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Are We There Yet? archive for July 2006


Tracking kids via cell phone

When I sent out an email to several hundred random addresses in a database kept by The Spokesman-Review, I was looking for local families who are using the new tracking features offered by several cell phone companies. (I didn't find any, by the way.)What I...

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SUNDAY, JULY 23, 2006

Managing the media

Several members of the Parents' Council recently met with Spokesman-Review Editor Steve Smith to talk about how news decisions are made and how they affect kids today.After the meeting, during which Smith explained the newspaper's values that drive news decisions daily, the moms who attended...

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TV in the bedroom

A while ago we had a little TV in our 4-year-old son's room, just for movies as it was not hooked up to cable or anything. We thought this was OK since he would not be watching anything with content we did not approve of....

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MONDAY, JULY 10, 2006

Too many kids?

At the playground today I bravely took my four young boys age 4, 16month old twins and a 4 1/2 month old. While it is a bit of a stuggle to do things with them all being so young I enjoy getting them out. Another...

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breastfeeding untill....?

Now that many women are returning to breastfeeding there have been discussions on the appropriate age to stop breastfeeding ones child. I personally know moms who breastfed, at least part of the time, untill thier child was three or four. Is there a certain age...

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