Tag Archives: children

Is the Secret to Autism in “The Gut?”

Some really cool things have been happening in autism research these last few years. Let’s talk about them for Autism Awareness Month! Continue reading

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Undie Chronicles, Volume 23: The Underpants War

Those of you who are new to More Cowbell might have missed The Undie Chronicles. The regular posse here knows: When the Undie-verse speaks, we will always listen. Who’d have ever thought we’d get into the TWENTIES in this series? … Continue reading

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Giving Kids a Healthy Message About Their Bodies

Growing up, all of you received messages about your body, what you put in it, and what you put on it.
Which messages do you look back on with gratitude and which messages tormented you for years? What would you recommend for shaping a healthy body image/attitude in a child? What did you find damaging? Enquiring minds LOVE to know these things over at More Cowbell! Continue reading

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Video Fun: Who’s Your Favorite?

This is the cutest video I’ve seen all week. Not because of the topic, because of this baby. She’s turbo squeezable. What’s your favorite video or link so far this week? (Please DO share down in the comments!) My favorite … Continue reading

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Why “Special Princess Panties” Are Rocking My World

It’s Thoughty Thursday and I can’t think about anything but panties. Why, you ask? We’re potty training at the Hansen House (that’s PT, when we don’t want the kid to catch on to the conversation) and Mommy might die. Seriously, … Continue reading

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Can One Person Make A Difference?

“Dance like no one is watching,  Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like no one is listening,  Live like it’s heaven on earth.” ~William Purkey I’d venture to say that more than half the people reading this are familiar … Continue reading

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A Christmas Conversation That Was Both Naughty AND Nice…

Christmas morning at the Hansen House ROCKED! Last year at this time we were grieving my mother-in-law’s passing and rehabbing a house in one of the rainiest seasons Southern California has ever had. I cannot describe to you the relief … Continue reading

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