Blueberry Thrills: Is it Really a Superfood?

Blueberries get a lot of attention as a”Superfood.” How much of that health claim is true? Is the food industry aiming for your well-being or your wallet with this one? Continue reading

Bite-Sized: How and Why to Teach Kids Table Manners

Bite-Sized: How and Why to Teach Kids Table Manners

When I think about the idea of civilizing children, I shudder at the enormity of the task. But when I was the mother of small children, I could not see it as a part of the larger societal requirement, but only as taming the wild in the everyday life of our family. One of the ways to accomplish this is to assume that the children want to be civilized. In my experience they really do. Continue reading