For Families with Razor Scooters

We are a helmet-friendly family.  After my husband was in a serious bicycle accident five years ago, helmets are an absolute requirement whenever anyone in our family gets on a bike.  My three daughters each have comfortable, well fitting helmets which make that requirement easier on everyone. This summer, my daughters got swept up in…

My Mom

Spark Wellness, named Spark Clinic when we first opened in 2009, has helped hundreds of people find healing through holistic care, relax and rejuvenate with bodywork and become more flexible with regular yoga.  As the founder and owner of Spark Wellness, I am often thanked for having the vision and courage to create a place…

My Experience with Homeopathy

My Experience with Homeopathy I first noticed something was wrong on a warm evening of August, 2011. Inoticed that my left leg felt numb and tingly in the calf area. I tried to shakeit off, thinking my leg had just fallen asleep. When it wouldnʼt go away Iignored it, I could still walk fine. It…

A Harvest of Friends

Let us give thanks for a bounty of people: For generous friends, with smiles as bright as their blossoms. For feisty friends as tart as apples; For continuous friends who, like scallions and cucumbers, keep reminding us that we’ve had them. For crotchety friends, as sour as rhubarb and as indestructible; For handsome friends, who are…

The Greater Good: Movie Screening on November 11th

On November 11th at 6pm, we’re screening The Greater Good, a documentary about vaccines in America.THE GREATER GOOD is a character-driven documentary that explores the cultural intersections where parenting meets modern medicine and individual rights collide with politics. The film offers parents, doctors and policy makers a safe space to speak openly, actively listen and…

Spotlight – Sinus Infections

If you’ve ever had a sinus infection, you know that they can last from a few days, to a week to many months.  A sinus infection, also known as sinusitis, is an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the sinus.  Sinuses are cavities behind the facial bones that shape the nose, cheeks and eye sockets.…

Spotlight – Ear Infections

This week, we’re talking about ear infections.  Whether you’re two years old or forty two years old, ear infections can happen to anyone.  Most people either wait them out or, head to their doctor for a round of antibiotics.  If neither of these solutions work, parents consider tubes for their kids and adults may have…