Monthly Archives: February 2010

What I want to teach my kids about sex

I don’t know if anyone relishes having “the talk” with their kids, but Kate Harding’s spot-on rejection of the notion that casual sex is bad for women has inspired me to start making my list of discussion topics.  Harding deftly … Continue reading

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Yet another study to scare young women into breeding

Today The Washington Post reminds young women to have children before they’re too old and their eggs have all dried up. Enjoy that with your morning coffee, ladies!

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Was Project Runway's kid challenge a good idea?

SPOILER ALERT Last night’s episode of Project Runway was a first in the show’s history (or at least since I’ve been watching) as the designers were forced to create a fab look for little girls ages five to eight. In … Continue reading

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Please don't take away my 'me-time'

I’m not sure I’m following all of the arguments in this take down of “me-time” in the Times Online. The author blames too many parenting experts for undermining parental authority and creating a division between parent and child that is … Continue reading

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Will President Obama change modern fatherhood?

This story is total mom porn for the modern, liberal woman:

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Love, marriage & pre-school

While the Valentine’s Day party at my daughter’s school was a huge success (candy! pink play-doh!) my four-year-old has far surpassed the thrill of a holiday for the newly in love. She’s going straight for the prize, the big one, … Continue reading

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Snow days and the working family

Now I’m not one to pooh-pooh a day off due to a fluffy white act of God, but with all the schools closed in our area yesterday I wondered how my fellow parents were managing. Some were surely rejoicing, but … Continue reading

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What Michelle Obama didn't say at the Let's Move press conference

Michelle Obama kicked off her “Let’s Move” campaign to end childhood obesity today and she offered the frightening statistics that one in three children today are obese and this generation is on track to have a shorter life span than … Continue reading

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Soldier dad tortures four-year-old by waterboarding

The 1.5 mile walk in “feels like 15 degrees” weather this morning was a non-stop screaming fest as my four-year-old was cold, tired and basically behaving like a jerk. But even as I was to the point of tears myself … Continue reading

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"Game Change" revelation – Hillary’s a great mom

Rielle and Elizabeth, Schumer and the two-by-four, Reid and the n’ish word – we’ve all heard these salacious stories as Game Change hit the stands last month. But as I sat down with the behind-the-scenes gossipy tome, I uncovered something … Continue reading

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