"The Boke of Chyldren": 6 centuries-old lessons for modern parents

"The Boke of Chyldren": 6 centuries-old lessons for modern parents

The first milk production recipe includes parsnip and fennel in chicken broth. Women who couldn't find the fresh produce necessary for that recipe could make a broth with mint, cinnamon, and mace. And if none of those spices were available, women could always turn to a beef tongue broth with dried and powdered earthworms. 

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The art of the lunch note

The art of the lunch note

I've seen the charge that the lunch note is a symptom of helicopter parenting, of parents not being able to let their kids be even for a few hours a day. But good lunch notes aren't a way to tell kids to do better in math, or make them feel better that they're trying really hard at math. They're physical evidence of an ongoing conversation. 

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