Category Archives: Commentary

The Mom Who Shows Up

In the early days of our Little League journey, when the bat was bigger than the boy, I never could have imagined the number of days, nights and weekends I would spend at the ballfield over the coming years. The cold March opening days, the hot June playoffs–none of it crossed my mind as I watched that little guy cautiously

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Should Toddlers Eat Pickles?

When toddlers graduate from baby food, it’s necessary to ask what other foods they should be eating. Should they eat pickles? Pickles are very high in sodium. For some brands, just one pickle exceeds a child’s daily recommended allowance of sodium. Pickles can also have a fair amount of sugar in them. Also be wary of “natural flavors” on the

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