Welcome our newest guest contributor, Alice Bumgarner, who is the coordinator and founder of the George Watts Montessori edible garden. George Watts is a elementary Montessori school near downtown Durham. Mom of two, Alice also develops the accompanying curriculum for this garden, which is actually three – a fruit garden and arbor, a courtyard full [...]
How to raise healthy children in an age of toxicity? Beanie Baby’s Zomppa debut! Join the movement at Healthy Child Healthy World, a great website with lots of information and resources. Watch this Wake-Up Story and sign up! A Wake-Up Story from Healthy Child Healthy World on Vimeo.
Now that Thanksgiving is over and I’m at least 8 pounds heavier, it’s time to…keep eating. One of the best parts of the holidays is the mornings after…and the hearty breakfasts that will last you through the morning without stuffing you like the turkey did. The mornings after the football games (did you see the [...]
Sunday was a truly an amazing day! I took my mother and my boys who are three and a half years apart (ages 4 years, 10months and 14 months) to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Our visit to this wonderful establishment was fantastic on so many levels and brought about so many first experiences. First, [...]
I hope those of you who celebrated the July 4 Independence Day holiday had a great one! There is still one more day to this fabulous long weekend. If many of you are like me, I love holidays! It’s a time to catch up with my children, reconnect with my husband, check-in with extended family [...]
For those of you who have been following, you may realize that we at Zomppa are hoping to transform the way we relate and *meet* food – anybody know someone willing to donate a bus? I’m not joking…. …in any case, as part of this goal, I have been learning as much as I can [...]
I cook white rice for my boys and they love it! There, I said it. Now what? As a mom, many times I find myself reflecting on the grandiose nature of my responsibility – Wow, the fate of this little person completely rest on: the values that I teach him, my commitment to reading to [...]