Are We There Yet? archive for June 2009

TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2009

Is it a boy or girl?

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SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2009

The “Marriage Go-Round”

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2009

Boomerang kids

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MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2009

Maternity and paternity leave

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2009

Birthday party advice

A recent story I wrote about art parties for birthdays prompted a reader named Annie to send me an e-mail this week. She thinks there's way too much pressure out there for parents. So she advises moms like me to chill out and not worry...

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MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2009

The Sandwich Generation

As more couples wait a few years before having children, some are finding themselves caught between raising their own kids and caring for aging parents. These adults are among the 10 to 16 million Americans who belong to the Sandwich Generation – people in their...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2009

Closet Tip Needed 

Need help from you do-it-yourselfers. We have a laundryoom closet that needs some sort of cover. We did not reinstall the bi-fold doors becuase it would have required drilling holes in our new tiled floor. One option is a curtain rod. Have any other ideas?

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Boys and Aggression 

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TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2009

Summer Reading 

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SUNDAY, JUNE 7, 2009

Teens and drug use

According to 2007 statistics from the Centers for Disease Control, nearly half of all teens drink alcohol. The same report noted that 26 percent of high school students binge drink and that 11 percent reported driving a car or other vehicle during the past 30...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2009

How much activity is too much for the kids and family? 

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MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2009

Dads: “A bridge between the mother’s body and the rest of the world”

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