Parenting


There’s More to Health Than Meets The Eye

Typically when we have a medical issue, we focus on our physical ailment and work to fix our bodies.  After all, that makes sense: the body is malfunctioning, so let’s fix the body.  But as human beings, we are not just our bodies. Science has now firmly established that our emotional and psychological outlooks and […]

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Let’s Think Again Together

If you’ve followed this blog through the years, you know it’s all about looking at all things life in a different way. Just because everyone is doing something one way it doesn’t mean it’s the right way or the path that works for you. With that said, sometimes there’s something to collective wisdom, that maybe […]

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Life Is So Very Interesting

Life Is So Very Interesting

Each of us is completely different than another person. Frankly, we’re each different when we are with different people. Accepting and understanding that in life we are not all the same is something we have to remind ourselves every day and reinforce with our children and each other. Have you asked your kid to put […]

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Think Again: What Do You See?

Think Again: What Do You See?

Most parents would tell you that their kid is a genius! Well, turns out they’re right! It’s all about reinforcing our children’s natural curiosity and imagination. Traditional parenting and education systems kill curiosity, imagination and out of the box problem solving. NASA conducted a well-known study on people’s creative genius. The results? Ninety-eight percent of […]

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The Story Behind The Story

The Story Behind The Story

Dr. Swati Gandhi and I recently collaborated on Navigating OIT. This guide is designed for parents helping their children through oral immunotherapy or tolerance induction therapy. If that is something you are dealing with, this book is for you- from how to manage it from a parenting perspective to specifics on recipes and going through […]

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First Impressions Matter: I HAVE ALLERGIES

First Impressions Matter: I HAVE ALLERGIES

Would you put a sign on your child front and center of what kinds of allergies they have? Apparently enough people would that this is a product sold by Target. On an allergy forum I am in, parents were so exuberant for this find. I just don’t understand. The reality is that we judge books […]

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You’re Not All That… But You’re Priceless

You're Not All That... But You're Priceless

What many parents say to all of their kids: “You can be anything you want to be.  You can be the President.  You can run a company.  You can be a famous actor, musician, athlete, scientist.  You can cure cancer.” But really, can we?  These are nice encouraging words and certainly every person should reach high.  But does every person have […]

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Allergies and Us.

Allergies and Us.

Typical conversation between parents of children with food allergies: “Mom #1- I always feel bad about my daughter not being able to have the bday snacks that are brought into school because of her allergies and found a great solution- I’ve made a cupcake for her even better than what everyone else has. I was […]

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Leadership

Leadership

Leadership is a trait that every individual should have.  Some, will take their leadership to a communal level and be our next generation’s leaders; others will be individuals who lead by example, making our world a better place one good deed at a time. How do we develop leadership in ourselves and others?  It only […]

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Snow Day

Snow Day

Graceful kiss of white snow – blanketing all our lives Gentling covering all in sight – a peaceful silent whisper… Filled with red rage that grows with every touch An icy, salty nightmare that grows darker with watch Snowmen fill memories, sleds and smiles and friends The present is anguish from all that it can […]

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