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Archive: June 24, 2007 - June 30, 2007

Veggie Booty Recalled and More on Thomas

It's time to pull the Veggie Booty bags from the cabinet: The Food and Drug Administration posted a recall notice for the popular kids snack yesterday, citing it as a cause of "a multi-state outbreak of salmonellosis, with cases occurring as far back as early March." According to Veggie Booty's...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 29, 2007; 10:06 AM ET | Comments (0)

Where Charity Begins

This week, The Washington Post launched a package called Worlds United about 11 teenage girls who are spending part of their summer in South Africa teaching girls in a poor town how to play soccer. The girls also will take HIV/AIDs classes with the girls in the town, Port Elizabeth....

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 28, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Trust Your Instincts

Weeks after having son number 1, a nurse hosting a group of new moms gave us a piece of advice that has stuck with me since: You are your child's main advocate. If you're ever uncomfortable about something involving your baby, trust your instincts and say something. Through the years,...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 25, 2007; 9:53 PM ET | Comments (39)

Let Kids Be Kids

There's been a movement underfoot recently telling parents to let kids be kids. "Parents need to let kids out from 'house arrest'," wrote the San Francisco Chronicle in a story this past weekend. That followed articles in The Post ("Getting Lost in the Great Indoors") and Slate ("The Paradox of...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 25, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (36)


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