Delicious summer salsa recipe

With seasonal fresh produce, fresh salsa can be a simple way to incorporate fruits and vegetables into our diets. I have the pleasure of enjoying my sisters’ varied salsa recipes on vacation and my brother-in-law’s salsa from his vegetable garden. … Continue reading

What to drink and eat to beat the heat

Another weekend of baseball has passed. The heat index was near 100 degrees– why are our kids playing ball in this heat? That wasn’t the only sport for us that weekend – we also had swim finals. I have written … Continue reading

The hidden dangers of high school athletics

Participation in high school sports results in significant risks to the mental health of our teens. Are the risks worth the benefits? Sports are great activities for our kids. Teens acquire skills from teammates and caring coaches that they can’t … Continue reading

Update: Liquid detergent pods

I’ve been writing about the dangers of liquid detergent pods for quite some time and it looks like some important people are paying attention. Recently, Consumer Reports, a well-respected organization that has helped my family purchase appliances and cars, announced … Continue reading

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