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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! Advertisements

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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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You Know You're All Grown Up When…

I’m having Thanksgiving at my house this year. Not a boozy, let’s experiment with turducken and meat pies free-for-all but an actual sit down, family coming over Thanksgiving. This is my first one but it will not be my last … Continue reading

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Kids on Broadway – If They Can Make it There…

It’s easy to malign the child actor. “Toddlers and Tiaras” and the never ending tragedies of former sitcom children offer constant and vivid reminders of the perils of minors entering an adult business.  That’s why reading about the young Broadway … Continue reading

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Great. Now we're giving the kids brain damage.

You can find a study to justify any aspect of parenting (breastfeeding makes kids smarter, no it doesn’t, maybe it does!?) but sometimes you read something, and even though it goes against your parental instinct you simply can’t ignore. Like … Continue reading

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Breast-feeding and carrying a loaded weapon – same dif?

An Open Salon entry today takes on the open carry crazies, as a leading advocate was recently killed by – you guessed it – a gun. Writer Steve Klingaman does a thorough job of exposing the hypocrisy and insanity of … Continue reading

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Is pre-K too young to learn about serial killers?

There was recently a hubbub among the parents of graduates of a Park Slope pre-school. As the little pitsels started Kindergarten it seemed a few of them were choosing to instead hide under the covers in fear. You see, a … Continue reading

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