July 2012

Olympian Leek and Chickpea Soup Recipe

July 30, 2012
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In honor of 12-time Olympic Swim medalist Natalie Coughlin, I’m sharing her delicious recipe for Leek and Chickpea Soup. It’s easy to prepare, delicious and healthy.

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Rethinking Stranger Danger

July 17, 2012
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Here’s a guest post by Lenore Skenazy, host of Discovery/TLC International’s “World’s Worst Mom,” who claims that “stranger danger” is a harmful concept to preach.

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Celebrate Auntie’s Day with Your Favorite Aunt

July 9, 2012
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Auntie’s Day is the brainchild of Melanie Notkin. Leave it to a savvy lifestyle expert to come up with a celebration for women who are not moms but do a lot for the children in their lives.

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Celebrating a Friend’s Passing with a Garden of Flowers

July 3, 2012
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My friend asked friends and relatives to celebrate the passing of her partner by bringing flowers. The room glowed with hydrangeas, sunflowers, roses, star gazers, and lilies.

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