Category Archives: Getting started

I was on the radio!

Well, Internet radio. My new friend Candace Craw-Goldman, who I met on my Sacred France trip, hosts a BBS radio show and blog called New Earth Journey. So, this is me dipping my big toe into the media pond, talking … Continue reading

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Feeding a small crowd on a special diet

My parents made their annual summertime trek to California, this year bringing my two nieces, ages 15 and 12.5.  For those keeping track, that’s 9 mouths to feed total.  They’re staying in their RV and eating breakfast there, but lunches … Continue reading

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When the mom’s away: A non-prepper’s guide to heading out of town

I’m getting geared up for the trip of a lifetime.  I’m going to the South of France on a pilgrimage of sorts.  I’ll be in the company of a like-minded band of sisters (mostly…) following in the footsteps of Mary … Continue reading

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Last day to get AutismOne pass for $39!!

How can you pass this up? $39!!! AutismOne Conference May 20-24 on Chicago. I also just got word that the Thinking Moms’ Revolution will be involved a little more directly…like sponsoring the karaoke lounge!

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Review: Once A Month Meals

  A couple weeks ago my husband asked me “What would make your life easier?” Huh…whaaa? Easier, you say? It had never occurred to me to think of it in those terms.  Yeah, I know, how lazy can I be if … Continue reading

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Muffin! Muffin! Who’s Got The Muffin!

I know there are a bazillion recipes out there for gluten-free muffins, but sometimes, let’s face it, the list of ingredients can be intimidating, if not overwhelming. And depending on how precise you are with measuring…well, sometimes things like xanthan … Continue reading

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Don’t be THAT mom: How to be a successful allergy mom

Had a weird interaction with another allergy mom from my son’s school. A few months ago, one of my son’s teachers made a comment about this particular mom and how she has alienated most of the parents in the small … Continue reading

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Eating Out Gluten-Free in the ‘Hood

A few days ago a friend asked for pointers on eating out and/or fast meals for when you simply can’t deal with cooking a meal. For me, that would be weekend dinners. And breakfast…and lunch. We are in Palo Alto, … Continue reading

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April/May Meal Plan

Every weekend I take my kids to a trampoline center to burn off their excessive energy and still be able to conserve my own meager energy. Energetically, we are a spectacular mis-match. I set myself up at a table, grab … Continue reading

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Letter to a New Autism Mom

photo credit Dear New Mom, Welcome to the club.  I am deeply sorry you find yourself in our company, but because the numbers of kids with autism continue to rise (1 in 50 for heaven’s sake!!), you won’t find yourself … Continue reading

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