Well, David has struck again. the gadget hoarder. A couple of weeks ago he stole a cell phone from his aunt. We took it away. he stole it again. We took it away. We hid it in a room behind a locked door. and he got it again. (went into the room when said occupant was sleeping.. Today I caught him right under my nose using his brother’s tablet computer. No idea how he took it away from the place in my desk where it was stored without me knowing about it, but he did. Oh, and he took my stash of gum. ate all of it in one 4 hour period. I am not blind, so how did I now notice this? Tweet #fighting4answrs
As my eldest daughter’s high school career draws to a close, I find myself remembering the last 18 years. From finding out I was going to be a father, to learning that her mother was moving them to another state, and then the day she told me that she wanted to live with my wife and I. So many jubilant moments, so many tears. I admit, when her mother first told me that she was pregnant, I was scared. Aloof, but scared. Heck, I was just a kid myself. Almost nine months later, she was born 6 weeks early. She was so tiny, it was, to me, a miracle. When we brought her home, she slept in a cothes basket next to the bed. I filed custody papers with the court before she was 6 months old. Mom and her promptly disappeared. I dropped the custody suit so that I
That’s according to a new study done at Cornell University. Researchers there found that “increased maternal intake of the nutrient choline could decrease their children’s chances of developing hypertension and diabetes later in life.” Choline is chemically kind of like a B-Vitamin but isn’t one officially. Our bodies make small amounts of choline, but in order to have enough, most people need to get some in your diet. Choline is found in meats and seafood (especially the livers), broccoli, eggs, cauliflower, soy, flax seed, pistachios, and chocolate (even chocolate cake). Here’s the complete press release from Cornell. Pioneering study shows prenatal choline may ‘program’ healthier babies ITHACA, N.Y. – Pregnant women may have added incentive to bulk up on broccoli and eggs now that a Cornell University study has found increased maternal intake of the nutrient choline could decrease their children’s chances of developing hypertension and diabetes later in life.