Why Choose Organic Milk?


By Rachel Sarnoff There’s a lot of news about toxic chemicals in our lives, and it can get overwhelming. But the great news is that even small actions can add up to a huge healthy impact on our lives. A great example is organic milk. The difference that choosing organic milk can make for you […]


“I Don’t Want You and Daddy to Get a Divorce”


  By Lisa J. Keating Less than twenty minutes before school started Morgan asked me if his Nana told me about their conversation the night before, I said no. Suddenly he looked trapped, as if he opened a can of worms and desperately wanted to take those words back. After a few moments, the confession […]


Study Shows: Children of Lesbians Have a Higher Self-Esteem Than Heterosexual Ones

Children with gay parents

In a new study, it has been discovered that children of lesbians have higher self-esteem and lower conduct problems than those of heterosexual couples, according to the study. “By controlling for variables that might otherwise impact child outcomes, this study provides further evidence that raising children in families headed by same-sex couples is not a significant […]


Yummy Snacks For Kids


Crispy Cauliflower Chopped Cauliflower, Olive Oil, light sprinkle of chili spices, salt and bake at 500 for 15 minutes. Shake at the halfway point. Your kids will love this.  Adjust the spice accordingly. Banana Pudding 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1½ cups ice cold water 1 (3.4-ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix (preferably Jell-O […]


Uncomfortable Conversations with Mom

Exterior of the Leaning tower of Pisa

By Ann Brown Next April, when I turn 60, I will be eligible for senior services, including moving into the Jewish old age home. This is awesome news. A nice apartment, a restaurant on-site, a cleaning service, transporation to anywhere I want to go in Portland, and an emergency call button next to the toilet. […]