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3Feb/131

Dogs and Lemons: Cures for the Winter Doldrums

It’s Groundhog Day today, and apparently Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow, so Spring will be arriving early this year. But regardless of whether or not we have to wait less than six weeks for warmer weather, our household is getting a little bored of Winter. I don’t particularly mind the cold and snow or Read the full article…

22Dec/123

Difficult Questions, with No Answers

As I write this entry, I realize I am but one small voice in a sea of bloggers who have felt compelled to author a post about the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting over the past week. Like parents everywhere, I have been brought to tears many times, especially when dropping my four-year old off at Read the full article…

6Jul/124

My Facebook Vacation

For the last week, I haven’t been on Facebook. My self-inflicted exile from the parallel universe of social media has allowed me to reclaim countless hours in my day, reconnect with my children, and save the battery on my iPhone from discharging at a rapid pace. But it has also inspired me to perhaps give Read the full article…

17May/120

Comfort Food

It’s been five days since my last post. I’ve been deeply entrenched in the Summer issue of the The Mother Connection newsletter (I am the creative director for the publication) and didn’t have time to really come up for air until today. And what does today bring? A 3.5 year old with a stomach bug. Read the full article…

11May/121

My Love Affair with Soap

Today’s post about soap almost got sidelined again. This time though, it’s because I spied the cover of this week’s Time Magazine. (In full disclosure, I haven’t read the article that goes along with the cover photo. But from what I understand it is meant to be a profile of Dr. Sears and Attachment Parenting.) Read the full article…