Are We There Yet? archive for July 2009

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009

Having a baby later in life 

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TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2009

SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2009

Squabbling siblings

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,...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2009

Free babysitting?

Need a break from the kids? If you lived in the Seattle area, you could head over to Ikea. According to this New York Times’ story, “A Cheap Date, With Child Care by Ikea,” a growing number of moms and dads are taking advantage of...

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MONDAY, JULY 20, 2009

Trusting your own parenting instinct 

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...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009

Saving for college 

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...

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TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009

Wombs for rent

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009

Is the war taking a toll on kids?

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SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2009

Waiting to have kids

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