Nurturing Brains: Think Nutrition & More!

Often when we hear the term "healthy" we generally think in terms of our body. However, realizing the positive impact healthy habits have on our brains and the dramatic effect they have on children can make a remarkable difference. When presenting on the effects nutrition has on a child's brain, learning and behavior, I commonly…

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Is There a Need for Neuro-Nurturing?

 A baby is filled with possibilities. An infant is born as a beautifully undefinable and significant individual with an exceptional essence within their heart. Each newborn is also born with a very undeveloped brain. The brain is experience dependent, meaning development doesn’t just magically happen. A brain develops based on the combination of the genes…

Awareness Makes The Difference

What children need most is adults that understand development!  "When we know better, we do better."  ~ Maya Angelou Envision a world filled with happy children who are eager to learn, are healthy, feel confident in their abilities, have well developed language, strong math and reading skills, are creative and curious, get along with other…

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Neuro-Nurturing… What does that mean?

When most people think of early brain development they might think mainly of academic knowledge or intelligence building. But in order for children to really thrive and reach their own unique potential they need what I term, Neuro-Nurturing®. This encompasses four essential elements that contribute to a child's optimal early brain development which in turn…