Health

Holy cow! I mean, chicken…

Holy cow! I mean, chicken…

Call me crazy, but I was afraid of roasting a whole chicken. I had different reasons not to try it – it is┬ájust as cheap to buy a roasted chicken at Fairway/Wholefoods/Other grocery store as an uncooked one; roasted chicken is dry; I was a […]

Happy Back to School

Happy Back to School

  By now, most kids have returned to their classrooms. And so it starts! Another year of books, activities, and for a lot of kids – stress. This year, I am trying a more relaxed approach to the time after school. We have selected just […]

Nit Picking: Don’t Be a Nit Wit

Nit Picking: Don’t Be a Nit Wit

Over the last 48 hours, I have learned the true meaning of nit picking. I’m not talking about someone who hones in on the minute details and criticizes to no end. I became a nit picker par excellence. My first grader had a rash. The […]

Anya likes her Zoku pop

Anya likes her Zoku pop

I’m behind the times. I know Zoku has been on the market forever but I didn’t get it. I do now. If you keep the thing in the freezer, you can make an ice pop in about 10 minutes. So cool! Especially now that summer […]

Watch What You Say in a Fight

Watch What You Say in a Fight

Just saw this and thought I’d share. It’s super important. Remember this always. I especially mean it for arguments/disagreements/fights with our spouses. I know in the heat of the moment, we tend to say things in anger to “win” a point. But what are we […]

I Survived Flu 2012

I Survived Flu 2012

Wow. I just emerged from four days under the covers. I woke up on Sunday morning and felt like I had been hit by a Mac truck, then by a train and then by a sledgehammer. I got up to escort Bella to her bed […]

Threes and Tantrums

Threes and Tantrums

I took Bella for her three year appointment the other day. The PA tested her hearing, gave her an eye exam, checked her blood pressure, weighed and measured her. All good! The child is healthy! She was a trooper through the whole procedure, barely flinching […]