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Archive: May 4, 2008 - May 10, 2008

Lesson From My Mother

By Ju-Don Marshall Roberts There are many lessons I've learned in my 11 years as a mom, but the biggest has been learning to forgive my own mother for all the flaws my rebellious teenage self once condemned her for. Back then, I had a litany of complaints. Like most...

By Ju-Don Roberts | May 9, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Fair Play?

AddictingGames.com. BarbieGirls.com. Club Penguin. EverythingGirl.com. Lego.com. NickJr.com. These are just a sampling of children's Web sites 1.0. They are geared to our kids' generation -- a group that is growing up with computers from Day 1. And these sites and others have raised some eyebrows at Consumer Reports' WebWatch. In...

By Stacey Garfinkle | May 8, 2008; 8:15 AM ET | Comments (0)

Your Parents Are Watching ... and Watching ... and Watching

Mom: What did you do today? Child: Nothing Mom: Who did you play with? Child: No one Mom: What did x teacher do in x class? Child: Blah Anyone else have this conversation play out regularly in their house? The more detailed I can get in the types of questions...

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

Will Travel ... With Kids

Are you planning a trip this summer? If so, you might want to take a few trip tips from Christian Science Monitor contributor P.A. Moed, who's been there, done that with a now teen-aged son since he was small. * Give your kids a taste of the culture you'll be...

By Stacey Garfinkle | May 6, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (51)

Do As I Say...

Ever pulled a moonie in public? Ever get so drunk the world spun? Ever sit around a frat house with a bong going around the room? Ever look at porn on the Internet? Ever drink and drive? While some may have lived squeaky clean lives, chances are many parents tried...

By Stacey Garfinkle | May 5, 2008; 7:20 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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