Here is an article I wrote for Parenting in Portland

Originally posted on Parenting in Portland:
Parents and Childcare: Working Together to Help Kids Eat Healthy  “Can I give her some Fruit Loops?” I shook my head in disbelief and told the childcare provider, “No… she’s only nine months old.” It was my daughter’s first day in childcare. I couldn’t believe the teacher was offering…

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Resolve to Embrace those Guilty Pleasures

On New Year’s Eve three years ago, I resolved to embrace my guilty pleasures. I had entered a stage of “healthy hedonism.” Pedicures. Massages. The occasional drink. I had gotten divorced, I was dating a great guy, and I had finally learned to take care of myself. For once, I made three resolutions I could […]

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Copy-Kids DVD Contest

Get your kids to eat their veggies! The fantastic folks at Copy-Kids have offered to give away a free DVD to a lucky reader of The Life of Kylie! The kids in this DVD are soooo cute as they eat entire heads of broccoli and carefully pull the leaves off their strawberries. I kid you […]

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Let’s Procrastinate S’more Vegan Cupcakes

S'more Please

I love to bake. I love to bake so much that I included “vegan baking” in the Match.com profile that led my husband to me. Baked desserts are one of the few things I can count on that will please my step-sons’ palates, because, you know, who doesn’t love desserts filled with fat and sugar, […]

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