Monthly Archives: April 2011

May Meal Plan: Thanks, Backyardigans!

L. has recently begun asking — no, begging — me to make borscht.  No kidding.  His favorite television show, since as long as I can remember, has been “The Backyardigans;” for those unfamiliar with it, it’s actually a pretty watchable … Continue reading

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The “New Eating Disorder:” This Time, it’s Personal

There was an article online today that caught my attention for a few moments; it was entitled “New Eating Disorders: Are They For Real?”  I’m what you would probably call intellectually curious, and having worked for a while in clinical … Continue reading

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Happy Spring

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Food Revolution Friday: The Times They Are a-Changing

It’s later in the evening than I would like it to be, folks, and I still have much to do; so tonight’s post will be more of a round-up than a musing, I guess.  We had much more pre-bed mayhem … Continue reading

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Easter Menu(s)

When I posted the April meal plan on the last day of March, I knew there was no way I would have any real concept about what I might be doing on Easter.  We tend to be a little loose … Continue reading

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How Not to Raise a “Picky” Eater

I hear it all the time — people say it to me, it’s all over message boards and email threads, it’s woven into the dialogue of almost every parent who has small children.  “I don’t want to raise picky eaters.”  … Continue reading

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Food: What’s it Worth?

Over the weekend, I had a major wake-up call moment.  In the midst of blithely blogging about how you can make a high-quality chicken dinner for 6 with a price tag of about $15, and how shopping wisely at Whole … Continue reading

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Thoughts, Confessions, Catching Up

A cohesive post was forming in my head at some point today, but I’m not ready to write it.  Frankly, after taking some time off from the blog and then coming back with my proverbial guns blazing over the Great … Continue reading

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Feeding Kids: Whose Responsibility is it?

When it comes to feeding our children, I’d say we parents are probably more invested than many people think we are.  Most parents I know say they’re concerned about feeding their kids well; most of them say they’d like to … Continue reading

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Just to Tide You Over

I’ve got to take this week off from blogging, friends.  As much as I’d like to hang out here on RRG, talking about food and families, I’m way too overcommitted this week with rehearsals, performances, and just plain LIFE to be … Continue reading

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