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Archive: June 3, 2007 - June 9, 2007

Individual Peculiarities

A couple of days ago, several commenters responded to a detail about my child warming his milk in the microwave with "What 5-year-old drinks warm milk anyway?" So, I thought we'd have some fun today with food and other small habits our kids develop. For instance, my 5-year-old will only...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 8, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (49)

A Little of This, A Little of That

Lots of small stories recently that are worth a mention: Rethink Those Baby Swim Lessons Indoor pools could be hazardous to your baby's lungs. That's the latest from a study released in the June issue of Pediatrics. A study in Europe found that regular exposure to the chlorinated air at...

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

Single Parenting Ups and Downs

I've been a single parent for four days. Thankfully, my spouse returns from his out-of-town work trip today -- and not a moment too soon. I could use some much needed sleep. As far as I'm concerned, single parents must have an extra patience gene. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, playing,...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 5, 2007; 6:30 AM ET | Comments (98)

How Teens Shop

Today, The Washington Post and washingtonpost.com publish an exhaustive look at teens in one of their natural habitats -- the mall. The stories, videos, photo galleries and unique interactive map are both enlightening and heartening. Here's what I learned from these 61 teenagers (60 of whom are girls): Teens are...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 4, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (12)

 

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