Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Saturday, December 14, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 33° Cloudy

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: parents council


In-vitro birth at 60 sparks hot debate

When 60-year-old Frieda Birnbaum gave birth to twins in May, it made headlines all over the nation, and sparked a flurry of posts on the Parents Council blog. Debate waged …


Girls often bully without throwing punch

When I was in the sixth grade, the hip girls would come around and pull on a group of girl’s bra straps to see if they were wearing one. I …


DAILY DILEMMA

After spring break, most families begin counting down the days until school’s out for summer. But parents of 5-year-olds are already thinking about September, deciding whether or not to enroll …


Deck stacked in obesity fight

Excerpts from the Parents Council blog this week: Should schools help fight obesity? “We are all so shocked that our nation’s children are obese? Then we close our free neighborhood …


It’s just good manners: Send a thank-you note

Recently, our 10-year-old son gave a birthday gift to a friend at school. By the end of the day, his friend had written a full-page thank-you note. It was impressive …


Mothers bathed in guilt

As a freelance writer and contributor to the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, I receive story requests each month. The sample chapter titles for the upcoming Chicken Soup for …