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Archive: April 12, 2009 - April 18, 2009

On Surviving Tough Easter Questions

By Rebeldad Brian Reid This year, Easter came and went without any hard-core questioning from the kids on the two toughest questions of the spring: 1) Does a giant anthropomorphic rabbit really come to the house to leave us chocolate? And 2) How does the whole resurrection thing work? I...

By Brian Reid | April 17, 2009; 7:30 AM ET | Comments (41)

What Do You Think of This Burger King Ad?

The Burger King SpongeBob ad features The King with a side of SpongeBob. It starts off with "I like square butts and I cannot lie." Woman shake their box-shaped bottoms and The King measures one. It ends with "get a toy and a kids meal." The ad, which plays...

By Stacey Garfinkle | April 16, 2009; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (37)

When A 7-Year-Old Gets Bullied

When Beth of Silver Spring's daughter came home earlier this year and told her mom that a boy had been calling the girl chicken, Beth didn't take it too seriously. Beth told her daughter to squawk like a chicken back at the boy, figuring that would be the end of...

By Stacey Garfinkle | April 15, 2009; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (24)

A Little Girl's Death; A Community Inspired

Today, Heather and Mike Spohr are burying their little girl. Madeline Alice Spohr was born at 29 weeks gestation on Nov. 11, 2007. The little girl, who weighed 3 pounds, 1 ounce, wasn't expected to live through the day. Live she did, though, both in life and through a...

By Stacey Garfinkle | April 14, 2009; 2:00 PM ET | Comments (1)

Bad Parent ... Really Bad!

The e-mail arrived at the end of March: "Just want to quickly let you know about a fun book coming out next week, called 'True Mom Confessions,' that I think you will appreciate. 'True Mom Confessions' is an anthology of over 100 confessions from moms (of all ages) collected from...

By Stacey Garfinkle | April 14, 2009; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (34)

The Age-Old Battle of the Super Veggies

By Jan Gangsei Back when we were kids, my brother, Greg, like most 5 year olds, was not a big fan of eating his vegetables. In particular, Greg was not a big fan of eating his green beans, something he ranked right up there with stacking wood and putting away...

By Stacey Garfinkle | April 13, 2009; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (28)

 

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