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Tara Hunkin is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Certified GAPS Practitioner, mother and founder of My Child Will Thrive a resource that shares with you the latest science, tips, resources and tools to help you on the path to recovery for your child with ADHD, autism, sensory processing disorder, or learning disabilities. Tara's own experiences with her daughter -- combined with as much training she can get her hands on, research she can dig into, and conferences she can attend -- have helped her to develop systems and tools for parents like you who feel overwhelmed trying to help their children thrive.

My Child Will Thrive Podcast Tara Hunkin

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Tara Hunkin is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Certified GAPS Practitioner, mother and founder of My Child Will Thrive a resource that shares with you the latest science, tips, resources and tools to help you on the path to recovery for your child with ADHD, autism, sensory processing disorder, or learning disabilities. Tara's own experiences with her daughter -- combined with as much training she can get her hands on, research she can dig into, and conferences she can attend -- have helped her to develop systems and tools for parents like you who feel overwhelmed trying to help their children thrive.

    Essential Oils for Resilience with Jodi Cohen

    Essential Oils for Resilience with Jodi Cohen

    Jodi Sternoff Cohen is a bestselling author, award-winning journalist, functional practitioner and founder of Vibrant Blue Oils, where she has combined her training in nutritional therapy and aromatherapy to create unique proprietary blends of organic and wild-crafted essential oils. She has helped over 50,000 clients heal from brain-related challenges, including anxiety, insomnia, and autoimmunity.

    For the past ten years, she has lectured at wellness centers, conferences, and corporations on brain health, essential oils, stress, and detoxification. She has been seen in The New York Times, Wellness Mama, Elephant Journal and numerous publications. Her website, vibrantblueoils.com, is visited by over 300,000 natural health seekers every year, and she has rapidly become a top resource for essential oils education on the Internet today.

    Link to the blog post: https://www.mychildwillthrive.com/essential-oils-for-resilience/

    • 33 min
    How the Wahls Protocol treats all chronic autoimmune conditions - With Dr. Terry Wahls

    How the Wahls Protocol treats all chronic autoimmune conditions - With Dr. Terry Wahls

    Dr. Terry Wahls is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner and a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials.  In 2018 she was awarded the Institute for Functional Medicine’s Linus Pauling Award for her contributions in research, clinical care and patient advocacy. She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years. Dr. Wahls restored her health using a diet and lifestyle program she designed specifically for her brain and now pedals her bike to work each day. She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles, Learn more about her MS clinical trials by reaching out to her team: MSDietStudy@healthcare.uiowa.edu. Pick up a copy of her research papers at https://terrywahls.com/researchpapers/ and a one-page handout for the Wahls™ Diet at https://terrywahls.com/diet/

    SHOW NOTES

    How Dr. Terry Wahls created a diet and lifestyle protocol to benefit her brain, mitochondria and brain cells after being diagnosed with MS, and subsequently change the dogma around MS research (02:55)
    What is autoimmunity and what types of diagnosis outside of MS are tied to autoimmunity (11:50)
    How the Wahls Protocol addresses the environment in order to redeem health (17:00)
    How to approach dietary changes (20:20)
    Dr. Terry Wahls explains how to keep costs low and still eat organic and well (26:20)
    Why anyone can implement the Wahls Protocol (35:20)
    What has changed in the last 5 years since Terry Wahls started talking about this approach (36:18)
    The new and revised edition of "The Wahls Protocol" book (38:30)

    Resources -
    Visit www.mychildwillthrive.com/how-the-wahls-protocol-treats-all-chronic-autoimmune-conditions

    • 41 min
    How Learning To Cook Can Empower Your Child With Katie Kimball

    How Learning To Cook Can Empower Your Child With Katie Kimball

    Katie Kimball, the national voice of healthy kids cooking, is a blogger, former teacher, and mom of 4 kids who founded the Kids Cook Real Food eCourse. Her blog, Kitchen Stewardship helps families stay healthy without going crazy, and she’s on a mission to connect families around healthy food and teach every child in America to cook.

    SHOW NOTES

    Why Katie created the blog Kitchen Stewardship (1:08)
    Strategies around helping kids eat healthier in general (3:36)
    Reasons why some parents are not teaching their kids to cook and the importance of taking the time to teach your kids to cook early (7:40)
    Strategies to help your kids take charge of their own health (10:00)
    Why cooking is more than just kitchen work (17:20)
    Tips to supercharge dinnertime and make use of the limited time properly (24:35)
    An overview of the Kids Cook Real Food e-course (27:42)
    Where can people find the Kids Cook Real Food eCourse and the Kitchen Stewardship blog (37:10)

    Resources -

    www.mychildwillthrive.com/how-learning-to-cook-can-empower-your-child

    Kitchen Stewardship: https://www.kitchenstewardship.com/

    Kids Cook Real Food eCourse: https://kidscookrealfood.com/childthrive

    • 40 min
    What is neuroplasticity and how it gives us hope - Tara Hunkin

    What is neuroplasticity and how it gives us hope - Tara Hunkin

    Join Tara as she discusses neuroplasticity, and how it gives us hope!

    Learn about:
    - What neuroplasticity is
    - How the brain is "retrainable"
    - What neurons are and their function
    - The difference between negative and positive neuroplasticity
    - How to move past setbacks and leverage the power of neuroplasticity

    Link to the full post on website - https://www.mychildwillthrive.com/what-is-neuroplasticity-and-how-it-gives-us-hope

    • 13 min
    Entrepreneurship as an act of radical self-care

    Entrepreneurship as an act of radical self-care

    Faith Clarke is an intuitive strategist and new venture specialist, author, academic nerd, design thinker and outlander junkie. She helps disruptive, eclectic business infuse their core DNA into their team so that they can catalyze social change from the inside out. She especially loves to do this with special needs family-run businesses who create space for people with special needs.

    Faith is also the author of Parenting Like a Ninja, an autism mom’s guide to professional productivity which is an Amazon bestseller and reflects her own journey with the crazy chaos of special needs parenting, and the need to harness energy and be productive. She believes entrepreneurship is a perfect, mental and psychological health choice for many special needs parents, and offers the opportunity to do business differently while creating more of what our communities need. She is also the host of Disrupt and LEAD, a podcast showcasing courageous entrepreneurs with complex family lives who navigate daily chaos and create more of the change they want to see in the world.

    She is currently helping her younger 2 children (Simonne, 18, Zachary, 15) with their first project: Inspiraction, a creative art company that offers illustrations and stories in art that inspire. In addition, her son Jaedon, 20, with non-verbal autism, wants to write a book about his experience with anxiety.

    Show Notes

    Faith Clarke's perspective on entrepreneurship and her journey with her children and business (05:18)
    Creating a business that allows you to feel happier and escape from the grip of panic and anxiety (11:20)
    Why following what's good for you can be financially good for you (18:30)
    What questions to ask yourself when deciding what kind of business to start (26:45)
    Is it possible to find joy in your business that already exists, or do you need to start fresh? (32:12)
    Where to find Faith Clarke to learn more! (36:55)

    Resources -

    Melody of Autism - https://melodyofautism.com/

    Parenting Like a Ninja - Faith Clarke (Amazon) - https://amzn.to/37s4c34

    My Child Will Thrive Website Podcast Link: https://www.mychildwillthrive.com/ entrepreneurship-radical-self-care

    • 41 min
    What type of poop does your child have and how does this impact their neurological health

    What type of poop does your child have and how does this impact their neurological health

    Dr. Marisol Teijeiro, Naturopathic Doctor, ND, BA - Queen of the ThronesTM is a world leader renowned for her passion for cleansing and gut health. After receiving her degree as a Naturopathic Doctor, she completed her International Speaker Certification to help share her challenges and the solution. 

    Crowned the Queen of the Thrones™ by her patients, for over 15 years she has trained and educated health care practitioners and has helped thousands of patients transition from Irritable Bowels to Owning Their Throne and Thriving. 

    Learn about:

    - The importance of testing for food sensitivities
    - What is biofilm and the role of biofilm in the gut
    - The health benefits of castor oil
    - How to use castor oil to help heal your child and help them thrive
    - And much more...

    Link to the full post on website https://www.mychildwillthrive.com/what-type-of-poop-does-your-child-have

    Get your castor oil packs here: https://tx555.isrefer.com/go/COP/TaraH/

    Learn more on Dr. Marisol's website here: https://drmarisol.com/

    • 43 min

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