Children’s Health

A Pediatrician Shares Some Invaluable Lessons For Parents...
A Pediatrician Shares Some Invaluable Lessons For Parents

This article initially appeared on MindBodyGreen.com After 25 years practicing pediatrics, and caring for thousands of children, I’ve noticed some pattern

Why You (Usually) Shouldn’t Treat a Fever...
Why You (Usually) Shouldn’t Treat a Fever

I grew up in a home without Tylenol, Motrin, or even aspirin in the medicine cabinet. My mother, a holistic health coach, never gave her kids fever-reducing

Healthy Food Ideas For Your Baby...
Healthy Food Ideas For Your Baby

By Be Well Health Coach Katrine van Wyk Letting your baby taste some food for the first time is such a special moment. To see the reaction on their cute lit

Artificial Food Dyes and Kids: Not a Good Mix...
Artificial Food Dyes and Kids: Not a Good Mix

A report released by the National Cancer Institute showed a 9.4% increase in childhood cancer between 1992 and 2007. And today, cancer is now the leading

Food Allergy versus Food Sensitivity: What You Need to Know...
Food Allergy versus Food Sensitivity: What You Need to Know

It’s Food Allergy Awareness Week this week.  In the early years of this work, when we first began speaking about food allergies, people used to look at y

Organic Fashion:
Should We Worry About Toxins in Our Clothes?...
Organic Fashion: <br/>Should We Worry About Toxins in Our Clothes?

If you eat a mostly organic diet and increasingly use organic skincare and cleaning products, it probably feels like a logical next step to buy organic clot

Changing Big Food’s Death Grip...
Changing Big Food’s Death Grip

May 9 is hopefully going to be a game-changer, a historic day for health around the world. Millions of eyes will be opened and lives will be saved. Hearts

Puffs: A Healthful Baby Food or Just Clever Marketing?...
Puffs: A Healthful Baby Food or Just Clever Marketing?

Cheerios have long been a popular first finger food for babies; their size and shape make them a perfect snack for new eaters eager to practice the emerging

5 Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Your Toddler...
5 Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Your Toddler

By Be Well Health Coach Courtney Blatt Since I pretty much feed my toddler the same foods I eat, many people ask what I serve for breakfast. Nothing makes m

Holiday Stress and Kids’ Brains...
Holiday Stress and Kids’ Brains

I bet I’m not alone in harboring mixed feelings as the holidays approach. On the one hand it’s such a special time, steeped in family nostalgia