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Archive: June 8, 2008 - June 14, 2008

The 50-50 Split

Just in time for Dad's day comes an extensive New York Times magazine piece on shared parenting. For families such as that of Amy and Marc Vachon, that means that Amy doesn't make Marc follow her routines when Marc is the parent-in-charge (known as PIC in my household). It means...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 13, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (40)

Adoption: A Black and White Issue,8599,1809722,00.html

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 12, 2008; 8:00 AM ET | Comments (37)

Potty Training in a Day

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 11, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Thank You, Teachers

Come Thursday at noon, another year of school will have come ... and gone. Not only does that mean scalding summer days, switching to the camp routine and living at the pool, but it also means it's gift time. Yes, now's when we get to pay thank our kids' teachers...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 10, 2008; 7:15 AM ET | Comments (0)

A 'Remarkable' World

Last weekend, before the results of the final two Democratic presidential primaries, my husband and his sister marveled at the changed world in which we're raising our children. "Do you realize that the first president our kids will remember may be Barack Obama? To them, a black president would be...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 9, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)


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