Archive for December, 2011

Having Chai by the Fire

I couldn’t resist sharing this wonderful story with you as it is an example of how children learn through their experiences.  My guest writer for this particular article is my wonderful son Hunter who is just turning 10 this December.  He wrote this paper at school as part of a writing assignment.

At times he must think I am the most sadistic mom in the world as I nudge him towards making healthy choices in his life and explain to him the consequences of bad decisions.  I’m sure there are many times that he would want to trade his organic apple (or his mother) with some kid who is noshing on a cream filled cupcake, but what kid wouldn’t. (more…)

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