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Are We There Yet? archive for April 2010

MONDAY, APRIL 26, 2010

Mentors in our community

The obituary caught my eye just as we headed out the door last week for America's Kids Run. Frank Edward Petek, 59, was the guy at the starting line of the annual event who would share a joke, give kids a high five or calm...

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SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 2010

Friends without kids

These days, my social life revolves around my children and their activities. The people I spend the most time with end up being other parents -- usually mothers -- who have preschoolers and kids in kindergarten or the first grade. It wasn't always this way,...

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SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2010

More family time

Despite all our worries about working too much and not spending enough time with our children, a recent study now reports that the opposite is true: Families are actually spending more time together."The Rug Rat Race," a report based on the research of husband-and-wife economists...

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Ending the Cycle of Abuse

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. In addition to raising awareness about this global problem that affects millions of children, it's also a time to reflect on our own actions as parents -- especially if we grew up in dysfunctional households.Abuse isn't just physical...

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