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Are We There Yet? archive for Nov. 2006

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 29, 2006

MONDAY, NOV. 27, 2006

Children and Skiing Alone

My husband takes our seven-year-old child downhill skiing at a local ski resort and lets him ski down runs alone . . . I'm not a skiier and I've not been there to make a judgment call but even though he's a pretty good skiier...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 21, 2006

Moms rising

I belong to a Web-based group called "Danish mothers overseas" which connects Danish moms all over the world. Today, someone in the Danish forum recommended this site: Here are a few quotes from the site - check it out and let me know what...

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MONDAY, NOV. 20, 2006

Moms with tattoos

OK - So the article in the Monday paper about mommies having tattoos made me laugh! I, too, am one of those moms not with one tattoo, but three of them! Of course mine usually can not be seen unless I am in a bathing...

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Amazing history race in Spokane

Just a heads up that the city of Spokane is celebrating its 125th anniversary starting this week.On Saturday, Nov. 25, from noon to 4 p.m. the city will put on "an amazing race through Spokane history."Start at City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., any...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 16, 2006


In today's mailbag is a note from a woman who puts on etiquette classes for children.She writes that, "my focus for now is children and youth. I chose this profession out of concern for the decline of respect, honor andkindness in our nations youth."Ouch.My personal...

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MONDAY, NOV. 13, 2006

The world is my oyster ... right?

At our meeting Saturday morning, someone brought up the subject of the sense of entitlement that many children seem to have these days. I shared a conversation I had with a college professor the day before about some of the more outrageous examples of spoiled...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 10, 2006

Meeting details for Saturday morning

The parents' council meeting on Saturday, Nov. 11 will begin at 10 a.m. and run no longer than noon.The meeting is held at The Spokesman-Review, 999 West Riverside Avenue (on the corner of Riverside and Monroe street) in the Masthead Suite on the 7th floor.You...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 9, 2006

Boys versus girls

O.k. so maybe I am a bit biased...I prefer raising boys to girls...not that I do not like girls...after all I was one! It seems that in many ways boys are easier..let's face it boys/men are less complicated than the female mind. When a male...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 7, 2006

MONDAY, NOV. 6, 2006

Parents' Council Meeting

The next meeting of the Parents Council will be on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. roughly to noon.The meeting will be held at The Spokesman-Review building, downtown, in the Masthead Suite.Please RSVP no later than Wednesday to Pia K. Hansen at (509)459-5427 or via...

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