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Entries Tagged as 'parenting'

“There’s Nothing to Eat in This House”

August 27th, 2013 · 3 Comments · kids

If you’ve ever parented a 13-year-old, you’ve probably heard this before: There’s nothing to eat. I wanted to see if this could actually be true. When I opened the fridge, this is what I found. Likewise, when I went to the pantry, I found it crammed with dry and canned goods. Apparently, in the eyes […]

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Daughter Goes on Food Strike, Uses Allowance to Order Thai

January 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Ethnic, kids

Have I mentioned that our daughter is a picky eater? Complicating matters, she is also a Capricorn, which makes her stubborn by nature, according to my wife. We have certainly tired of the nightly arguments over what’s for dinner.  It seems no matter what we do it’s never quite right.  This morning our 10-year-old–who wished for […]

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November 15th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Assorted leftovers from the fridge, constituting a vegetarian feast: Roasted parsnips and carrots, boiled potatoes, chopped spinach, sauteed mushrooms, canned baby peas. Drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil. Season with coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper. Dust with leftover grated parmesan cheese. Preparation time: 5 minutes Shopping: none

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