The First Time We Gave Our Baby Sugar

I’ve been so busy writing blog posts for other sites, I haven’t had much time to add to my own. But that’s ok —  I’m killing two birds with one stone (though I really hate that expression). Here’s the latest post I wrote for Happy Family Organic Food Brands … http://happyfamilybrands.com/blog/the-first-time-we-gave-our-baby-sugar/   It was her first birthday. […]

The One Thing I’m Definitely Passing On to My Kids This Year

Here’s another one featured on The Huffington Post:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/susan-fishman/the-one-thing-im-definitely-passing-on-to-my-kids-this-year_b_6400352.html?utm_hp_ref=parents-moms       As parents, on a good day, we try to model positive behaviors, core values, a strong work ethic. We know the kids are watching. But there are those days when I seriously wonder, once they’re grown and out of the house, is it […]

If You Dip It, They Will Come

When all else fails, turn to the dip. That’s what my Registered Dietitian of a neighbor preaches when I moan and groan about my kids’ fruit-deprived diet. Fruit dips? Really? Is this what we’ve come to? My kids’ idea of a fruit dip is powdered sugar, chocolate or caramel sauce, but apparently these are not […]

“Dear Children, Do Not Tiptoe!”

In our Fresh Harvest basket this week (the local produce we receive from the FH Georgia farm), the very cool Fresh Harvesters Philip and Zac included a quote that really spoke to me. Thought I’d share: “All around you, people will be tiptoeing through life, just to arrive at death safely. But dear children, do […]