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It costs more to eat well, according to a research study out of the University of Washington. Hoping to see what effect the new U.S. dietary guidelines would have on a family’s pocketbook, researchers –  including Pablo Monsivais, acting assistant professor at the University of Washington and part of the Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research [...]

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My mom had Little Girl yesterday. Me, I was working. This week just won’t stop. Okay, so she goes out and, as usual, brings her home with food. In this case she’s got two muffins from the local bagel store — a chocolate chip for Big Girl and a blueberry for Little Girl. They arrive [...]

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Quick! Which underwear do you have on? Are you wearing the old ones? The ones that you bought on eBay (new, of course) and have owned for more than a decade? Or are you wearing the really cute (yet still cotton, of course) hip-huggers you bought at Aerie? The ones your husband says look adorable [...]

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This is a quick one. We went shopping tonight. My husband’s mother babysat. We went out to the outlet stores. My husband needs new dress pants and shirts. After almost 20 years of listening to my shopping mantra — only buy things on deep discount — he is used to shopping at Macy’s or Kohl’s [...]

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This week we spent the early evening at Brooklyn Bowl, which, to me, is really just a club that happens to also have bowling lanes. It was a launch party event for Yo Gabba Gabba’s live show. My big girl has watched the show. My baby, who won’t turn two until the end of June, [...]

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I spent Friday in the city at the ASJA Writer’s Conference, which took place at the Roosevelt Hotel. Great conference, I was excited to see all the people I talk to on Facebook and on our online forum. Once I left the hotel, though, and made my way down 45th Street I was really excited. [...]

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Remember my promise to spend and consume less this month? This weekend I was weighing that promise and my commitment to reduce against a desire for my kid to look like everyone else. Big Girl is on a soccer team. Back when she first joined, we ordered her uniform at the local soccer shop. When [...]

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Anyone who has been reading for a while knows that when I get hurt it’s usually in some weird, obscure way. Something that prompts an insurance letter being sent out. The letters always want to know if someone else is responsible for the injury. Because hey, how else could you get a black eye and [...]

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I subscribe to a bunch of e-newsletters. One of my must-reads is from the Environmental Working Group (EWG). I got my latest email newsletter yesterday and opened it right up. The first item was a link to the organization’s Healthy Home Checklist, a two-page PDF that details all the actions you can take to make [...]

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Yesterday Seventh Generation posted a great blog by one of its contributors: More Voices, More Votes. The post equates making green and healthy choices with casting votes. Every time you choose a home-cooked meal over a fast food one, every time you bring your own bags to the supermarket, every time you recycle instead of [...]

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