I have a weird hangup about writing about wellness stuff. It’s a topic I’m inclined towards — because I do have a wonky thyroid and it affects my life, relationships, energy and parenting, and I’m trying to feel better. But I hate a lot of the discourse around wellness — super-paranoia that makes being healthy […]
Sadness galore! My toddler has transformed from a voracious, curious, try-everything eater into a picky palate type. And true to stereotype, he really is suspicious of veggies, much to my veggie-loving woe. He once ate anything with abandon — now, more often, dinner and lunch ends up on the floor 🙁 In all heartfelt honesty, […]
The Lazy, Healthy Yet Still Yummy Banana-Walnut Quinoa Cookie That My Toddler And I Cannot Stop Eating.
Disclaimer, guys: I’m not a baker. I divide people into tribes of bakers and cooks (and I suppose eaters?) I fall into the cook camp. I like the process of futzing with flavor as something bubbles up in a pot or adjusting a recipe on the fly. But I’ve come around to baking since having […]
I confess, I am one of those mothers that take extra care with my little one’s mealtimes. I am not a gluten-free, 24/7 locavore, paleo-crazy person, but I do make an extra efforts when I can: using whole grains instead of refined flour or sugar, trying to make whole, fresh food instead of leaning on […]