Mom Eats Her Guilt: Part I

Mom Eats Her Guilt: Part I

I feel guilty I caved and handed over the fruit snacks to have an uninterrupted five minutes on the phone. I feel guilty I'm writing this while my winter-breaking preschooler is eating Fritos and tomatoes (right now it's any food that rhymes) while watching How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

I don't feel guilty about which Grinch he's watching (the right one), but I do feel guilty that he's watching it in January.

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"The Boke of Chyldren": 6 centuries-old lessons for modern parents

"The Boke of Chyldren": 6 centuries-old lessons for modern parents

The first milk production recipe includes parsnip and fennel in chicken broth. Women who couldn't find the fresh produce necessary for that recipe could make a broth with mint, cinnamon, and mace. And if none of those spices were available, women could always turn to a beef tongue broth with dried and powdered earthworms. 

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