Back in the Day… We Drank from Sinks, Fountains, and Garden Hoses

There wasn’t bottled water around when I was growing up. Actually, there was, but it wasn’t for us regular folk. Back in the day, buying bottled water was a luxury that might have been compared to buying and breathing a bottle of air. Only the upper crust of society drank their water out of manufactured... Continue Reading →

Back in the Day… We Didn’t Have Childproofing

I’m not against a certain amount of baby and childproofing. My husband and I engaged in the process, which was gaining in popularity when our daughter was born. That child is now a twenty-something and through the years I’ve seen childproofing progress to a cult-like ritual. Today, most new parents have childproofing down to a... Continue Reading →

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