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Jul18
Big Progress: Additional Food Cos. Limit Ads to Kids

Big Progress: Additional Food Cos. Limit Ads to Kids

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Last month I wrote about Kellogg’s limiting its advertising to kids under 12 to only foods that meet a new nutritional criteria. Well, more than a bunch of new companies have joined them: McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Mars, Hershey Foods, Unilever, Campbell, General Mills, Hershey, Kraft, and Pepsi. Instead these major food companies will shift their ad […]

Jul17
Discovery: Bical Shoes

Discovery: Bical Shoes

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Check these out. I visit my sister’s children’s boutique, Ola Baby, at least once a month. It’s based in Brooklyn in the neighborhood where we grew up and the majority of my family still lives. She has a great eye and is constantly scouring the trade shows and such for merchandise to sell. I walked […]

Jul13

The only possible explanation.

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A mother and her son were booted off a plane after a flight attendant became upset when the 19-month-old kept saying “Bye, bye plane” as the aircraft prepared for liftoff. … “‘It’s called Baby Benadryl,’” Penland said the attendant told her, suggesting she give her child allergy medication to help him fall asleep fast. –Grounded! […]

Jul01
Here Comes the Sun… now protect yourself

Here Comes the Sun… now protect yourself

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I’m loving the summer so far with the endless playing outdoors. After hours at the playground my son’s body is so dirty that I need to scrub his toes several times over with a nail brush. I love the unscheduled abandon of summer and the smell of my son’s sweet perspiration mixed with sunscreen. It […]

Jun29

Pedophiles and salmonella! Whee!

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Breaking news this week: adorable chipmunks adopt an orphaned puppy, then build their new family a house out of taffy and peppermint sticks. The public is invited to stop by, gnaw on some candy windowsill, and get their faces licked clean by the puppy, who has giant, watery eyes and craps silver dollars. Silver dollars […]

Jun25
Name Maker: what a well-timed post!

Name Maker: what a well-timed post!

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Melissa’s recent post at the Buzz Off reminded me about my favorite label maker company: Name Maker. It’s quite retro over there. Lots of cloth labels to sew into your kids’ clothes. Yes, it takes more work than Mabel’s Labels (which I also own) or using a Sharpie but there is something so pleasing when […]

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