How to Create a Toddler Garden
    February 4, 2011
    How to Create a Toddler Garden

    If you love to garden, chances are you might want to pass that love on to your kids. There are few things more gratifying than planting, tending and harvesting a garden with your children, and then en…

    Planting the seeds
    February 3, 2011
    Planting the seeds

    One of my earliest food memories takes me back to my family’s backyard garden on Long Island in the 80s. I’m not sure how big that garden was, but to me it was enormous. We grew so many things, an…

    Good nutrition isn't about saying “No”
    February 2, 2011
    Good nutrition isn’t about saying “No”…

    I’m starting to wonder if I should become a comedian. Every time I mention that I don’t plan to introduce my child to fast food and the plastic toys and germy playgrounds that come with it, I am m…

    Semi-homemade Baby Food
    February 1, 2011
    Semi-homemade Baby Food

    Motherhood brings with it lots of questions. Breast or bottle? Cloth or disposable? Vaccinate or not? As I eased into motherhood, I answered these questions, one at a time,  in the best way I knew ho…

    My Take on First Foods
    January 31, 2011
    My Take on First Foods

    Among the gifts I received at my baby shower was a big box of flaky, snow white rice cereal. The gift-giver shall remain nameless, but she gave it to me with the best of intentions. (more…)…