Think of this for just a moment: We tend to equate our bodies to a car, for instance. Parts fail and we seem to be Ok with that – just part of having a car. Right? Wrong. Your automobile is a man-made structure. Your body is not – it is a self-repairing, self-regulating and self-healing entity. What I’m saying is that organs don’t suddenly fail. Have I got your interest yet? Wonderful! Let’s go on….
I want to state emphatically that my purpose in writing this newsletter is not to pick on doctors. Nope! Absolutely not! Ever!
My purpose is to have you, as parents, be aware of some of the quirks belonging to the medical paradigm that you should know in order to make sound health decisions for your family- you may find this next tid-bit somewhat unsettling.
Most people really have no idea what Wellness is all about. Most people’s concept of health includes getting up in the morning and feeling good. That is not health. It is not Wellness. Wellness means taking responsibility for your health and your destiny.
Of all the health challenges that seem to plague infants, this is probably the one that causes most upset with parents. Imagine for a moment feeding your child, when all of a sudden he/she begins screaming at the top of their lungs, arms curling in, legs drawing up, with what seems to be agonizing pain…but let me tell you, there is hope!
Laughter boosts the immune system. Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies, thus improving your resistance to disease…..
Supporting + empowering our Mamas through the challenging, rewarding, and oh-so-beautiful time of being a nursing mama!
How many of you have felt uneasy about the quantity of diet soft drinks your children consume each day? Or special low-cal foods? Or sugar-free products? If your intuition has given you internal warnings (and moms are notorious for intuition), you are correct!
SUN CARE VS. SUN SCARE
HEALTH - What is it really? Ok…you are confused. I want you to know that we all understand and you are not alone. Very few people really know what this health “thing” really is. Is it simply feeling better?