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Archive: November 11, 2007 - November 17, 2007

Kids Don't Come Cheap

A couple of days ago, many of you discussed issues that keep you up at night. Sarah started it off: I'm kept up at night wishing I could afford to stay at home with my kids instead of working, and still afford a roof over the head, to repay the...

By Stacey Garfinkle | November 16, 2007; 7:15 AM ET | Comments (74)

Driven to Distraction

So far this month, seven teenage drivers and passengers have died in car crashes in Maryland. And the reality is they are part of a worrisome trend that's been going on for years. Motor vehicle crashes are the top killer of teens, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,...

By Stacey Garfinkle | November 15, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (52)

Parents' Issues of the Day

What's on your minds, moms and dads? That's what Parents magazine wanted to know. So, it had Global Strategy Group ask a variety of questions to about 1,000 parents nationwide with children 12 and under in their households. Here are some of the highlights: * Seventy-seven percent of parents do...

By Stacey Garfinkle | November 14, 2007; 7:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

Domestic Discord

As summer began, I took my son for audiological/hearing, functional vision, educational, sociocultural, psychological and speech/language screenings with Child Find. Depending on the exams, the appointments could take anywhere from an hour-and-a-half to half a day. My son appeared to do quite well in some areas, not nearly as well...

By Mike Snyder | November 13, 2007; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)


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