Is anyone getting enough? Not if you’re the parent of young children, it seems.I have a friend who has a teething 10-month-old. She’s not sleeping much these days. Neither is another friend, whose 4-year-old daughter wakes up at night wanting to crawl into bed with...
FRIDAY, FEB. 29, 2008
TUESDAY, FEB. 26, 2008
Can you imagine being away from home, sitting at a computer and watching your children being treated this way? It was appalling to see these infants being tossed around like they were stuffed animals. Then you can only wonder what happened during the six weeks...
SUNDAY, FEB. 24, 2008
This is obviously a case of bad parenting: “A Central Florida mother of four boys was arrested on Tuesday after telling authorities that she went ‘on strike’ more than a month ago, leaving the teens home alone for hours every day because they would constantly...
THURSDAY, FEB. 21, 2008
MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2008
FRIDAY, FEB. 15, 2008
Although school administrators deny being “Net Nannies,” the stuff on these pages occasionally make their way back to school, according to an article in today’s Spokesman-Review.I know a few parents who have MySpace and Facebook accounts just to help keep track of their kids’ activities....
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13, 2008
What: Certified volunteers for the Spokane County Child Passenger Safety Team will check child car seats to ensure they are properly installed.Where: Spokane Regional Health District, 1101 W. CollegeWhen: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16th.
MONDAY, FEB. 11, 2008
The Spokane Parks Department is making plans for new splash pads in neighborhood parks. Now, the folks in charge want to hear from our kids.The process certainly won’t be anything like the caucuses this weekend, but at least it’s a chance for our children to...
FRIDAY, FEB. 8, 2008
I hope this subject isn't too personal, but with Valentine's Day less than a week away I couldn't help but wonder about everyone else's love life.Since our second child was born less than two yeas ago, I get so busy with the kids that I...
MONDAY, FEB. 4, 2008
Two stories in the news today highlighted how our children potentially can be exposed to toxins just by the foods we eat and the products we use around the home.“Harmful pesticides found in everyday food products" discusses a recent study that showed how kids eating...
SUNDAY, FEB. 3, 2008
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