Those of you who have been following this blog for a while know that a few years back, we received a startling shock when Saoirse was diagnosed with 12 cavities. We began addressing potential food sensitivities in her diet, and sought a dentist who was willing to work with us on a more holistic playing […]
Even Mother Nature deserves a good performance now and then.
The cat ate the heads off of two of the girls’ baby chicks, the computer completely crashed beyond repair, and three warning lights came on in the car. And then, stopping by the mailbox, I get this. And, that’s about all I need to say, “Heck with it. This is a great day.” I’ll keep […]
May 20, 2013 Yes, we have bees to pollinate our fruit trees. But while we generally avoid alcohol during the week, we have a ritual of drinking a martini on Saturday evenings after the farmers’ market. Yet drinking and parenting don’t always mix. So Bob took the girls outside, showed them how to pollinate with […]
Ula: Daddy, can I have a balloon? Bob: I just gave you a balloon. Ula: But can I have another balloon? Bob: No, I already gave you a balloon. Ula: Yes, but I need another balloon. Bob: For Pete’s sake, Ula. What do you need another balloon for? Ula: I just need another balloon. Bob: […]
Golly. It sure is nice to post a little something on a blog and get such a deluge of information. Here’s what I can share from yesterday, based on blog posts, FB comments and correspondence I received on the post: 1. The role of coconut oil in the toothpaste is anti-bacterial. 2. Be leary of […]
I’m fond of the maxim A woman who doesn’t change her mind doesn’t have one. This is particularly true when it comes to the subject of fluoride in toothpaste. When the kids were babes, I swore off fluoride, convinced it would poison their pristine minds. I pestered and poked through our food coop until I could find […]