Healthy Sleep

We love being able to dig a little deeper to optimize your nervous system. A huge factor in adapting to stress is quality (and duration) of sleep! Here are a few tips to help your sleep: Turn off electronics 1-2 hours before bedtime Support your gut- it produces nearly 90% of our Serotonin (ask us about IonBiome!) Magnesium Glycinate may help reduce stress and insomnia. Sleep when your kids sleep Ask for help if you ...
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Healthy Sleep

We love being able to dig a little deeper to optimize your nervous system. A huge factor in ...
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Clear, Connected, and Healthy Kiddos

Clear, connected, and healthy kiddos. A rare occurrence in 2021. Why is this true? Our mainstream culture promotes ...
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Crocodile Breathing

Crocodile Breathing. Have you heard of this technique? If you are a part of our tribe, you know ...
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Advocating For Your Children

At Pure Light, we believe ALL parents should be informed advocates for their children from preconception and beyond. The ...
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Is being healthy easy?

Is being healthy easy? We are certain that all truly healthy people would say the answer is no. ...
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Accelerating The Healing Journey!

When you and your family come in for your restorative & wellness adjustments, you have the benefit and ...
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Let’s Talk about Toxins!

Let's talk about toxins. Toxins and chemicals are huge stressors to your nervous system as well as to ...
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Chiropractic Care after Birth

Chiropractic care immediately after birth and through every stage helps your child to express more of who they ...
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Chiropractic Technology

We love to hear that you and your family are FEELING better while under care with us, BUT ...
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‘Tend and Befriend”

Have you ever heard of the phrase ‘Tend and Befriend?' The discussion around how our nervous system responds ...
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How Chiropractic Affects Balance and Coordination

A daily testimonial we hear at Pure Light is that our people are experiencing improved balance and coordination. ...
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The Power of Natural Labor and Birth

The power of natural labor and birth is coordinated by the hormone, oxytocin.⁠⁠This hormone gradually causes the uterus ...
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Over Stressed Nervous Systems

When our nervous systems are overly stressed, sleep can become very challenging. No one likes to toss and turn ...
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Surrender

Surrender. Surrendering is a principle we live by.  It’s simple, yet so complex. We stopped trying to manifest ...
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5 Self-Care Tips for Parents:⁠⁠

5 Self-Care Tips for Parents:⁠⁠ 1. Don’t sweat the small stuff - let the little things go. It ...
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Let’s Talk Labor

What starts labor? ⁠⁠It’s not like there’s an email blast sent out to the body.⁠⁠It’s not like an ...
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Plant the Seed

“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created ...
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The Power of Tonal Adjustments

“I try to tell my friends and family about how your care is different from other chiropractors but ...
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The Top 4 ways to Optimize Your Family’s Health⁠⁠

The Top 4 ways to Optimize Your Family’s Health⁠⁠ 1.) Sunshine - 10 minutes of direct sun exposure ...
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Stress and the Nervous System

Have you ever considered how the stress that a mother experiences pre-conceptively, while pregnant and birthing can directly ...
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The Importance of Chiropractic Care for Newborns

We often talk about the importance of chiropractic care for newborns due to the intense nature of birth ...
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A Well-Coordinated Latch

A well-coordinated latch has a number of steps that have to happen in the right order.⁠⁠ The jaw ...
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It takes a Village to Support a New Mother

First time mothers are full of so much love, hope, excitement, possibility, uncertainty, exhaustion and a full spectrum ...
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Chiropractic Adjustments after Birth

Birth is often an overwhelming stimulus to a baby.  The birth experience becomes imprinted and deeply rooted in ...
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Stress in Today’s World

The majority of health challenges in babies, children and adults boil down to this one BIG factor...Stress. When ...
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When emotional reactions over power rational thoughts & behaviors…

When emotional reactions over power rational thoughts & behaviors... You yell at your kids over trivial things. Your ...
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Commitment. Consistency. Change.

We will always be honest with you about what it takes to meet you and your family’s health ...
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Living Holistically

In order to always be one step ahead of antiquated research, simply use common sense. We live in ...
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Birth Trauma

Think about how delicate a new baby is...Now imagine the stress of the birth process and added birth ...
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What is your health paradigm?

What is your health paradigm? Do you make choices to avoid pain and loss or do you make ...
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Life in Synchronization

Life wants to be in synchronization. Your body wants to be healthy! The nervous system is the master ...
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The Gravity of Growth Mode

It is a common yet always profound experience for us when new parents explain to us that after ...
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Unwinding Baby Stress

We have had SO MANY new babies express a common thread in our office recently…They have been uncomfortable, ...
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The Road Less Travelled

Recently, a friend sent me a picture of his daughter and his niece sitting on the floor together. ...
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How can baby be impacted by pregnancy and birth?

How can baby be impacted by pregnancy and birth? Due to a variety of stressors, many mothers carry ...
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5 Essentials to Raising a Super Human Toddler

5 Essentials to raising a Super Human Toddler We tell parents all the time, “You have to create ...
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Swaddling and Sensory Self-Soothing

Swaddling and Sensory Self-Soothing We love to empower and guide parents to help make your new role easier. ...
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The Science Behind The Adjustment

A Mom said to us the other day, “I am so excited to get my kiddo under chiropractic ...
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Seasons of Parenthood

We embrace the change of seasons four times per year.These equinoxes and solstices are a natural rhythm that ...
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Stress Overload & Emotional Outbursts

One of the most common reasons parents bring their kiddos in to see us for care is for ...
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Dear Expecting Mamas,

Dear Expecting Mama,You do not need to hold the whole world on your shoulders.Politics. Wildfires. Pandemics. Social Issues.There ...
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Health is Everything

HEALTH IS EVERYTHING.When diving into education surrounding conscious pregnancy, birth, and parenting — it becomes very apparent how ...
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Balance your brain!

Since 80% of the central nervous system is located in the brain, correcting cranial imbalances is vital to ...
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Healing is a Journey

Healing is a journey.This can be difficult to grasp when you or your child are on their healing ...
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Let’s Talk Teething!

We get asked all the time by parents if their baby could be teething..Teething often starts around 4 ...
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Barefoot is Best!

Feet are among the most sensory-rich parts of the human body. The soles of the feet are extremely ...
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Early Signs of Sensory / Spectrum Tendencies

Infants and toddlers showing signs of sensory / spectrum tendencies...Gosh, this one breaks our hearts but there can ...
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Functioning in Harmony

The way the nervous system, and in a larger sense the entire mind and body, prefers to function ...
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The Power of Love

We often hear anxiety in a parent’s voice as they explain what symptoms their kids are expressing.Parents often ...
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“What Concerns Me”

Dr. David was interviewed by Joshua Langlais from A Community Thread in 2018 for a publication. Check out ...
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Your Beliefs Rule Your Life

At the moment of conception, more than 400 million sperm seek to find one egg. Out of the ...
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Prenatal & Postpartum Chiropractic FAQ

1. What is the most common question you get from pregnant women? New moms? The most common question ...
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5 Tips for More Focus, Immunity & Happiness this School Year

The school year is in full swing…how are you feeling? Stressed? Anxious? Or EXCITED? The different feelings that ...
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Parenting is Hard

Written by Dr. David Why do we always fluff our lives on social media? We make everything look ...
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The Immune System 101

Reality check: our mainstream education does not teach us how to build a strong immune system. How our ...
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Are Ear Infections Normal?

Ear infections are the #1 reason that families visit the pediatrician's office. Ear infections are very common, but ...
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Conscious Fatherhood

What we know is that now more than ever, our world is in desperate need of the conscious ...
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The Core of a Healthy Immune System

Imbalances in our expressions of health are caused by patterns of interference that exist in the body. A ...
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Do Experiences in Utero Have a Lasting Impact?

Let's consider the astounding fact that two cells meet inside a woman's womb to begin the development of ...
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Tummy Time

Tummy time has become a popular phrase and well-known exercise in the parenting world. It simply involves laying ...
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Are Baby Jumpers Safe?

Creating your shopping list and gift registry when you are expecting a new baby can be fun, exciting, ...
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Your Best Is Good Enough

Reflections on the article from The Chicago Tribune: New Parents, Take a Deep Breath. Welcoming a new baby ...
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Developmental Milestones

A father recently disclosed to us that another healthcare professional told him that crawling is not a developmental ...
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The Healing Power of the Sun

Sunlight is the source of all life on Earth. With the warm, sunny season of Central Oregon upon ...
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Wholesome Nourishment from Mom

The most beneficial and vitally important thing you can provide your new baby - second to love and ...
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The Biggest Lie

We had so many conversations last week about symptoms and conditions. We love these conversations because... It creates ...
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