Living Well

The birds and the bees of butterflies: We got our six-year-old a butterfly habitat for her birthday. Essentially, it’s
How to deal with disappointment: I know that one of my jobs as a parent is to
Gem’s Gems 2014 Wrapup: My kid says some funny stuff, and every year I post a

Creating a Living

Listen to Your Mother: I’m supposed to be on vacation right now. Actually, I AM on
Vera Beautified Me for Get Hitched Give Hope: I was getting ready for Get Hitched Give Hope, an amazing, annual
Recipe: Koobideh – Persian Ground Lamb Kebabs: While my husband was in grad school studying Persian literature, I started

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Lisa Bonchek Adams It has been almost exactly 5 years since my world was turned upside down with the words “It’s cancer.”
Listen to Your Mother I’m supposed to be on vacation right now. Actually, I AM on vacation right now, hidden away on a
Here’s to the moms To the mom who brings her child her own cup cake to a kid’s birthday party, I know you
Traveling to Alaska I’m thinking about going to Alaska. Next week. Who goes to Alaska in February? This is the time of year
Comparing Pain She wanted to talk to me about cancer, but she hesitated. She was worried because she thought her cancer
Genuine Smiles I have the hardest time getting good shots of my daughter these days. When she sees me coming with
The Haircut My girl got a haircut. Those beautiful, long, golden locks were cut and donated. She is so proud.
The White House at Night I just returned from a quick, four-day trip to Washington D.C. for ProjectLEAD with the National Breast Cancer Coalition.
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Cancer

Lisa Bonchek Adams It has been almost exactly 5 years since my world was turned upside down with the words “It’s cancer.” In those years, there have been many things that sustained
How to deal with disappointment I know that one of my jobs as a parent is to teach her how to deal with disappointment – but not like this; this isn’t what I had
Comparing Pain She wanted to talk to me about cancer, but she hesitated. She was worried because she thought her cancer wasn’t as bad as mine. When I finally realized the

Food

While my husband was in grad school studying Persian
Ginger adds a warm, earthy, autumn kick to this
When I stepped off the elevator into the Allrecipes