Monthly Archives: December 2010

First Meal Plan of the Year

Happy New Year, everybody!  It may be New Year’s Eve, but it’s still the last day of the month, which means it’s officially time to post the January meal plan here on Red, Round, or Green.  This one comes from … Continue reading

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Might As Well Have Eaten the Mastodont

I just returned from the museum with J. and the boys.  We’re nearing the end of our 10 days of happy happy family time — no work, no school for the boys — and, naturally, we’re needing to find a … Continue reading

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Holiday Survival: Running the Junk Gauntlet

It’s over. I’m sad, I’m relieved, I’m thrilled that Christmas went as well as it did and that we had such a wonderful family holiday.  And it’s over.  Phew. Oh, don’t get me wrong — I’m no Grinch.  I LOVE … Continue reading

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A Good Quiche Experiment

It’s the holiday season, people, and with T-minus two days to go before the festivities begin in earnest (Christmas Eve is a huge deal in our family, what with the smorgasbord and all), I’m keeping things as easy as possible.  … Continue reading

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Thanks to the Therapists

Thanks to the therapists who’ve made such a remarkable difference in L.’s life this fall. Not that they’ll read this — neither of them knows about this blog, since the time we spend together is spent talking about L. — … Continue reading

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Poor Eating by Osmosis

I think sometimes, as I write this blog and avidly read the food blogs of others who are concerned with the health, nutrition, and habits of children, that we can fall into the trap of making it all sound so … Continue reading

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Little Bitty Bites

As is the case with everything else related to raising two children, I keep finding myself re-evaluating the way I’ve done things as I’ve fed L. to make them more appropriate for P.  These boys are completely distinct individuals in … Continue reading

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The Weekend’s Top Ten

It was a nutty, crazy, zooey, and in all other ways chaotic weekend in our house, mainly due to the fact that my Saturday was swallowed up by rehearsals and performances.  (And, I must admit, a late-night outing with some … Continue reading

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Just a Quick One

I have no time today for a proper post.  But I did read an article today about the 1-gram reduction in sugars General Mills will be making to all of its kids’ cereals, and what struck me was the tone … Continue reading

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Yup, That’s Dinner

Sometimes, when parenting small children, you find yourself doing triage on situations in the most ridiculous ways.  (Also, saying the most ridiculous things: “Please don’t stick your fork in your underwear.”)  Last night was such a moment in our house.  … Continue reading

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