The Truth About Juice

“Juice”–or more accurately, “ju”–was one of Sam’s first words. I’d avoided giving him any juice at all until he suffered one particularly bad bout of constipation and the pediatrician recommended an ounce or two of diluted apple juice to get things moving. And thus began his obsession with ju. The kid would drink juice all…

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How I Handle Easter Candy Craziness

I made a somewhat crazy promise to myself on Easter Sunday. As with any crazy promise that you make to yourself–but that you aren’t entirely sure you’ll be able to keep–it’s best that you announce it, loudly and repeatedly, in front of others. “I’m not going to eat ANY of Henry and Sam’s Easter candy!”…

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