Category Archives: Nutrition

Broke My Clean Streak

4+ years of nursing, and today, for the first time, I spilled coffee on the baby. (She’s alright.) How many mornings have we enjoyed a coffee with our first feeding in the morning? Hundreds, if not a thousand. My fondest … Continue reading

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Cookies That Will Capture Your Heart!

There’s something magical about these soft chocolate cocoa cookies. When I made them Saturday, and my husband came home from covering an event, he ate six of them! So, I made another batch. When I gave one to our cleaning … Continue reading

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Summer Highlights

I thought last summer was the most amazing summer of my life, but looking back through the pictures from this summer, I’m convinced that this one may have been the best. We visited Hart’s Brook Nature Preserve, where we tasted … Continue reading

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How To Get Your Juices Flowing

Do you know what it feels like to be “in the flow”? You may have even used the phrase without knowing its origins. A famous theorist and author with a hard-to-pronounce name changed my life. If you haven’t already read … Continue reading

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I wanna feel something.

The TV shows I’ve been watching (Mad Men, Californication, Nurse Jackie) come close to wowing me, then stop short. Like sex where you don’t get your release. So, I asked David, the movie critic, to recommend a movie that will … Continue reading

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Add Years To Your Life

We travel to Manhattan all the time, but this was our first MetroNorth and NYC Subway ride, leading to a lovely outing in SoHo visiting galleries, cafés, and my favorite old haunt, Washington Square Park. Then a walk all the … Continue reading

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The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far…

I’m ashamed to admit I’m from Illinois and I’d never been apple picking. Well, we had so much fun the other day at Wilkens Farm picking our own apples, I can see why many families make it an annual tradition. … Continue reading

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Helping a Young Life Thrive

We met with a new pediatrician today. She is a holistic pediatrician. I thought our current pediatrician was pretty holistic, along the spectrum of holistic approaches—only having limited experience with pediatrics, of course, and limiting our search to a reasonable … Continue reading

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The Listening Blog

Inspired by the work and play of Olia, I am sitting down to a blank page, and attempting to freeform on the page— To start it’s white, empty, and glossy like a skating rink after the last stroke of a … Continue reading

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Unbridled Relaxation

My husband wanted to sign up for a massage package. “Wouldn’t that be frivolous?” I said. But, after the massage I had this morning, I’m reconsidering. I pay $64 a month for my gym membership, plus parking and babysitting. I … Continue reading

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