Bring Back the Oranges!

Bring Back the Oranges

Healthy snacks at sports Anybody with older kids have stories to share about bringing healthier snacks to kids sports practices & games? I want to create a campaign and part of it will be to highlight real-life stories. Also, I’d love photos of teams with “orange peel smiles.” Check out my campaign site: It’s still […]

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That’s Not Hummus


I pride myself on healthy eating. It’s my thing. But I’ve been slipping lately. I work from home. It’s intense and hurried. I cram my work into the times my children are at camp and daycare, and I cram my food in, too. I love my job. I do. It’s dreamy. I work on a […]

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Breastfeeding and Returning to Work

Here’s an article I wrote for the Parenting in Portland newsletter. “Breast is best,” yet breast-feeding comes with challenges that are difficult to imagine before you become a mother. Support for breast-feeding is readily available through new moms’ groups, the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, La Leche League, the Nursing Mothers’ Counsel of Oregon, […]

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Be Productive! Three Easy Steps

Three things in work are essential. The first is Facebook: turn it off. The second is Twitter: turn it off. The third is WordPress: turn it off. Here’s the challenge: This weekend we are asking you to play around with the following quote: Three things in human life are important. The first is to be […]

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