Eat too much turkey today? Here's Beth with some tips and tricks to soothe your digestive system. Happy Thanksgiving!
I have a lot on my plate (literally and figuratively!) over the next few weeks! Don't we all? So I'm doing what I can to lighten the load. Instead of writing a new blog this week I'm treating readers to a sneak preview of SSK's latest video presentation for kids. It's only a [...]
This acupressure point can calm anger, frustration or other upsetting emotions. Beth describes how simple this point is to find and use!
We're entering a "merry" season of thankfulness, feasting, joy and laughter, faith and worship, giving, hopefulness, and family … lots and lots of family. Who doesn't look forward to the holidays? Although there is some stress around shopping (UGH!) and figuring out family schedules, I love spending time with my husband and our [...]
For many parents, giving acetaminophen or ibuprofen for their kid’s pain is scary and they look for more natural ways to help stop the hurt. Acupressure is a great alternative for both kids and adults. Watch Beth as she demos how to use the pain point.
As parents, grandparents, teachers -- basically anyone who wants the best for the children in our lives -- we try to learn as much as possible about what makes kids happy, healthy and successful. And we've learned a lot! We've known for a long time that what happens in childhood affects who we [...]
Guided Meditation beefs up the immune system and has become a standard of care in many cancer centers. It also helps control pain, anxiety and stress. The sympathetic nervous system is responsible for the flight -fight-freeze response when we're under stress. Slow deep breathing activates the parasympathetic nervous system. It is the part of [...]
Anxiety is a typical reaction to stress. For some kids (and adults too!) it can be excessive and keep them from realizing their full potential. Acupressure is an effective tool in reducing stress and anxiety. It is even taught at highly recognized medical centers like Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. [...]
Several years ago, a brave single friend of mine adopted two young children from a Russian orphanage. She understood that there would be challenges caused by known and unknown circumstances that the children had lived through. But she was hopeful enough to take a chance that the children would bounce back from the [...]