Blog Post Topic: Natural Parenting

Natural Mother Magazine!

April 4, 2016

natural mother magazine, april issue

  Does the vaccine controversy make you nervous? Are you uncertain about the pros and cons of vaccinating your child? Check out Dr. Ayelet Connell-Giammatteo's article in the latest issue of Natural Mother Magazine, a digital/online magazine for natural moms, affiliated with the national Holistic Mom's Network. This article discusses… view entire post

Battling the Child Obesity Epidemic!

September 15, 2015

  Click on the link below to read our article about child obesity. This article was recently published in Natural Nutmeg magazine. Article Link: Battling the Child Obesity Epidemic!   view entire post

Naturally sweetened Dairy-Free frosting! Yummy!!!

July 2, 2015

dairy free sugar free frosting recipe

  Did someone say cupcake? It's near impossible to resist. Even if we're on a particular diet, if there' s a cupcake in site, its like moving a mountain to avoid snatching one up! Fortunately, there are some awesome substitute recipes around. This recipe is one that I needed because my daughter… view entire post

Coconut Pancakes- yummmmm! (…and a little about Paleo)

March 25, 2015

  Morning Pancakes! On most Sunday mornings, I make gluten-free pancakes for my kids. If you have a basic pancake recipe, its pretty simple to change them up as far as filling, for example, my kids love apple/cinnamon pancakes or chocolate chip/banana. But first you need to find a versatile… view entire post

Do you need a Chocolate Fix?

March 19, 2015

  For most people, chocolate is a necessity-- or at least it feels like one at certain times of the day! As we strive to create a healthier life for ourselves, where does chocolate fit in? What if we were able to continue with our daily chocolate regimen, but have… view entire post

Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle to Support Fertility

March 11, 2015

  Introduction The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists that over 6 ½ million women in the United States under the age of 45 have difficulty getting pregnant and over 7 million women in that age group have used infertility services. These numbers are remarkably high. In recent… view entire post

Teleconference interview with Ayelet Connell-Giammatteo, PhD on Natural Pregnancy

October 3, 2014

  The following teleconference is an interview performed by Dr. Diane Hindman, editor and founder of Natural Nutmeg magazine, with Ayelet Connell-Giammatteo, PhD, PT, IMT,C. The topic of this interview is a chapter that Ayelet wrote in the book: Essential Remedies for Women's Health. The topic of the chapter is on… view entire post

Happy and Healthy Holloween!

September 26, 2014

  “Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat!” We all know this poem. It is recited over and over again on the doorsteps of America, by eager costumed children on the eve of Halloween. For as long as we can remember, Halloween has been a… view entire post

Going Back to School and Staying Healthy

September 26, 2014

  September is ‘going back to school month’! There is a lot to think about. The family outings to the store to buy school supplies and new clothes are very likely completed by now. School has already begun for many of our children. The weather is still warm and the… view entire post

Healthy School Lunch Ideas

September 26, 2014

epigenetics and a healthy diet

  Back to School September is always a great month to think about how to introduce some healthier habits for our children’s school lunches. Most kids today start school before Labor Day, so very likely, you have had one to two weeks to get acclimated to the new schedule. For… view entire post

Healthy and Natural Ideas for Children’s Birthday Parties

September 26, 2014

  How can we maintain a fun atmosphere while still integrating healthy natural principles into our lifestyle? In today’s era, being natural is an up and coming trend. Everywhere we look, we find references to gluten free living, as well as other natural strategies for healthy living. Incorporating healthy and natural… view entire post

Raising Children Naturally

September 25, 2014

  Introduction What does it take to become a natural parent? Recently, my daughter came down with a very high fever. To be honest, I was petrified. In these acute situations, options can seem so limited. For as long as I can remember, I have been an advocate of natural… view entire post

Better Food, Better Behavior

September 25, 2014

Nutrition in Our Children’s Schools In a 2004 report on ‘Better Food, Better Behavior’, the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute published a case study on school nutrition. This case study focused on a high school in Appleton, Wisconsin that was failing academically and dealing with high disciplinary issues. Following a complete… view entire post