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Mar 27, '20

How Are You Doing in the Grip of Uncertainty?

A word from Board President, Tournesol Kids, Harriet Benefield: How Are You Doing in the Grip of Uncertainty?by Harriet Beinfield and Efrem Korngold, Chinese Medicine Works Not being able to predict what will happen makes it easy to experience this as a surreal time. Being tossed by heavy surf that no one waded into by

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Mar 25, '20

Feed your needs as an Earth Parent

In honor of our Executive Director Carey Davidson’s new book The Five Archetypes coming April 7th, we are highlighting the importance of knowing your OWN power as a parent. Parenting is tough and when you honor your own needs, you have an easier time responding to life’s ups and downs. THE EARTH PARENT Feed your own Earth

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Mar 20, '20

One Step at a Time in the Age of COVID-19

In this time of rapid change and radical uncertainty, we are all students. This kind of crisis is all new to children and it’s up to adults to model spirit and heart connection to help them be resilient.  This historic time is an opportunity for parents to be creative and build a new intimacy with

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Mar 18, '20

How Fire Children React in Stress

In honor of our Executive Director Carey Davidson’s new book The Five Archetypes coming April 7th, we are highlighting some points she shares regarding healthy child development over the next few weeks. Carey specifically focuses on pointers regarding learning style, sleeping needs, eating habits, physical needs and feelings for each type. This week, we focus on the Fire child

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Mar 12, '20

Mobilize Without Fear: Self-Care in the Time of Coronavirus

from Dr. Stephen Cowan There’s something missing from the information the CDC is offering right now that is more critical to our personal health than all the statistics. During my many years of primary care practice whenever flu came through town, I would call those newly diagnosed every day to see how they were doing.

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Mar 11, '20

How Wood Children React in Stress

In honor of our Executive Director Carey Davidson’s new book The Five Archetypes coming April 7th, we are highlighting some points she shares regarding healthy child development over the next few weeks. Carey specifically focuses on pointers regarding learning style, sleeping needs, eating habits, physical needs and feelings for each type. This week we focus on the

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Mar 4, '20

Raising a Good Human

Alienation is the epidemic of our time. Our kids are over-scheduled with too much screen time and not enough time in nature, leading to high rates of inflammation and constipation. Though it seems more daunting than ever to raise a good human, you can use empathy to navigate the spirals of childhood. Hear Dr. Stephen

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Feb 26, '20

Homeopathy and the Five Elements

This is part four of a four-part series Jiuan Heng, PhD, CCH Water’s Right Hand Helper: GoldAndrea resonates most deeply with the Gold and Water phases. It is very revealing that she sees the Gold Hero as the true leader, while she has such deep insight into the energy of Water. We often admire those

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Feb 19, '20

A Little Touch Leaves Ripples All Over: the Holistic Pattern from the Five Element Perspective

This is part three of a four-part series Jiuan Heng, PhD, CCH The next time we meet, Andrea’s symptoms have all improved significantly and we talk about what lies ahead. Homeopathy helps to resolve stumbling blocks and liberates a child’s potential. True healing lies in enabling her to meet her challenges, not as if she

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Feb 12, '20

The Princess and The Pea

This is part two of a four-part series Jiuan Heng, PhD, CCH In the lunchroom, as her group of friends were chatting, Andrea said something to lighten the mood. A girl put her down, telling her she was “nothing, and should not have talked.” Andrea cried on the spot. “I slammed the chair and ran

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