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Are We There Yet? archive for Dec. 2007

SUNDAY, DEC. 30, 2007

Sun., Dec. 30, 2007, 1:35 a.m.

Talking about adoption

I'd like to hear some advice from this group... I was adopted when i was an infant. I tracked down my biological parents about 10 years ago (biological father was already deceased, biological mother claims it was her friend and not her even tho all...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26, 2007

Wed., Dec. 26, 2007, 1:36 p.m.

The Day After

I've got that post-Christmas- kids are home for another week- what I am going to do- desperate look in my eyes.Too much sugar, too little sleep and too many electronic gizmos can make for some grumpy kids AND parents.So far, I've sent them out to...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 18, 2007

Tue., Dec. 18, 2007, 4:26 p.m.

Last-minute Christmas checklist

Parents: I need your help.I'd like to write a story for Christmas Eve that's essentially a last-minute checklist for parents to make sure Christmas runs smoothly. What are the little things you always forget and wind up sending your husband to the convenience store for...

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MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2007

Mon., Dec. 10, 2007, 2:55 p.m.

Car-seat conundrum

A reader wrote the following in reaction to our story on Friday about improperly adjusted car restraints for children:After reading your article titled "Study: most parents securing kids but doing it wrong." I attempted to find a local public agency which offered car seat inspections...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 2007

Thu., Dec. 6, 2007, 9:46 a.m.

Need Gift Buying Advice

Christmas is so much fun-getting into the spirit with decorations, buying presents for the kids. One thing that I have problems with each year is the gifts that I feel compelled to buy for my husband’s family. I give a photo calendar to my parents...

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MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2007

Mon., Dec. 3, 2007, 4:27 p.m.

Delaying parenthood

I've come across some news reports that more women are freezing their (unfertilized) eggs for use later in life, when they are "done" with their career.This apparently corresponds with a trend showing that for the first time ever, more American women are unmarried than married.One...

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SATURDAY, DEC. 1, 2007

Sat., Dec. 1, 2007, 8:23 p.m.

Keeping the gift count..

How do you decided how much to buy your kids for the holidays? Is it a set dollar amount or a set amount on the number of gifts? With 4 boys we give them 2 gifts each plus they get thier stocking from Santa. I...

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