Peaceful Parenting

Peaceful Parenting

Parenting is a skill that comes easier for some than for others, depending on our nature and background. Many of us are slaves to our to-do list, in  which case it’s difficult to be in the present moment. Setting aside even a few minutes every day to pay...
Kids with Concussions

Kids with Concussions

Children heal faster injury than older people. That includes brain injury. This new study on what’s best for children who suffer a mild brain injury encourages a protocol tailor made to each child. Generally speaking though, the new recommendations are to keep...
Child Obesity, Germs and Healthy Lifestyles

Child Obesity, Germs and Healthy Lifestyles

Might our fear of germs be influencing childhood obesity? We all know that overeating and not enough exercise are leading lifestyle contributors to obesity, but a new study indicates another quite surprising possibility; the house cleaners we use! Eating well, and...
Mental Health and homeopathy

Mental Health and homeopathy

In any given year, one in five Canadians will experience a mental health illness. Because it stimulates your natural defense mechanism, homeopathy can help. Meet psychiatrist Dr. Zafeiriou, who uses homeopathy as a tool to help people suffering from psychiatric...
The art of parenting and its impact on youth violence

The art of parenting and its impact on youth violence

How we discipline our kids when they misbehave is a lifestyle choice, with huge consequences. Our children learn well from the way we parents treat them, and when we choose spanking over insight, our children mimic us, resolving conflict with force instead of...
Is baby aspirin harming our seniors?

Is baby aspirin harming our seniors?

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/aspirin-seniors-health-heart-study-1.4826801 In my professional experience, I find that many seniors are over-medicated. Both my Dad, and my Mother-in-law take all kinds of medications, convinced that their doctor knows  best. While I...

Teaching our kids to be more at peace is something all parents would like to know how to do. Mindfulness is a skill that can help your child liberate him/herself from inner stress. As a skill, we can actually train the mind and train ourselves to intentionally notice...