The Cure for a Case of the Bah Humbugs

I must admit that I occasionally come down with a case of the “bah humbugs” this time of year. The etiology seems to be multi-factorial. Distance from both sides of our extended family and commercialization of the holiday season both contribute. Reading the news doesn’t help. This year, I’m particularly struck by the fact that for most of the kids I take care of the holiday season is actually a pretty difficult time of year. Whatever the cause, there are times that I just haven’t been feelin’ that holiday spirit.

Luckily, I have found a sure fire cure for this malaise. Continue reading

Happy Holidays from My Two Hats

I want to take a moment to wish all of my readers Happy Holidays! I truly appreciate your readership and thoughtful comments this year. I’ll be back soon with new posts on taking action to prevent gun violence, a two part series on kids and music, tips for eczema, and other various and sundry topics on child health.

My best wishes for safe travels and relaxing time with family and friends over the next week. Here are a few posts that may be useful during this time. Continue reading