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Archive: June 7, 2009 - June 13, 2009

When Baby Makes Four

Regular readers of the On Parenting comments know newsahmom. And if they've been following her notes over the past few weeks, they -- and I -- know that she needs support and advice. In the his and hers blog about finding equality earlier this week, newsahmom wrote: "Today's post is...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 12, 2009; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (51)

The Official Start of Camp Season

By Rebeldad Brian Reid Last week marked the end of the school year here in the cornfields, which means that this week brings the start of camp season. With the exception of a long weekend, there was barely a hiccup; even pick-up and drop-off times are almost identical. It took...

By Brian Reid | June 11, 2009; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (42)

His and Hers in Finding Equality

When author Karen Bridson and I first talked about her writing a guest blog about the revolution of the women's movement and bringing equality to the household, she wrote of how giving birth to her son six years ago left her feeling like she had "somehow woken up in 1956....

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 10, 2009; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (75)

The Child Care Tab: $25,000 a Year

On Thursday, 5-year-old hits a milestone with his graduation from preschool. And I must admit, I can't wait. No more driving a half-hour loop to two different schools. No more different spring breaks and various other school days off. And, most important, no more paying for school. To honor the...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 9, 2009; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (123)

Too Dumb to Parent?

Twenty-four-year-old mom Rachel Pullen gave birth to Baby K at 27 weeks. The premature baby underwent two surgeries and a six-month hospital stay before social workers in England, took Baby K to foster parents, Rachel told the Daily Mail. Now, Baby K is 3 years old. And a court has...

By Stacey Garfinkle | June 8, 2009; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (43)

 

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