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Archive: September 9, 2007 - September 15, 2007

Ode to All Sleepless Parents

Today is Rosh Hashanah, a celebration of the Jewish New Year. As such, I'm staying off the computer. For those of you laboring at work, take some time to get a good laugh and shed a few tears at this "Pachelbel-inspired ditty" found on YouTube: Recalls Update: For some, the...

By Stacey Garfinkle | September 13, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (16)

Do Kids See Black, White, Brown, Etc.?

A mom and her daughter were obviously shopping for the little girl friends. They came across the Bratz Dolls. The only ones left were the Black or maybe it was the brown one. The little girl told the mom that she didn't want to buy that one because it...

By Stacey Garfinkle | September 12, 2007; 8:30 AM ET | Comments (81)


THE LOOK. I remember it well (and somewhat fondly now that I use it on my own kids). In fact, it's family lore. My mother could give us THE LOOK -- really more like a glare -- and we'd obey. THE LOOK was quite convenient in public where all the...

By Stacey Garfinkle | September 11, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (123)

'Breast-Feeding Is Obscene'

Thirty-nine states currently have laws that specifically allow women to breast-feed in any public or private location. Apparently, that doesn't apply to nursing over the Internet. Australia's Sydney Morning Herald last week reported a story on Facebook's anti-breast-feeding stance. The social networking site that recently opened its doors to grown-ups...

By Stacey Garfinkle | September 10, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (126)


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