Category: Health and Wellness

Fever: Fear it or Embrace it?

The fever.  One of the most common reasons children are brought to the emergency room.  As an ER nurse, I created this presentation Fever: Fear it or embrace it? to teach parents about fevers so they can understand whether to fear it or embrace it.  Held at the Antelope Valley Birth Center August 30th at 6:00pm and September 23rd at CalCity Fitness Center at noon. Some of the topics covered are: What is a fever and what does it do? What causes a fever? When do you call the doctor? What are febrile seizures? Risks and benefits of antibiotics Ibuprofen and acetaminophen: how they work, and the risks associated with their use Natural methods to support a child or adult with a fever How to know if they are getting better? Click on the link above or here for all the details of this...

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The Transformative Power of Bids for Connection | TEDxUCR

Butler’s Coffee  •  Tue, Jul 18  •  10:oo am  •  Kid Friendly AVBRN member Lesley Yadon will be at Mom’s Circle tomorrow morning, July 18, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. discussing how to calm your mom worry!  This is a free event at kid friendly Butler’s Coffee in Palmdale. Visit her website and stop by for a coffee. In this vulnerable and inspiring talk, Lesley Yadon describes how bids for connection helped transformed her motherhood and eventually led her to re-creating her life with less worry and more joy. Lesley applies the concept of “bids for connection,” created by John...

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Water fun…on a serious note.

It’s that time of summer fun which means water fun!!! I love the water and so do my children and grandchildren. But in this post, I want to talk about a more serious aspect of water fun. After attending a pediatric nursing refresher conference last month, I wanted to give a review of one of the potential dangers of water fun…drowning. According to the World Congress of Drowning: “Drowning is a process resulting in primary respiratory impairment from submersion/immersion in a liquid medium.” This definition makes an important distinction between the definition used since the 1970’s. We used to...

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How your body cares for you and how to care for your body with a newborn

    If you are pregnant for the first time and a little worried about what to expect in those first couple months of your newborn baby’s life, I have good news for you! You will have help: a little something called Adrenaline. I totally had no idea what would happen with a newborn but I did expect to be completely sleep deprived and exhausted.  While this was true, I also discovered something a lot of other moms have talked about too: the wonder of adrenaline. For me, and many other mothers we experience a surge of adrenaline during the...

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Herbally Yours Open House – Create A Materia Medica

Begin your own Materia Medica by creating your first herb study at our Open House!  Use one of these free templates that will be available at the Herbally Yours Open House.  What is a Materia Medica? It’s an important tool to help you learn about the herbs in your home herbal apothecary. You will record general information about the herb such as its botanical and common names, what it looks like, and where it grows. Information on growing, harvesting, and preserving herbs is also included. Important information such as uses, preparations, actions, and safety information are also included. The...

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