31 Days to a More Vibrant, Healthy Family | A Practical Guide to Children’s Health

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Let’s Talk About Having A Healthy Child for a Minute…

I know that you want your children to be really healthy, otherwise I don’t think you’d be reading this post.  Sadly, health in our culture is not experienced quite enough – chronic food allergies, runny noses, re-occurring ear infections are far from healthy, but they are considered normal.  If I had a quarter for every time I’ve heard  a parent say, “My kids are healthy, they only have normal health problems like ear infections.” I’d be rich!

Yes, I do believe that children need to build up their immune systems.   I do think it is ok and good for children to get sick sometimes. But, should they really get sick that often?  Are re-occurring ear infections, the removal of tonsils, routine antibiotics, tube surgeries, behavioral problems and the like really normal? [Read more…]

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