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Wellness Care at Mindful Pediatrics

Wellness Care at Mindful Pediatrics

It has been almost 1.5 years since Mindful Pediatrics has made some significant changes, and since then, things have naturally evolved quite a bit. I wanted to reach out and share with you what I have been up to, how the services at Mindful Pediatrics have evolved,...

The First Step to Healing Autoimmune Disease

The First Step to Healing Autoimmune Disease

Did you know that about 80% of your immune cells are located in your gastrointestinal tract? This means that the health of your gut is closely linked to immune function. Intestinal permeability, also known as "leaky gut," refers to a condition in which the lining of...

Wildfire Smoke: Understanding the Concerns and Staying Safe

Wildfire Smoke: Understanding the Concerns and Staying Safe

I am writing this post in the midst of the 2021 wildfire season. My heart goes out to the many families and communities who have been affected by these fires in these last several years. As of August 10, 2021 the National Interagency Fire Center states that this year:...

Mindful Pediatrics: Office Updates Summer 2021

Mindful Pediatrics: Office Updates Summer 2021

Although it is still very difficult to predict what the next few months will bring in regards to COVID-19 and further outbreaks, it does seem that things are moving in the right direction. Both case counts and mortality rates are continuing to decrease. What a relief...

Can We Send Our Kids Back to School During a Pandemic?

Can We Send Our Kids Back to School During a Pandemic?

With the start of the new school year in just a few weeks, many of you have reached out by email, phone and appointment requests wanting to hear our thoughts about schools reopening—and our own personal decision for our children. The truth is, we didn’t write this...

5 Powerful Tools to Relieve Stress & Anxiety

5 Powerful Tools to Relieve Stress & Anxiety

We are all aware that stress impacts our health. Yet, we are all undoubtedly experiencing varying degrees of stress in our lives right now. While our body can adapt and recover quickly from short-term stress, long-term or chronic stress has been associated with...

Helping Your Kids Keep Their Hands Out of Their Mouth

Helping Your Kids Keep Their Hands Out of Their Mouth

This is a guest post written by Anne Venables, a certified Speech-Language Pathologist and Orofacial Myologist. We met Anne when our daughter Mia was 4-years old and she helped her break her thumb sucking habit—in just a few days! “Please, take your fingers out of...

Our Thoughts About Coming Back Together During COVID-19

Our Thoughts About Coming Back Together During COVID-19

It seems that many people are experiencing mixed emotions about the stay at home order being lifted in the next few weeks in Colorado and around the United States. This second phase, described here for CO, transitions us from the current "Safe at Home" to a "Safer at...

COVID-19 Testing: Availability, Accuracy & Interpretation

COVID-19 Testing: Availability, Accuracy & Interpretation

We have had many questions from our patients about COVID-19 testing and would like to shed some light to help you navigate this emerging market and understand what is available. Some questions we have been asked include: What tests are available for COVID-19...

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