Trouble at the Table : Part 2
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Trouble at the Table : Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part post entitled Trouble at the Table, in which I review and summarize  Karen Le Billon’s book French Kids Eat Everything. It was actually one of those reads that changed my life and my kid’s by default. I hope I do it justice. Neither his food pickiness nor…

Trouble at the Table
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Trouble at the Table

My family’s tomato soup episode was one of those final moments when I knew we were in trouble at the table. I had heard the husband strike a bargain with our 7 year-old Picky-a-saurus. Whatever treat the child was requesting could be had after he ate and finished his cream of tomato soup. OK, the…

The Dénouement That Was Frankenstorm
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The Dénouement That Was Frankenstorm

We had a very important party to attend this past Saturday night. Hurricane or not, we were headed towards the Pennsylvania line with housewarming gift and costumes in our trunk. We’d even booked a room at a hotel. So despite the impending doom of Frankenstorm, off we zoomed, even as we realized we didn’t have…