Are We There Yet? archive for Sept. 2009

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2009

Babysitting co-op

Around our neighborhood, it takes a village to get our children to and from school. Because some parents have to be at work before the school day begins, some kids stay with other families until the school bus picks them up. After school, some children...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 28, 2009

FRIDAY, SEPT. 25, 2009

Fear-based Parenting 

So. It's my son's 10th birthday and he's having his first sleepover.Except. One of his friends has never been allowed to spend the night away from home. That's cool. Not all kids are ready for sleepovers at 10. But he so wanted to stay.Yet this...

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23, 2009

Talking to kids about race 

HolaWe’re an interracial family but since our kids are so little, we have never had an in-depth conversation about race. And to be honest, I really wouldn’t know where to start. But the topic has come up. While drawing and coloring one day, my son,...

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 20, 2009

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16, 2009

SUNDAY, SEPT. 13, 2009

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 9, 2009

MONDAY, SEPT. 7, 2009

Life after kids

I’m not really sure what I did before having children. I know I had lots of fun and did a bit of traveling, but looking back, it’s not clear to me anymore what I did with all my free time. I know I read a...

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2009

Sleep training 

Sleep remains elusive at my house. My kids are 3 and 5 and even though they start off in their own beds each night, they often end up with mom and dad (or with mom, and dad having to move to one of their beds)...

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