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Archive: June 15, 2008 - June 21, 2008

The Baby Borrowers: An Inside Mom's View

Remember high school sex ed when the teacher coupled us off and gave us an egg to "raise?" Crack the egg and you fail. Well, NBC, working with the National Campaign Against Teen Pregnancy, has turned that into a six-week reality TV show that begins airing at 9 p.m. Wednesday...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 20, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Who's Harder to Raise?

As we've discussed before, boys and girls are inherently different. It's one of those facts that parents say but non-parents really don't believe until they have their own kids. But true it feels. Now comes the question from Parenting.com's Paula Spencer: Is one gender easier to raise than the other?...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 19, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Flight Attendant vs. Baby

Just in time for summer travel comes another story of a flight attendant frustrated by a traveling child. In fact, it was about a year ago that a D.C. mom had a tiff with TSA officials over water in a sippy cup. And it was last July when a Continental...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 18, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

A Lesson of Death

"Every 15 Minutes" is a program designed to give teenagers a real-life view into drunk driving death. Here's how the program's supposed to run, according to Every15Minutes.com: During the first day events the "Grim Reaper" calls students who have been selected from a cross-section of the entire student body out...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 17, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Snacks -- The Nutritious Mid-Meal

Twenty years ago, moms' favorite snack for kids under 6 were cookies. These days, fruit ranks number 1, according to market research group NPD Group. Lest we think we've made huge strides, though, consider this a baby step. That's because in 1987, moms' most given snacks were in order: Cookies,...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 16, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (58)

 

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