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Archive: April 8, 2007 - April 14, 2007

Your Parenting Style?

Over the couple months this blog has been running, some comments have opened my eyes to different parenting styles. A few that come to mind: Bernardo, April 12: I'm in charge in my house, Gasp! Little kids don't decide where they sleep or with whom. Since an adult makes the...

By Stacey Garfinkle | April 13, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

One Room or Two?

About 2 a.m. the other night, after oldest son came in whining for milk, followed by younger son whining for the same, I started to wonder if our decision to have our boys share a bedroom was a smart move. We have enough room for each to have their own...

By Stacey Garfinkle | April 12, 2007; 7:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Mothers and Daughters

Apparently, all those times my mother called my hair "a mop," it was out of love. And all the times she told me I was fat -- even though I was a competitive swimmer going to practice for four to seven hours per day -- that, too, was love. That's...

By Stacey Garfinkle | April 10, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Holy Terror, What's With That Kid?

Picture this: You've got a friend with kids close in age to yours. You really like spending time with the friend and your older children get along well and like playing together. However, her younger preschooler is a terror. He hits your younger child, who, while older, is not nearly...

By Stacey Garfinkle | April 9, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (47)

 

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