HOLISTIC WAYS TO EASE SEPARATION ANXIETY – HELPING OUR CHILDREN THRIVE WHEN THEIR EMOTIONS OVERWHELM THEM

Summer holidays are almost over and many children and parents are getting worried about going back to school in September. In the UK children start school at a young age of four. By the time they start school, many children have already spent some time in nursery or with a child minder. However, the demands of school are very different; …

Hay Fever – Symptoms, Causes and Natural Treatment

Hay fever is definitely on the rise. It was extremely rare in the 1930s, affecting only 3% of children. Experts in immunology and allergies have calculated that more than one in four Britons is a now sufferer. I can’t think of any of our friends where there isn’t at least one member of the family with some sort of allergies. …

Say Bye to UTI- Natural remedies for Urinary Tract Infections

Bladder infection, also called cystitis and urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that causes painful urination and a feeling that bladder never completely empties. Urine from the infected bladder may smell strong , look cloudy and contain tinges of blood. Although UTIs are more common in adults, many children are affected by them too. The infection is much …

Natural Remedies for Chickenpox

Chicken pox (Varicella) is a viral infection that is very common in children. The first signs of the infection are usually a slight fever, headache, backache and loss of appetite. Red spots usually first appear on the scalp and around the hairline and then they rapidly multiply to form a rash. The rash then turns into fluid-filled blisters that are …

How to treat AD(H)D Naturally

Children (and adults) with AD(H)D are characterised by motor hyperactivity, restlessness, impaired attention and impulsivity. These children are highly distractible but attend only briefly to distracting stimuli. Antisocial behaviour and emotional outbursts may accompany the other symptoms. Sleep disturbance is sometimes reported in younger children but many of them sleep well. Often their hyperactivity during the day exhausts them by …

How to boost your child’s immune system naturally

It’s the cold season again! Over the winter months your child is very likely to catch colds and different viruses. This is the fact of life and the reason for this is that their exposure to these illnesses strengthens their immune system and protects them later in adulthood. A newborn baby’s immature immune system relies heavily on protection from their …