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What Do You Eat When You Feel Like Crap?

Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. This week I want to know how you feed yourself when you’re sick, hungover, or just have a general feeling of malaise.Read more… Continue Reading at

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Bring Your Own Toys to the Pediatrician’s Office

It’s winter, the season of the never-ending cough. Every December, my kids get some kind of phlegmy hack that peaks after a few days and then gets … mostly better, except at night, when the hackathon reasserts itself. Eventually I get tired of this and head to the pediatrician.Read more… Continue Reading at

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These Stickers Tell You If Your Kid Has a Fever So You Don’t Have to Wake Them 

There have been several times when my husband and I have hovered over my four-in-year daughter while she was asleep, touching her forehead in confusion. “Does she feel hot? I think she feels hot.” “No, she’s probably just warm from all the blankets.” “No, feel her—she’s really warm. Should we wake her up and take […]

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