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The mouths of babes …

I’ve been on-deadline with my thesis for a few weeks now and the latest draft is due this weekend. This means I cut a few corners to try to scrounge extra writing time. A lot of corners. So here I...

5 tips to help little kids at the dentist

We brush, we floss, and we don’t have sugary drinks, but still my four-year old wound up needing two fillings. After an initial consult with my regular dentist who confirmed the squishy bits I’d noticed while brushing were indeed cavities,...
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Old Bread and Shoe Sauce: a recipe

Most Fridays, we have dinner with the hubs’ parents. Along with the usual bottle of wine, dish of hummus, and exclamations of “you didn’t have to! So much work!”, they bring a loaf of Challah. It’s a fairly dense white bread...
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Four year-old versus Spider-Man

Four is such a funny age. Four year-olds aren’t babies any longer (as they are very quick to let you know), but they are still such small children — at least developmentally — that they can be just as tricky...