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Raising Healthy Kids

Happy Mother’s Day!

I’m sure that many mothers are looking forward to lazy mornings of sleeping in and breakfast in bed. But I’m no fool. After three years of motherhood, I know that ain’t happening here. Perhaps someday I can guilt them all into it. For now, I will take my personal treat of sleeping until 6 instead …

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A Good Egg . . .

The Scene: Eating dinner with the family. Paige in her Exersaucer next to the table. Paige: {{Shriek, shriek!}} Will: (Leaning over the side of his highchair to see her.) It’s okay, Paige. I love you.

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Are Melamine Plates Safe?

As a mother of a young child, I am constantly on the prowl for what’s safe and what isn’t. In my house, we avoid partially hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup and microwaving plastic. But until this week, I hadn’t given a thought to the melamine plates that my son eats from. After all, the …

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