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The REAL Reason Kids Crave Sugar and Refined Carbs!

Are your children craving sugar and carbs?

It can be so frustrating to deal with their addiction because they will beg, plead, and even wear us down until we give in! Sound familiar? You are not alone!! So, what is the real cause of sugar & carb addiction? That’s what I’ll be addressing in the video below!

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VIDEO: More Flow, Less Stress with Five Element Planning

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More Flow and Less Stress When Your Plan Your Week the Five Element Way

This idea to plan my week using the Five Elements came to me during an incredibly busy time in my life. I was writing my book while also working full time treating patients and providing pediatric training for acupuncturists. I felt like I was meeting my goals, but I wasn't living in a way that was aligned with how I wanted to feel everyday. I felt overworked and overcommitted with a web of...

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VIDEO: What to do if you can't figure out your child's five element type

One of the things I love most about my work is being able to connect with parents and share timely advice, support, and tips for healing with Chinese medicine. It lights me up when parents find simple, natural solutions that shift whatever is going on in a positive way. That's why I'm thrilled to let you know that each Wednesday around 10:30 am Pacific, I'll be going Live on Facebook, which allows us to easily interact no matter where in the world you live! During the live broadcast you can...

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The Five Element Way to Creating More Ease, Flow, Health, and Happiness

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 Is your life what you imagined it would be?

Have you ever felt like you're going along in life and suddenly realize that even though you're doing what you thought you should, it isn't making you happy anymore? Maybe you're exhausted. Or you're not happy in your marriage, job, or life situation. You're not the parent you want to be or the person you used to be. Even though you're doing what you (or others) think you should it's not filling your soul. There's not enough fun, rest, or...

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7 Things You Need to Know About Your Highly Sensitive Child

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Is your child highly sensitive?

Is he easily affected by the emotions of others? Is he irritable or overstimulated after school? Is he highly fussy, picky, or dramatic? Does he have an “imaginary” friend? If so, chances are you have a highly sensitive child. Highly sensitive kids are here to usher in a new level of consciousness on the planet! But, they aren't the easiest kids to raise.

Learn the 7 things you need to about them in my guest blog post over at the Heal Your Life...

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[Video] Week 3: Mom Guilt? Worry? Indecision? Elemental Parenting Can Help

Having a baby brings out the best and the worst in us!

It opens up our hearts to a whole new level of love. At the same time, it opens up our minds to a whole new level of worry, indecision, and doubt! How do we know if we're making the right decisions for our child, especially if they differ from what other parents are doing? Maybe the "cry it out" method worked for all your friends but was an epic fail for your baby. Or maybe you and your spouse disagree on how to handle picky eating...

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[Video] Week 2: A User's Manual for Your Child

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Has your child's behavior ever baffled you?

Or maybe your kids are complete opposites? One child is outgoing, friendly and adventurous while your other child is shy and quiet. Or maybe your child is very different from you and your partner or spouse? One of my patients recently shared that her son, a Water child, started crying when she told him they were going on vacation to Hawaii! She said he was sobbing because he didn't want to leave his...

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[Video] Week 1: The Story Behind Heal Your Child from the Inside Out Book

I'm SO excited to share that my book, Heal Your Child from the Inside Out: The 5-Element Way to Nurturing Healthy, Happy Kids, has been released! The official release date was October 18th!! Woo hoo!! To celebrate its release, I'm launching an all new video series to give you the inside scoop on my book. In my upcoming videos, you'll learn how you can use Chinese medicine and the 5-Elements at home.

Week 1 Video: Who inspired the book & what I never want another parent to...

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Do You Have a Fire Child?

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How do you know if you have a Fire child? If their inner eco-system is dominated by the Fire element that will put them on the more active side of the Five Element continuum. That means they're more outgoing, energetic and demanding.

STRENGTHS

Fire children are bright and vibrant and seek lots of stimulation. The magnetic quality of these kids comes from their Fire energy. Even as babies and toddlers, they exude a spark that attracts others to them. They're talkative, charming, energetic,...

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