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I get freaked out about branded products with chemicals and additives. I realize they're formulated to do a good job, but I saw one too many articles on Facebook about potential carcinogens and rolled up my sleeves to make my own deodorant and toothpaste from...

It's 9:32 a.m. and in the rearview mirror on the way back from dropping Henry at daycare I'm eyeballing the tumbleweed on my head that is supposed to be a ponytail. Can I swing a third day without a shower? Will my 11 a.m. client forgive...

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...