Monthly Archives: February 2011

Don’t Get Me Started

I had the *ahem* “pleasure” of reading a rather incendiary, very insulting, and apparently quite flawed piece of research yesterday, which suggested that the childhood obesity crisis can be blamed on…working mothers.  Yes, you read that right.  Not screen time, … Continue reading

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“Worst Cooks” and a Fishy Meal Makeover

You know you’re a food geek when you experience a sense of relief mixed with jubilation upon discovering that the Food Network has moved “Worst Cooks in America” to 10 p.m. on the night of the Super Bowl. Either that, … Continue reading

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Food Revolution Fridays: Are You Ready For Some Football?

I am!  I am!  I grew up in a household where football was sacred; spending my early childhood in Buffalo, NY — the home of some of the most devoted football fans in the world, thank you very much — … Continue reading

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Time, Time, Time

Oh, time…that precious commodity that so few parents actually recognize anymore as a part of daily life.  For the past two days, I’ve been involved in a relatively lengthy comment thread on Facebook, wherein my best friend, C., kicked things … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Friends

It’s been the oddest winter in so many ways, with the insane snow and ice here in RI among the least of my concerns.  It seems like everywhere I turn these days, there’s bad news or strange news or just … Continue reading

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Amazement

It is possible.  It is possible.  It is possible.  All you parents out there who struggle each day to believe that your kids will actually choose to eat healthy foods, and will maybe…someday…possibly even try new things without a fight, … Continue reading

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