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August 27, 2013
Note from the writer: As a construct of our society, racism in the United States is a hard pill to swallow for those of us raising brown babies. How do we teach out kids to be aware (and stay alive), while encouraging hopes and dreams for a better world? In 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech, much as changed. But like many moms, I still struggle with the balance of preaching tolerance and love for all, while demanding a more just society. -Vanessa Bell, De Su Mama This blog post originally appeared in SpanglishBaby . I have this way of dealing with things that are really really...
December 6, 2012
Ever wonder why the mashed potatoes you eat at home don’t taste the same as those you eat anywhere else? We have a few food traditions over here that I haven’t told you about. Your Momma loves to sneak veggies into so much of what you eat. So, this would be why your mashed potatoes taste kinda different… Cauliflower! It’s a Cauliflower Potato Mash! Mashed potatoes are notoriously unhealthy; packed with butter and cream, traditional recipes lack the nutritional content that would justify eating so many carb-laden potatoes. Start a new food tradition with your kids by adding cauliflower to the...