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Archive: December 28, 2008 - January 3, 2009

Traveling By Train Alone

Lenore Skenazy is no stranger to criticism over allowing her son independence. Earlier this year, Skenazy started an entire Web site and movement for free-range kids after critics pounded her for allowing her then 9-year-old son, Izzy, to ride the subway alone. Skenazy's movement is back in the forefront this...

By Stacey Garfinkle | January 2, 2009; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (12)

Baby On the Way; You're Having ...

In a discussion earlier this month, captiolhillmom posted the following question: "How do fathers typically react when they are told during the ultrasound that there is a girl on the way? My husband just shut down. Looked numb. It made me furious and I suppose that is unfair, but it...

By Stacey Garfinkle | December 30, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (27)

The Vaccine Schedule Debate

Vaccines and their effects on small children have been one of the great medical debates of this decade. And today, the issues become a little muddier. In addition to releasing the latest vaccine recommendation schedule today, the American Academy of Pediatrics journal "Pediatrics" is running an article by Dr. Paul...

By Stacey Garfinkle | December 29, 2008; 8:00 AM ET | Comments (34)


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