May 2013

Furikake Chex Mix

by ilene on May 31, 2013 · 6 comments

in recipes

Ok, I know if you did not grow up eating furikake like I did, this may seem like an odd snack to you, especially if the contents of this delightful seasoning freak you out.  Furikake is a Japanese dry seasoning typically made of dried seaweed bits, sesame seeds, salt, sugar and msg.  As if that is […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

by ilene on May 12, 2013 · 3 comments

in holidays, Uncategorized

This year, Mother’s Day has taken on a whole new meaning for me.  When I became a mom on Halloween, I never thought I could love someone as much as deeply as I loved my child.  I would lay my life down for this kid, who honestly, isn’t capable of doing much more than sleeping, […]

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On negative comments:  One comment left on my last blog entry about sleep training really stung.  Believe it or not, mean comments hurt my feelings.  They get me down and they make me want to stop blogging.  I find as a new mom that I face  a surprising amount of judgement on the choices that […]

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Since a few readers asked last week how we managed to sleep train Zoey, I thought I’d write about our experience in hopes that it may encourage other sleep-deprived parents out there.  I am in no way an expert in this area, but I can share how Jeff and I managed it and what we […]

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