Category Archives: Health & Safety

Take It or Leave It

I’ve been going through a bit of a rebellious phase in my pregnancy — against much of the “expert” (or not-so-expert!) advice offered to parents-to-be.  These days, there seems to be an endless supply of books, magazines and websites geared towards making parents insecure and … Continue reading

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Say a little prayer…

In my last post, I (carelessly) began by asserting that “I am not a religious person.”  Technically, it’s true — I haven’t been a member of an organized religion since I left my childhood home in the Bible Belt (where … Continue reading

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September is National Preparedness Month

Every September, our family reviews and updates our “emergency plan.”  It’s a great time of the year to do it—not only is it “National Preparedness Month,” it’s back-to-school time.  Now that N has started preschool, it’s time to review family … Continue reading

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Bad Boys, Bad Boys

As we were putting dinner on the table, my husband was singing (please don’t ask me why) the theme from the TV show COPS—“Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do, whatcha gonna do when they come for you?” N got … Continue reading

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For Safety’s Sake

Since I became a mom, I am now “slightly” obsessed with my family’s well-being. Hands must be washed.  Vegetables must be eaten.  Teeth must be brushed.  Seat belts must be worn.  Sunscreen must be applied. No horsing around on the … Continue reading

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Even Supermom Gets the Flu

It was another whirlwind Saturday at our house:  major shopping spree at Target (love that place!), birthday party for a friend of N’s, steakhouse dinner for Father’s Day (Eve), stop at the ice cream shop on the way home, give … Continue reading

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