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Creating a Harmonious Inner Environment for Your Unborn Child

Congratulations! You are pregnant and about to embark on the most exciting journey of your life… As for any journey you will be well-advised to prepare yourself, as pregnancy and life as a new parent is often a bit of a rollercoaster ride. Get ready for some of what might be the most exhilarating &…

Food Additives and Child Health

Hmmmm – seems The American Academy of Pediatrics have recently stated that food colourings are not the innocuous stuff most people consider them to be. What’s more, (wait for it) they may actually be dangerous to children. If you’re reading this blog, chances are this IS NOT ground-breaking news for you. So here’s a few…

Sour Gummy Jellies

I know it’s easy and not that expensive to buy natural confectionery these days. Nothing however goes past making your family some jellies chock full of wholesome gelatin. With today’s modern diet we often don’t attain as much gelatin and collagen that our ancestors would have via the regular consumption of bones, skin and tendons….

Adaptogens #Re-balance, #Stress, #Fatigue

  “Adaptogens are meant to bring us back to the middle” says Dr. Brenda Powell, co-medical director of the Center for Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Institute.1 Functional medicine guru Frank Lipman, MD,2 calls them: “Nature’s miracle anti-stress and fatigue fighters.” Chances are if you’ve been a bit of a “stress-head”…

10 Must-Knows on the Dangers of Artificial Fragrances

ARRRRRR, artificial fragrances! The other day I drove my son’s car and within a few minutes I pulled over and searched the vehicle high and low. I was a woman possessed searching for a smell that was so treacherous that I simply had to get rid of it. Like a specially trained K-9 narcotics sniffer…

How To Make Paleo Gluten-Free Bread

Paleo, Gluten-Free Bread prep 5 mins cook 50 mins makes 1 loaf     Ingredients 7 large eggs 1 cup (1/2 pint or 250ml) unsweetened almond butter ½ cup (8 tablespoons or 125ml) arrowroot starch ½ cup (8 tablespoons or 125mg) tapioca starch ¼ cup (4 tablespoons or 60ml ) coconut oil 3 tablespoons (around…

The Dangers Of Too Much Screen Time

Did you know that the average 8 to 10-year-old spends nearly 8 hours a day with a variety of different media, and older children and teenagers spend more than 11 hours per day1? Apparently, our young people now spend more time with media than they do in school and, apart from sleeping, it is the…

7 Benefits of Magnesium

According to Kelly Brogan MD (New York Times bestselling author of ‘A Mind of Your Own’) magnesium is considered one of the most beneficial supplements available, providing relief from ailments such as PMS, poor thyroid function, and depression. Interestingly, magnesium is an essential mineral used in over 350 biochemical processes and binds with 3,751 human…

Chocolate Pudding Pots!

SERVES 4 | PREP TIME 10m | COOKING TIME 10m Okay, full disclosure; this is Jennifer’s 16-year-old son’s recipe. He owns the kitchen like a boss when he makes this dessert and when any young lady is sitting spectating, he’s also been known to puff up his chest convincingly. Occasionally he’s gotten distracted by his…

What We’ve Been Up To

With Mother’s Day in mind we celebrated Mum’s in lots of different ways this month. Here is a reflection I wrote on my journey. Motherhood has taken me by complete surprise. I distinctly remember conversations prior to becoming a mother where I felt that once I had children, I would certainly enjoy them and guide…