The news that atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide, the most important global warming gas, have hit 400 parts per million for the first time in millions of years increases the pressure on President Obama to deliver on his pledges to limit this country’s greenhouse gas emissions.
I didn't expect to rock out, much less to rap, at the Multi-State Nutrition Assistants Conference this week.
Yet rap and rock out we did, plus share new ways to help children and their families stay healthy. Here are the top tips I brought home:
Focus on having fun and great results now. Jill Jayne, who calls herself the "world's only Rockstar Nutritionist," urged us to immediate benefits. Kids (and adults) start to
It's taken me eighteen months to be able to write about my beloved mother-in-law since she passed away at 92. I think about her every day, especially during the flurry of family birthdays in early May which lead up to and sometimes land on Mothers' Day.
New Making a Difference series
Mother is the perfect person to kick off the new series of Cook for Good profiles on people and organizations who make a difference. Please contact me to nominate someone or some group for a future Making a Difference profile. Feel free to share your own story.
Through the power of home cooking, Catherine Watson brought people together, helped them become happy and healthy, and made the world a better place. Most of all, she showed us we were loved and gave us a chance to show our love for each other, week after week.
Mother told me once that she felt that the gift she'd been given to share with others during her time on Earth was the gift of hospitality. She didn't mean "whoo-hoo, look at me, I throw such great parties!" She was referring to decades of bringing people together for ...
I felt energized and inspired at the Conscious Capitalism conference earlier this month, but what the organizers really wanted was change. And not change later, someday, but change on Monday. How, we were asked, was Monday going to be different because of what we'd learned?
The answer is more personal than I'd expected
I thought the sessions would focus on creating what John Mackey calls win6: seeking winning situations for all the stakeholders in a business: the business itself, investors, customers, team members, suppliers, and the community and environment. Yet the conference focused largely on making it a win7 situation, with the unmentioned winner being ...
Wildly Good Cooks save money, eat fabulous food, and help save the planet, even on a rock-bottom food budget. Celebrate Earth Day by adopting some of their habits. You'll find it makes eating green easy as well as delicious!
- Buy organic. It which outperforms conventional farming during droughts, builds the soil instead of exhausting it, and uses 45% less energy. See how ...