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Archive: December 30, 2007 - January 5, 2008

Sibling Love and War

Before son No. 2 was born, husband and I spent a great deal of time planning to help his older brother welcome the new addition to the family. We talked with him about babies. We combed the library for sibling arrival books, eventually settling on and loving "Talk, Baby" by...

By Stacey Garfinkle | January 4, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (21)

Reality Check: The Fat Won't Just Disappear

We've talked about the issue before: A significant percentage of children in the United States -- 35 percent according to national figures -- are obese. But who would have thought that their parents don't know it? That's the crux of research out of the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's...

By Stacey Garfinkle | January 3, 2008; 9:45 AM ET | Comments (55)

Send That Gift Back NOW!

By Annys Shin What could be worse than discovering a recalled toy in your kid's toy box? Finding out you just gave one as a present to a 1-year-old. In early November, I bought a set of Alphabet Tot Tower Blocks for a friend's daughter, who had just turned one....

By Stacey Garfinkle | January 2, 2008; 6:00 AM ET | Comments (30)


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