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Archive: August 3, 2008 - August 9, 2008

Forgotten Children

It's been the talker all week: In their haste to board a flight from Tel Aviv to Paris, a family of seven forgot one very important thing -- their 4-year-old. The girl was found in tears at Ben-Gurion International Airport by a police officer, who sorted through the mess. The...

By Stacey Garfinkle | August 8, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (94)

Some Facts on Adoption

By Rebeldad Brian Reid Maybe I've been too hooked into the Brangelina news to get good perspective on the topic, but a new data-heavy report out of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this morning is forcing me to reconsider a lot of what I assumed about adoption. I...

By Brian Reid | August 7, 2008; 10:00 AM ET | Comments (126)

Kids Meals Pack Big Caloric Punch

"I'll have a four-piece Chicken McNugget Happy Meal with juice, please." That's the typical order request from my kids when we stop at McDonald's. That one meal is giving them 500 calories, 23 grams of fat and 3.5 grams of saturated fat. And it's well more than they should consume...

By Stacey Garfinkle | August 4, 2008; 5:00 PM ET | Comments (119)

10 Ways for Busy Parents to Manage Households

Author Kathy Peel is not a fan of equal parenting. What happens if Mom's got a crush of work from the office for a month? Or Dad gets a serious illness? Instead, Peel, who calls herself a family manager -- "None of us wants to be a 'housewife.' I didn't."...

By Stacey Garfinkle | August 4, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (231)

 

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