WEDNESDAY, AUG. 27, 2008
MONDAY, AUG. 25, 2008
While working on a story about mothers of multiples and a local organization called Miracle Bonus, it occurred to me how most parents have no choice but to learn the art of multi-tasking. It doesn’t really matter how many kids we have or whether or...
TUESDAY, AUG. 19, 2008
Some of you indicated that school is high on your list of important parenting topics, so here’s another education-related blog post…A recent story on ABC news indicated that the average family is expected to spend up to $600 this year on back-to-school supplies and clothes....
SUNDAY, AUG. 17, 2008
Moderator's note: This thread is being re-posted to allow the discussion to continue...Barry Long, a wedding planner for more than three decades, was recently interviewed by the BBC for a story, “Should children be banned from weddings?” He said children are no longer allowed at...
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13, 2008
In their upcoming book, “I Hate School: Why American Kids are Turned Off Learning,” authors Ben Agger and Beth Anne Shelton contend that by the time students reach junior high or high school, they hate school.“Our schools are failing because they are warehouses and work...
MONDAY, AUG. 11, 2008
Moderator's note: This was originally posted in another thread, but I've moved it to start a new discussion topic.How many single parents do we have out there? I mean, truly single - without a boyfriend, girlfriend, or other adult companion to provide that security and...
FRIDAY, AUG. 8, 2008
THURSDAY, AUG. 7, 2008
I’m really not a bossy person. But by looking at the posts on this blog, you might conclude that I tend to dominate conversations. Although I moderate this blog, please know that I would love it if others started posting threads of their own.Is there...
MONDAY, AUG. 4, 2008
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