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I shielded infant Henry from the wall-to-wall TV screens at Recovery Grill as if they would blast into his brain and rot it on impact. I'd nervously twitch when my parents wanted to FaceTime. The American Association for Pediatrics says on their website, “Television and other...

This was written as a Family Time article for The Chronicle, but I decided to withdraw it before it was published. I'll share it with you here, though. * * * I don't really know what to say when my 18-month-old son Henry points to the scars...

Tomorrow I turn 31. I just feel so tired lately. It could be because I haven't been eating right. It's hard to find time, and I've been picky lately. Skipping meals. It's no good, because then I just feel drained, like I ran out of gas....

Tonight, rocking Henry after he had fallen asleep, the vague realization of the smell of Henry's sunblock sent me reeling. Before I knew it I was crying and holding him so tight. Today was a typical Very Busy Day in that there were a lot of...