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Archive: June 22, 2008 - June 28, 2008

When It Comes to Staying Home, Does Dad Do It Better?

By Rebeldad Brian Reid Earlier this week, USA Today ran an intriguing piece by Laura Vanderkam on the "right" way to parent, analyzing time-use studies to tease out the different daily schedules of different kinds of parents. In a nutshell, the article's advice was that at-home moms would be wise...

By Brian Reid | June 27, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

The Virtues (And Vices) of Kids' Sports

By Rebeldad Brian Reid I have, as a general rule, given up on learning anything about parenting from actual parenting magazines. Instead, I let child-rearing advice emerge from unlikely corners. Like ESPN. Earlier this month, LZ Granderson, a senior writer for ESPN The Magazine, penned a piece about his 11-year-old...

By Brian Reid | June 26, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (142)

Introducing Brian

By Rebeldad Brian Reid Hi. I'm Brian Reid, and I'll be guest blogging on a regular basis now at On Parenting. Some of you may know me from On Balance, the Post's work-life balance blog, which is now on hiatus. My role here will be similar to my role over...

By Brian Reid | June 25, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (108)

The Great Crayon Fiasco

It all started innocently enough. Dinner out on a busy, tiring weekday. Crayons at the table that made their way into pockets. That part of the story is about as ordinary as they come. Except, same busy, tired parents and kids managed to forget about those crayons. And so, Saturday...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 24, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (53)

The Gloucester Girls

"Did you hear about the girls in Gloucester?" That line's come up several places over the past few days ... in the comments on Friday, at Shabbat dinner with friends. So, even though we just talked teen pregnancy with Baby Borrowers, this one's still worth more conversation. Here's the story...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 23, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (100)

 

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