Olympian Leek and Chickpea Soup Recipe

leak and chickpea soup

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.

Rethinking Stranger Danger

Free Range Kids book cover

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.

Celebrate Auntie’s Day with Your Favorite Aunt

Auntie's Day 2012

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.

Celebrating a Friend’s Passing with a Garden of Flowers

Cliff House

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.