To piggyback on Cindy’s last post about the recent study on how husbands make more work for their wives, here’s a New York Times article that discusses how some parents try to divide the responsibilities 50-50.In “When Mom and Dad Share It All,” reporter Lisa...
THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2008
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2008
In this story first published earlier this year in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, families talk about the effects of skyrocketing food and gas prices on their budgets.“Living in troubled times is giving teens a hard-knocks lesson in economics. Some kids in middle-income and working-class families...
SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2008
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SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 2008
When my oldest child was nine months old, we got on a plane and traveled to Mexico. Despite the fact that my husband and I both served in the Peace Corps and consider ourselves fairly seasoned travelers, that vacation with our baby was the roughest...
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2008
I'm interested in finding out what kinds of games kids and families play in cars today... If any?Are they just plugged into their Ipods - or do some families still count cows?Collect license plates from outta state?Look for funny road names? Do people actually stop...
MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2008
While doing some research on peer mediation for a story I wrote in Monday’s newspaper, I sought help from "Teaching Tolerance," a website and project of the civil rights champion, the Southern Poverty Law Center.In the parents’ section, writer Dana Williams wrote a column that...
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