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Are mom blogs too personal?

November 24, 2010 – 2:32 pm |

It’s been about four years since I started my mom blog. I’ve written about my children’s education, learning disabilities, sleeping habits (more times than I can count), fears and triumphs.
But as I nursed my baby …

Education advocacy: Do parents do enough at home?

November 18, 2010 – 3:28 pm |

In “Waiting for Superman,” families of five young students concerned about their education take extra measures to find alternatives to the schools their children or grandchildren attend.
One mom enrolls her son in a tutoring program. …

When ‘Harry’ became too scary for the kids

November 16, 2010 – 2:06 pm |

Nearly a month ago I wrote in large letters on our white board, “Harry Potter,” to remind myself to get tickets to this weekend’s opening of the final “Potter” film installment.
I bought four movie tickets, …

Asthma and allergies: The annual fight is back

November 8, 2010 – 10:19 am |

I took my son to his annual visit with the allergist/asthma doc today. How fitting this story about allergies is online.
When my son was 6-months-old, my husband and I found ourselves at Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s …

Taking off the training wheels

November 2, 2010 – 7:54 pm |

My husband and I reached a parenting milestone Saturday: teaching our kids how to ride their bikes without training wheels.
I remember learning to ride a bike: the freedom, the fun, the concussion I got that …

Good-bye orange: Hello red and green?

November 1, 2010 – 10:12 am |

It arrived!
Or should I say, THEY arrived?
I picked up a newspaper yesterday and found several holiday toy “books.” My kids – gearing up for Halloween night – took a few minutes to break away and …