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Archive: February 24, 2008 - March 1, 2008

The Best Creations

The e-mails come often: Write about my new invention or Web site or other parenting-related item. Usually, I store them away in the recesses of my brain thinking I'll come back to it them I see a trend take hold. Just this week, folks have e-mailed in a holistic mom's...

By Stacey Garfinkle | February 29, 2008; 7:20 AM ET | Comments (0)

Everyday Math + Investigations = ?!?!

Why do I have to learn algebra that I'll never use? Ah, the universal question posed by many of my friends when I was a kid. Only this time, it came from my nephew -- the next generation. And sister-in-law's comeback was great! "Yes, you will. When you have to...

By Stacey Garfinkle | February 28, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (27)

I'm Scared!

My son is afraid. No, he's not a fraidy-cat -- not everything scares him. But offer him a ride on a Ferris Wheel or a water slide or any other amusement park ride that goes high and forget it. Clearly, we should have remembered that when we bought the family...

By Stacey Garfinkle | February 27, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (37)

The Curse of the Picky Eater

By Mike Snyder Dinnertime at my parents house was more often than not an unbelievable battle of wills. My sister, who is one-and-a-half years younger than I, simply refused to eat most of what my mother prepared. My father would make my sister sit at the table for up to...

By Mike Snyder | February 26, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (111)

Multiples -- The Early Days

The Bureau of Labor Statistics pins the percent of twin births at about 3 percent of all live births as of 2005. But, really, doesn't it seem like twins are everywhere these days? The next door neighbor. Friends. In the classroom. Cousins. Co-workers. Jennifer Lopez and husband Marc Anthony. I,...

By Stacey Garfinkle | February 25, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (40)


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