Can Science Bring Back Cupcakes?*

Can Science Bring Back Cupcakes?*

At this moment in history, many of us are appreciating just how fast scientific research can advance when experts join together to save lives. I didn’t need the COVID-19 crisis, however, to notice this power. For the last few years, I’ve had the privilege of being...
Silence of the Turkeys

Silence of the Turkeys

Earlier this week I slaughtered hand-print turkeys, by the dozens. With them went a host of foot-print angels, Rorschach-blot finger paintings, and would-be Jackson Pollocks created by three children over years of early childhood education. I have tempera on my hands and a lust for papier-mâché.

Iron Gap*

Iron Gap*

Iron deficiency is surprisingly common in infants and toddlers, even those who seem well-nourished. Parents can make smart dietary choices to reduce the risks to their children.

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