To the mom in the trenches: it gets easier

To the mom in the trenches: it gets easier

On Memorial Day weekend, our little family of four visited a zoo about an hour away from our house. It’s a cute zoo, complete with your usual array of reptiles and big cats, with a couple of giraffes thrown in for good measure (no elephants, though). As we left...
A sheltered [food] life

A sheltered [food] life

I made it 37 years before trying a brussel sprout. It was easy to avoid them. The first 19 years of my life, a brussel sprout never once entered the doors of my childhood home. My sheltered childhood diet is at the root of many of my food aversions (and I have lots). But I’m determined to break the cycle, right here and now.

World War Food: An Update

World War Food: An Update

We’re one year into Operation Picky-Eatin’ Toddlers. Using strategies from the feeding specialist, we’ve made huge strides over the last year. But not without some major roadblocks along the way.