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Aunt Kathryn and the newly pronounced uncle, Jon.

Aunt Kathryn’s Wedding

I can’t resist sharing these photos from my sister Kathryn’s beautiful wedding last Saturday at Sunnyside Conservatory in San Francisco. It was a perfect day in every way. Sweet William and Darling Fergus happily welcome Uncle Jon into our family.    

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BPA in Infant Formula

Please sign here to join MomsRising in demanding that the FDA ban BPA from infant formula packaging. More than 200 scientific studies link BPA exposure to breast cancer, prostate cancer, birth defects, diabetes, obesity, and other health issues. Infants are at particular risk because their brains and organs are still developing. BPA leaches from packaging […]

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Welcome to the new My Sweet William (and Happy Birthday William!)

Coinciding with Sweet William’s second birthday, I have expanded and redesigned My Sweet William. In addition to product reviews and news reports, the site now features links to information resources, shopping, special interest organizations, and opportunities to get involved with environmental health campaigns. My Sweet William is my gift to William, Fergus, and every child, […]

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Keeping Cool

Only four days left in New Orleans before we depart for Wisconsin, where Sweet William and Fergus will see their Uncle Patrick receive his PhD in Forestry. We’re proud of him and glad we have a family member who can teach the boys about trees and wildlife. In the meantime, we’re doing our best to […]

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Baby Bunnies

Fergus and Sweet William wish you a Happy Easter!  

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Sweet William Says “Ick”

Mama and Sweet William are taking a personal day to recover from colds and an ear infection. William calls this “ick.” In the meanwhile, we thought you might like these snapshots from the past few months.          

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The Clean Air Controversy

Moms Rising, Mocha Moms, and Moms Clean Air Force are hosting an Internet radio discussion with Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, about air quality and asthma. Click here to register a question or comment for Lisa Jackson. Click here to learn how to tune in. INTERNET RADIO PROGRAM: Mom to Mom – […]

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Bye-Bye Bakelite

I have a modest and sentimental collection of vintage Bakelite bracelets. I began acquiring them when my husband gave me a pair for my birthday. They are wonderfully cheerful. I mixed and matched and wore them almost every day. When I was buying the bracelets, I learned a trick to tell whether they were real […]

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