Monthly Archives: December 2011

Nine holiday favorites for mama and child:

The holidays bring it on in so many ways.  For me, it’s also when my love/hate relationship to stuff gets triggered.  The spirit of shopping is in the air, but what do I—or my kids—really need? What warrants real estate in an overcrowded home, with a mom who has a deep-seated fear of clutter?  Discrimination, discrimination…

There and Back Again: Our Daughter’s Concussion Journey.

Brain injuries can happen anywhere.…

Go Be Bored!

This time of year, I dread the sounds of the season. It’s not crackling chestnuts on the fire. It’s not jingle bells, sleigh bells or any other bell for that matter that bugs me. Nope. It’s a different sound entirely. With kids on break from school, I quickly get fed up with that refrain every parent knows. It’s that chorus of children singing…

Oh Baby!

Feeding the Next Generation…