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Archive: October 28, 2007 - November 3, 2007

The Debate: Contraceptives in Schools

AP Poll of parents: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/11/01/AR2007110100136.html NYT: King school in Maine: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/21/us/21portland.html?_r=1&em&ex=1193112000&en=578ad4cb4adf6179&ei=5087%0A&oref=slogin

By Stacey Garfinkle | November 2, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (66)

Skimpy Skirts or Modest Fairies?

Whew! Another Halloween's come and gone. And the girls' costume wars can begin anew next year. After reading Brigid Schulte's story on preteens trading fairy wands for fishnets, I wondered: Who's going to win the costume battles this year, the girls or the parents? In my neck of the woods,...

By Stacey Garfinkle | November 1, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (31)

Family Planning Gone Too Far?

An election is coming! An election is coming! Shout it from the rooftops. No baby this year. An election is coming! For many election-obsesseddevoted women and men whose jobs revolve around campaigns, having a baby in an election year is too disruptive to their work. So, they plan around it....

By Stacey Garfinkle | October 31, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (35)

Questions Unanswered

By Mike Snyder [Author's note: When I approached Stacey about guest blogging about my son's development, my thought had been to construct a chronological narrative of my experiences. I'd like to continue with the narrative (though I'll try to condense it). It might seem tedious and overwrought for people who've...

By Mike Snyder | October 30, 2007; 7:40 AM ET | Comments (35)

Cough, Cough ... Now What?

It's that time of year again. And no, I don't mean the start of the holidays. The first fall croup episode hit one of the kids in August. Despite the 90+-degree weather outside at the time, the pulmonologist's response: It's fall. Um. REALLY? Yes, he said. "I'm seeing lots of...

By Stacey Garfinkle | October 29, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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