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Category Archives: Parenting

Food or Non-Food?

The last week of January, 2007, my husband brought home an article from the New York Times, plunked it down in front of me, and urged me to “Read this.” The article was called “Unhappy Meals,” by Michael Pollan, and in it, Mr. Pollan made a brilliant argument for avoiding processed “non-foods.” “Non-foods” are basically […]

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Playground Politics

“Mom, who are you going to vote for, Mom? My eleven-year old, Matthew, has posed this question to me repeatedly in the past few months. Now, I suppose that I should be proud that my son has taken some sort of interest in politics, but I’m pretty sure it’s just related to bragging on the […]

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