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Archive: July 1, 2007 - July 7, 2007

The Debate: Teen Drinking

Whether we parents like it or not, many teens drink alcohol before they reach the legal drinking age. According to the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration, 51 percent of those aged 18 to 20 were "current" alcohol users in 2005. A look at those younger than 18 shows...

By Stacey Garfinkle | July 6, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Do They Know Who Mom Is?

In last week's Trust Your Instincts blog, we had an interesting -- though overly nasty at times -- discussion. Here's a flavor of some comments: Anonymous: Seriously- at camp 9 hours a day not including drive time? It's a wonder your child even knows who you are. So sad... :(...

By Stacey Garfinkle | July 3, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (120)

Do You Love Your Kids the Same?

My kids are different -- I happily admit that. One is an engineer in the making. He's all about building based on directions, and math, math, math. The kid did tangrams at age 3 and 500 piece puzzles at age 4. The other is a more creative, verbal and touchy-feely...

By Stacey Garfinkle | July 2, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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