Maria Rickert Hong

Feingold Diet

Feingold Diet

The Feingold diet can improve physical reactions and behavioral changes that happen after your child eats certain foods. Your child’s behavior and learning ability may be impaired by certain chemicals such as artificial colors, artificial flavors and preservatives in...

Mindfulness in Autism

Mindfulness in Autism

Why is mindfulness in autism the most important thing you can do for your child? The autism journey is not for the faint of heart. If you are like me, you were thrust on this journey, kicking and screaming, and perhaps even angry at the Universe or the Man upstairs....

Phthalates in Personal-Care Products

Phthalates in Personal-Care Products

Patricia S. Lemer, MEd, NCC fills us in about the dangers of phthalates, another family of toxic chemicals, in this blog post. Phthalates (pronounced THAY-lates) are plasticizers used to add texture and luster to hair spray, deodorant, nail polish, lipstick, perfumes...