Monthly Archives: August 2011

My sandwiches definitely don’t smile

I am so happy to announce that a column I wrote was posted on Babble’s website last week! Is that Sandwich Smiling at Me? is my manifesto about the value of simple lunches for children. Essentially, I was constantly getting … Continue reading

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There’s a section in the old Simon and Garfunkel song “America” that always makes me feel a twinge of melancholy: “‘Kathy, I’m lost,’ I said, though I knew she was sleeping/ ‘I’m empty and aching and I don’t know why.’” … Continue reading

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I haz iPad

At last! I haz iPad! My husband has been dreaming of buying an iPad2 ever since they came out. When he bought his original iPad last year, he made a critical mistake and only bought a 16 gig version. Why … Continue reading

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