WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009
TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2009
SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2009
Spokesman-Review reporter Becky Nappi’s Sunday story, “The power of siblings,” shows us how our brothers and sisters not only provide us with company especially in the early years; but they also keep us healthy and sharp as we get older. Becky focused on three families,...
WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2009
MONDAY, JULY 20, 2009
As a mom of young kids, I often look to other parents for advice.By seeking their wisdom through experience, I’ve learned more about childbirth, breastfeeding and other issues that I never even thought about before having kids. One mom has inspired me to cook more...
WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009
Parents who want to help pay for their children’s college tuition are often advised to start saving right away – even if their kid is still in diapers. During the 2008-2009 academic year, the average tuition (not including room and board and other expenses) at...
TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009
Women from the United States, Great Britain and other parts of the world are now going to India to have babies. In this article published earlier this year in Marie Claire, reporter Abigail Haworth tells us the story of the Akanksha Infertility Clinic, located in...
WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009
A growing number of children of U.S. military troops are seeking mental health care, according to “Military kids seek more care,” an Associated Press story published in today’s Spokesman-Review. Here are some statistics from the article:From 2007 to 2008, some 20 percent more children of...
SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2009
During the Great Depression, the U.S. fertility declined from about 3.5 to 2.3, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control. The same thing happened in the 1970s as Americans struggled with a recession and oil crisis. With the current economic downturn, some couples...
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