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Archive: November 23, 2008 - November 29, 2008

Kids Table? Recipes? What Stays and What Goes?

Thanksgiving's always been the holiday in our house. Mom went all out every year with the same menu. And the table was stretched as long as it could go to accommodate the family, kids and all. Since I've been married with kids, my husband and I have formed our own...

By Stacey Garfinkle | November 26, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (16)

How Do You Teach Kids Gratitude?

"Do you know all the kids in Africa who'd love to have the food you've got?" Sound familiar? Like, maybe, your mom is sitting with you at the kitchen table and it's the 1970s or '80s? My mom was not shy about letting us know how lucky we were. And...

By Stacey Garfinkle | November 25, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (23)

Teens and Technology: The Good News

Do your teens ... A: Spend more time multitasking technologically, with instant messaging, texting, social networking and gaming, than you think is healthy? B. Accuse you of not trusting them if you check up on their Internet usage? C. Spend too little time "learning" in a way that you consider...

By Stacey Garfinkle | November 24, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

 

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