Tag Archives: Christmas

Repetition

L. has a quirky habit — okay, he has lots of quirky habits, but I’m only planning to address one in particular tonight.  We’ll leave the fact that he bites his toenails for another day. He is the master of … Continue reading

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December Meal Plan: More Finding of Awesomeness

Here I sit at my computer on the first evening of the month of December, and I’ve neglected to post a meal plan yet!  The time, it has been getting away from me lately.  I’m not even sure my proverbial candle … Continue reading

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Stuff That’s Awesome

Another Thanksgiving has come and gone, and I didn’t even write a thankful post.  I meant to, I really did, but…you know.  Life.  And all that. As it happens, though, I’m sort of glad that I didn’t get a chance … 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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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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The World According to Junk Food Culture

Things have been pretty festive lately on RRG, what with all the cookie recipes and holiday advice I’m dispensing these days.  Yes, I’m in a pretty good mood, and despite work stresses and an overloaded calendar — and a holiday … Continue reading

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Got a Second? Make Extras

OK, I hate being one of those smarty-pants smug people who has the “simple” solution to holiday stress.  Really, I have no better handle on how to make the holidays run more smoothly than any of the rest of you, … Continue reading

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