Tag Archives: Feeding your children

An Actual Conversation: Leaf Salad

My favorite salad in the world is Wegman’s Pear and Provolone Salad.  It is a simple combo of spring mix lettuce/greens, pears, and provolone cheese in a lemon vinaigrette dressing.  (I know, right?) I love it love it love it … Continue reading

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Why Do I Bother to Make Dinner?

Tonight was a perfect example of the absolute futility of cooking dinner for children.  I know, kids need good nutrition to learn and grow and whatever, but why is cooking them a meal such a royal pain in the a**? … Continue reading

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An Actual Conversation: Happier-ness

The Shorties were sitting at the table enjoying some ice cream in a bowl at the end of a busy summer day.  Everyone was happy, but evidently Pumpkin Pie felt the need to stir up some trouble. It is important … Continue reading

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Waffle Hunger Strike

Like lots of other kids, Sweet Pea is very hungry when he wakes up in the morning.  I mean like keep-your-hands-and-feet-away-from-his-mouth hungry.  Like unhinge-his-jaw-and-pour-the-food-in hungry.  Combine normal adolescent growing hunger with coming off stimulant medication and you have something close … Continue reading

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An Actual Conversation: Cheese

Pumpkin Pie loves cheese.  Who doesn’t, really?  Oh, wait!  I know who doesn’t love cheese, either of my other kids, that’s who.  Pumpkin Pie loves parmesan on pasta, beans, and straight out of the container.  He samples every kind of … Continue reading

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