Archive for June 2007

Raising Boys vs. Girls? A Systematic Approach to Deciding the Easiest

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This article is a guest blogger submission from J2R of Journey2Retirement. If you like what you see, why not subscribe to his RSS feed? Inspired by the list of five reasons that boys are better than girls (and vice versa; see below), I wanted to create my own version, broken down into phases: Pre-Puberty and […]

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Published on June 29th, 2007 - 4 Comments
Filed under: Miscellany
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Parenting Quote – Walt Disney

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“A man should never neglect his family for business.” -Walt Disney

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Published on June 28th, 2007 - Leave a Comment
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The Mothers-of-Boys Manifesto

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This article is a guest blogger submission written by Jordan of MamaBlogga. For more information, check out her “About” page. If you like what you see, why not subscribe to her RSS feed? It’s time I said something. I have to stand up for all the mothers of little boys out there. We want adorably […]

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Published on June 27th, 2007 - 4 Comments
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Is Adoption for You? Costs, Choices and Decisions

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This article is a guest blogger submission from Mike of Clever Dude. If you like what you see, why not subscribe to his RSS feed? Also be sure to check out BuildingNutrition, which is run by his wife Stacie. Since we began dating, my wife Stacie and I have agreed that, if possible, we would […]

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Published on June 25th, 2007 - 3 Comments
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From the Archives (June 17th – June 23rd)

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Here are some of our favorite Raising4Boys (subscribe) posts from a year ago this week: » Babies to Stay in Prison With Mothers? » Guess What? Smoking is Bad for Your Kids And here are some of my favorite FiveCentNickel (subscribe) posts from a year ago: » Our Online Banking Changeover » Save Money, Live […]

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Published on June 24th, 2007 - Leave a Comment
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How to Stop (or Soothe) Sibling Rivalry Before You Go Insane

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This article is a guest blogger submission written by Kathy of Broken Home School. If you like what you see, why not subscribe to his RSS feed? I’ve been dealing with sibling rivalry issues at my house lately. The problems of normal brother-sister-baby squabbling are compounded around here by my sister’s three kids, who are […]

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Published on June 22nd, 2007 - 2 Comments
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Babysitting, Car Seats, and Capable Kids

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This article is a guest blogger submission from Living Almost Large. If you like what you see, why not subscribe to her RSS feed? A few months ago we were watching our neighbor’s son. He’s four years old and very cool. Anyway, we were going out to dinner and Chuck E. Cheese and had to […]

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Published on June 21st, 2007 - 2 Comments
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Are School Events Scheduled for Non-Working Parents?

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This article is a guest blogger submission from They Call Me Mommy. If you like what you see, why not subscribe to her RSS feed? Dani Shapiro, a writer and mother, wrote a piece on the Huffington Post the other day about having to miss her 8 year old son’s school play despite her best […]

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Published on June 20th, 2007 - 2 Comments
Filed under: Education
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On the Road

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And we’re off! By the time you read this, we’ll be well on our way… We’re headed out for a relaxing (and reasonably long) summer vacation that will involve a little better than 1300 miles driving in each direction (plus some local miles at the far end). I’ll have intermittent internet access, so I’ll try […]

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Published on June 20th, 2007 - One Comment
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Circumcision Becoming Less Common in the United States

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According to a recent CNN/Health article, a growing number of U.S. parents are deciding against circumcising their sons. Apparently, the circumcision rate peaked at nearly 90% in the 1960s and began dropping in the 1970s. By 2004, 57% of all male newborns in the U.S. were circumcised. Interestingly, immigration patterns have played the biggest role […]

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Published on June 19th, 2007 - 21 Comments
Filed under: Health
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