Monthly Archives: September 2010

What Is In That Purple Drippy Stuff?

You’ve just had a baby. You go through the series of obligatory pediatrician visits and at some point  you are given the typical purple drippy stuff also known as liquid baby vitamins. My babies are grown, but I remember thinking to … Continue reading

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It May Be Phospate Free But Does It Clean?

Phosphates pose a threat to aquatic life and can end up in drinking-water reservoirs. In response to new laws, more and more makers of dishwasher detergents are reducing the amounts of phosphates in their products. But, according to a recent … Continue reading

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Nutrients And Optimal Learning

  Each September I like to remind parents of specific nutrients that support Natural Approaches for Optimal Learning and Behavior. These nutrients benefit all children, however those of special need benefit even more Blogger’s  Note: I have worked with families of … Continue reading

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Book Bike Arrives!!

Book Bike comes to Bloomington-Normal The West Bloomington Revitalization Project will welcome the Book Bike to the Bloomington-Normal community during the Family Fun Fall Festival at the Westside Community Garden from 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, September 25. Adapted from … Continue reading

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Try Not Using Your Dryer For A Month!

Deanna Duke Of Crunchy Chicken is sponsoring an October challenge to encourage people to line or otherwise air dry all their laundry for the month to get them in the habit of not using their dryers. She is trying to get … Continue reading

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Boy Says EWWW to McDonalds

Meet my new little friend and the wisdom of his youth. two years ago in second grade his parents shared with him my burger story and image since he’s been the biggest advocate of saying NO to McDonalds’s his school … Continue reading

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What Is The DNA Of A McDonalds French Fry?

An article that I read in the paper inspired this commentary. This post is simply an opinion piece. Sharing thoughts and ideas My sharing of the 1996 McDonalds hamburger a few years ago was also that – a sharing of a prop … Continue reading

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