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Archive: April 27, 2008 - May 3, 2008

Lego My Eggo

Remember those cereal box promos we had growing up? You'd open the box and dig for the toy. Or the ones where you'd send in proofs of purchase and the company would mail you "the coolest" cheap toy. When my husband saw the Kellogg's Eggo waffle box advertising Lego Mars...

By Stacey Garfinkle | May 2, 2008; 7:02 AM ET | Comments (12)

Stepping Away From the Sitter

Goodbyes. They're never easy. And the one that my family is going through now will be no exception. For four years, we've employed our dream nanny. She came to us through another nanny we liked and trusted. She'd worked with other families in our neighborhood for 17 years and raised...

By Stacey Garfinkle | May 1, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Plastics -- Again

Earlier this month, Canada became the first country to ban bisphenol A, widely known as BPA. In its fact sheet about the decision, the government issued the following information: "Our focus now is on the health of newborns and infants under 18 months. Science tells us that exposure levels are...

By Stacey Garfinkle | April 30, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Along for the Ride

Welcome to On Parenting's occasional guest blog feature, where we welcome parenting bloggers from around the Web. If you'd like to join the guest blogging party here at On Parenting, please e-mail parenting@washingtonpost.com. By Amy Bowman Preparing for the arrival of your first child is one of the most exhilarating...

By Stacey Garfinkle | April 29, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Playing Dress Up

"I've got a blog for you..." So started a conversation over the weekend with a friend at a last-night Passover Seder. She has two kids, a six-year-old girl and a four-year-old boy. And one of boy's favorite things is to play dress up. Not with costumes like firemen or Superman....

By Stacey Garfinkle | April 28, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (38)

 

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