggiecation Educator Training Workshop to those interested in bringing the program to children in schools, after-school programs, supermarkets and more. The workshop aims to empower adults to promote vegetable consumption in children with a simple, fun, evidence-based nutrition education program.
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JANUARY 2015: Whole Systems Health, Table of Contents

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Listening–and Giving–With Your Heart

by Michael J. Formica

Central to every relationship is communication, and genuine communication relies on listening. Not just listening to the words spoken, but listening wholeheartedly to every aspect of the conversation taking place.
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DECEMBER 2014: Awakening Humanity, Table of Contents

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Keep Kids Germ-Free This Summer

by Renata Myers

Whether playing indoors or out, online or off, germs accumulate everywhere kids touch. Keep an eye on these places that carry hidden germs and take the following simple steps to keep kids healthy all summer break.
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Time for a Trip to the ‘Tickle Doctor’

Pediatric Non-Needle Acupuncture

by Paolo Propato and Grace Rollins

When a little one is faced with a chronic health issue, conventional medicine often leaves parents with few non-pharmaceutical options. Recurring ear infections, colic, GERD, constipation or diarrhea, asthma, allergies, eczema and hives, ADHD, sleep disorders and low immunity are among the common issues parents see in their kids today. Without knowledge of safe, natural medicine approaches, parents are faced with either medicating their kids, or feeling like they are neglecting the problem—and their children—by doing nothing.

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Three Fever Myths Every Parent Must Know

by Julie Lachman

When a child is sick and uncomfortable with a fever, a parent’s natural instinct is to make him or her feel better. What many parents do not know is that some of the most common therapeutics for fever can actually sideline recovery.

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Getting Kids Excited to Clean

by Renata Myers

With the school year ending, kids are about to be spending a lot more time at home, which often means more messes. We’ve all seen kids’ rooms that look like war zones, with toys and clothes scattered about. If the mess is not controlled, it has a tendency to spread throughout other rooms as well. These tips will help keep their rooms—and the rest of the house—in tip top shape!

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APRIL 2014: GREEN LIVING, Table of Contents

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Connecting Dads and Daughters

by Nicole Ricchetti, MA, LMFT

One of life’s greatest relationships is between a father and a daughter. However, not every father knows how to connect with his little girl.

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Roots to River Farm opens in New Hope

r2rfarmRoots to River Farm is a small farm located in Solebury Township that specializes in organically growing heirloom varieties and producing year-round for farmers’ markets, restaurants and a community supported agriculture (CSA) program. Area residents can now buy into the CSA program with full and half summer shares and winter shares. Pickup will be at the Buckingham Friends Meetinghouse, 5684 York Road, in Lahaska, from 3:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesdays. Continue reading