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Table Of Contents

Introduction

  • Introduction
  • Why I’m Writing This Book
  • How to Use This Book
  • Resources
  • Disclaimer

Section 1: Food

  • Why Nutrition is So Important
  • 10 Super Foods for Kids
  • Should You Choose Organic?
  • What if I Have a Picky Eater?
  • Explaining Dietary Changes to Older Kids
  • Keeping Kids from Obesity
  • The Milk Question
  • Grains and Sugar: Good or Bad?
  • Special Diets
  • Ingredients to Avoid at the Store
  • Food Label Tricks
  • Kid-Friendly Snack Ideas
  • Kid-Friendly Lunch Box Ideas
  • Kid-Friendly Food on a Budget
  • Getting Kids Involved in the Kitchen
  • Kid-Friendly Recipes

Section 2: Health

  • What Does It Mean to be “Healthy?”
  • Well-Child Visits: Should You?
  • A Note on Vaccines
  • A Note on OTC Medications
  • A Note on Antibiotics and Prescription Drugs
  • Boosting the Immune System Naturally
  • Supplements
  • Fevers
  • Colds and Flu
  • Stomach Viruses
  • Ear Infections
  • Cuts and Scrapes
  • Skin Rashes
  • Outdoor Care
  • Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
  • Food Allergies
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Sleep and Sleep Problems
  • Other Childhood Illnesses
  • Chronic Illnesses
  • When to Call the Doctor
  • Alternative Doctors
  • Herb Guide
  • Exercise and Motion

Section 3: Environment

  • Do You Need Organic Beds and Bedding?
  • Choosing Safe Clothing
  • Children’s Furniture and Safety
  • Personal Care Products: Which to Use and Why
  • Does Your Child Really Need a Bath?
  • Keeping Homes Allergy-Free
  • TV and Media Use in Children
  • Positive Discipline Methods
  • Schooling Options

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