Category: Parenting

The school clothing debate

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis It’s hard to believe it is almost the end of September! During the first month of school, it’s always a bit of a struggle getting back into those school routines.  You know, things like getting up on time, … Continue reading

Is it safe to smoke pot?

Fifty-eight percent of Americans now support the legalization of pot, a significant cultural shift since California became the first state in 1996 to allow for the medical use of marijuana. Colorado and Washington now permit the recreational use of pot … Continue reading

4 Tips to stop sibling rivalry

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer “Stop Fighting”. This has been the soundtrack refrain in my house recently. Maybe it’s the summer of being together more or just that BusyBee is getting older and into Sprout’s toys, but it seems that there … Continue reading

Fairy garden fun

This week’s blog is not about food but alternative fun with your children in your garden.  Our gardens are comprised mostly of flowers, herbs and some fruit and vegetable plants (fewer of the latter plants because we take part in … Continue reading

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