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Pet-Friendly Ant Problem Solver

by naturalkidz on September 16, 2013

We hoped we missed ant season here in warm San Diego, but it must be that time of year because these past few weeks most of us at Natural Kidz have been fighting off the pesky insects!  We all want to protect our family so we place ant traps or bait in places our children […]

Yosemite the Beautiful.

by naturalkidz on August 30, 2013

The team here at Natural Kidz loves to go camping.  Samantha’s family makes a yearly trek to Yosemite during the summer to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.  She’s going to share some of the things she has learned over the last few years to maybe help you prepare your perfect Yosemite vacation! ______________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

It’s back to school time! That means getting back into the routine of waking the kids up early and getting breakfasts eaten, lunches prepared, and kids out the door with supplies in hand which doesn’t leave much time for your breakfast, so Sara Vance from ReBalance Life gives us this incredible, energizing smoothie!  This smoothie […]

Today’s families are so busy.  Finding the time to be healthy is not always easy. Add a picky eater into the mix, and it makes things even more complicated! These seven tools can make being healthy more convenient, fun, and easy. I think of tools like these as investments in my families’ health. And although […]

Natural Kidz blog contributor, Sara Vance from Rebalance Life, shares some tips on how to make healthy food fun.  There are a few segments on this clip, so be sure to keep watching.   Healthy Snack Recipe for Kids at Parties — powered by ehow Tweet

I have been reading like crazy this summer so far.  I am being guided to some amazing books to help me along this part of my life’s journey.  One of the books I absorbed in record time was Brene Brown’s, Daring Greatly.  Here is one of the quotes about parenting that I especially enjoyed and […]

June.  I love it.  Not just because of the promise it brings of summer, but because ‘tis the season for graduations. Graduation represents the peak in the life of the student. It’s not for everyone and not something that comes easily. There are usually many sleepless nights, early mornings, miles traveled, essays, reviews and exams. […]

Summer Sweets

by KristinMallon on May 7, 2013

I can’t help it.  I’m thinking of summer. And summer is coming, like an ice cream truck’s bell several blocks away. With my senses, I can feel, smell, and taste it already. It’s like when my babe first starts babbling and then suddenly she’s out with “mama” and “dada.” Summer. Warm, hot summer. I’m ready […]

This graphic came through my Facebook feed a while ago, and it bothered me.  It wasn’t just the princesses in their flirty poses—the sexy warrior bothered me too.  This article is what came through me as a result.   I am a mother of a son.  The messages that my son is exposed to about […]

Food Intolerance & ADHD

by SaraVance on April 10, 2013

There has been a rise in the number of kids diagnosed with ADD, according to a recent article in the New York Times.  Now 11% of all school-aged children has ADHD, and 1 out of every 5 high school boys will receive an ADHD diagnosis.  This represents a 40% increase in the past decade, which […]