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Archive: September 30, 2007 - October 6, 2007

I Know I'm Forgetting Something ...

Rushing here. Rushing there. Work. Grocery store. Make dinner. Soccer. Swimming. E-mail's to answer. Relative's 70th birthday to plan. Our day for school snacks. Our calendar's one big, black ink spot, and that's with only two kids. But managing to know who's in school and who's out on any particular...

By Stacey Garfinkle | October 5, 2007; 7:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Eat Fish. It's Good For You

By Stacey Garfinkle | October 4, 2007; 8:50 AM ET | Comments (26)

Health Insurance for Children

As expected, President Bush vetoed the $35 billion expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) that the House and Senate approved last week. "The current bill goes too far toward federalizing health care and turns a program meant to help low-income children into one that covers children in...

By Stacey Garfinkle | October 3, 2007; 10:39 AM ET | Comments (68)

Goodbye Pre-Boarding

Starting today, Southwest Airlines will no longer pre-board families. The change is part of a larger restructuring of the airline's "cattle call" boarding process. Here's the exact wording from Southwest's Web site: Beginning October 2, 2007, an adult traveling with a child four years old or younger will board between...

By Stacey Garfinkle | October 2, 2007; 8:00 AM ET | Comments (61)

Shoe Fits

Give my five-year-old a new pair of shoes, and like most kids I know, they'll be trashed within a couple of months. And the latest separation of sole and shoe, along with the lack of tread, forced the issue this weekend. So, off to Stride Rite we went. But here's...

By Stacey Garfinkle | October 1, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)


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