Posts Tagged "children"

How To Pick Up Your Kid Without Blowing Out Your Back

How To Pick Up Your Kid Without Blowing Out Your Back

Mamas and Papas! Lend me Your Ears! And Low Backs! It has come to my attention (in the form of panicking new patients) that our kids are causing our emergency medical bills. Swimming classes? Sure. Organic fruit squeeze packs? Why not. But low back spasms and emergency doctor visits are certainly not what most families budget for in time or money. How do our growing munchkins cause low back spasms? Bending over to pick them up. Repeatedly. As they put more weight on every day. And wiggle and squirm. And hide behind hard-to-reach places. Moms and Dads & Grandparents, did you know that there IS a right way and a wrong way to pick up your child?...

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The Guide to Owning Back to School

The Guide to Owning Back to School

Easy there parents, eaaaaaaaaaasy! It’s the time of year that every parent has been waiting for…the beginning of a new school year when the kiddos are back in classroom and out of your living room. Here are 7 juicy tips to get you and your family on track as you adapt back into the school year:  Feed your child a nutritious and fueling breakfast. It is proven that children who eat breakfast have an easier time concentrating and are more productive than those who do not eat breakfast.  Do your best to avoid excessively sugary cereals and foods that will cause your child to crash into zombie mode.  Begin the day with some nutritious foods such as eggs on top of veggies...

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Less medication, more meditation

Oh, back to school. Having mixed feelings? For some parents and kids here in Aventura, the beginning of the school year represents a return to normal activities, sports, and homework. For others, going back to school this year has been particularly stressful! How? Tremendous amounts of homework. A new school. Bullying. Addictions to electronics and social media. We’re starting to see a trend here in the office with kids who are stressed out and maybe even developing headaches and neck pain from texting.   Does this sound like one of your children? To help address the growing need for natural stress relief and increased physical activity in Aventura, Miami Sports...

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