Archive for August 2006

Selling Babies on eBay

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Do you want to have children while avoiding the inconvenience of pregnancy? No problem, just check eBay. According to a recent news article that I just ran across, an auction went up last week under the title “Baby for Sale – unwanted – already have two.” It then went on to state: Unwanted Baby! It’s […]

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Published on August 21st, 2006 - One Comment
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Kid Joke: Yodeling

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Our four year old: Knock knock. Us: Who’s there? Our four year old: Old lady. Us: Old lady who? Our four year old: Hey, I didn’t know that you could yodel!

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Published on August 18th, 2006 - Leave a Comment
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Carnivals – Week of 08/14/06

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Raising4Boys participated in two carnivals this week. Here they are, along with links to our posts that were included in each. The Best of Me Symphony included “Introducing the 401(kid).” Also included was “How Much Does a Million Dollars Weigh? (Revisited)” from fivecentnickel.com. The Carnival of the Vanities included “Catholic Church Urges More Kids in […]

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Published on August 17th, 2006 - Leave a Comment
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Parenting Quote – Don Herold

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“Babies are such a nice way to start people.” -Don Herold

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Published on August 16th, 2006 - Leave a Comment
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Hauling Furniture, Reckless Youth, and the Sunday Paper

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We recently decided to sell a couple of things from around the house — a fridge that we didn’t really like in the first place, and a couch that we loved but which couldn’t make it around the corner and into the bonus room at the top of our stairs. After advertising both of them […]

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Published on August 15th, 2006 - One Comment
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Braces for an Eight Year Old, Update #3

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Our eight year old recently had a followup visit with his new orthodontist — for those of you that haven’t been following along, he got braces in January, and a quad helix not long thereafter. We then moved at the beginning of June and had to find a new orthodontist. When I last wrote about […]

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Published on August 11th, 2006 - Leave a Comment
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Kid Joke: The Confused Ant

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Question: Why was the ant confused?

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Published on August 11th, 2006 - One Comment
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Carnivals – Week of 08/07/06

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Raising4Boys participated in two carnivals this week. Here they are along with links to our articles that were included in each. The Best of Me Symphony included “Braces for an Eight Year Old, Update #2.” Also included was “Reducing our Electrical Usage” from fivcentnickel.com. The Carnival of the Vanities included “Our Trip to the Georgia […]

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Published on August 10th, 2006 - Leave a Comment
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Catholic Church Urges More Kids in India

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While the North Koreans are paying people to have kids, it seems that the Catholic Church is taking a different approach in southern India… The percentage of Christians in general and (apparently) Catholics in particular has been falling in the southern state of Kerala, and Church leaders want to reverse the trend. Their solution? Simple. […]

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Published on August 9th, 2006 - Leave a Comment
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Parenting Quote – Mario Cuomo

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“I talk and talk and talk, and I haven’t taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week.” -Mario Cuomo

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Published on August 9th, 2006 - Leave a Comment
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