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Author Archives: Leslie Penkunas

On the frontlines of the stomach flu (access required)

He was a little fussy. *Little red flag pops up.* Hubby mentions something’s not really sitting well with him. *Bigger red flag.*

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Kids Try 100 Years of the Most Expensive Foods | Bon Appétit (access required)

In this episode of "Kids Try Food", the kids try 100 years of expensive foods. Let's see how kids eat and react to raw oysters, frog legs provençale, shrimp cocktail, lobster thermidor, and more.

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Vacationing without the kids (access required)

Go in knowing that it will feel strange to be only with this person who doesn’t need you to cut his meat. Be prepared to sit at a restaurant without escorting someone to the bathroom as soon as your meal comes.

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What a Middle-Eastern tree taught me about my disabled son (access required)

One of my greatest fears is trying to push him somewhere he physically can’t go. Like that sports dad yelling from the sidelines, but at a disabled child who literally cannot do what is being asked.

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