Empowering Your Picky Eater

by Shari October 11, 2012


I was a stubborn, picky eater through middle school. Even though Mom’s kitchen was always full of life with intoxicating smells and a carousel of colorful foods, I usually always defaulted to the generic pasta-with-butter-or-marinara sauce and select meats (i.e. grilled chicken and hamburgers or cheeseburgers). Despite my palatal limitations, [...]

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Yes, Your Tween Will Stop Talking to You…

by Sarah September 12, 2012


My eldest son is talking to me again and I’m thrilled. Don’t worry, it’s not like we had a fight. But he had stopped talking to me for a while. And I really missed it. Let me back up and say that he used to talk to me all the [...]

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Making Dinnertime, Family Time

by Shari July 18, 2012


We’ve all seen the stories on TV, or read the articles in magazines: family meal time is important — and fewer and fewer of us are doing it.  Today, food blogger Shari Brooks writes about how she reclaimed dinner time, and turned it from a stressful, indigestion inducing fiasco, into [...]

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