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Entries by Sarah H. Lee from 11/2011

Kids And Friends: My Son Is Great But Keep Yours Away

Posted 11.01.2011 | Parents

By Caitlin Shetterly (Click here for original article.) It wasn't that I didn't want children; I just didn't yearn for them the way some people do....

10 Moms To Avoid (Or Just Ignore)

Posted 11.02.2011 | Parents

Yes, this blog is about cooking for babies and toddlers. But sometimes you've just gotta break the rules and today is my day to go rogue. Roll with me...

Not The Past Or The Future, But The Present

Posted 11.02.2011 | Parents

Two days a week, the boys from Heritage High School in Loudoun County come to my store. On Tuesdays, they drop off their teachers' drycleaning, and t...

Mom-Turned-Author Takes 'Fictional' Swipe At Over-The-Top Parenting In Pleasanton

Posted 11.03.2011 | Parents

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Oh no, she didn't! Local mother Siah Fried, 40, compiled her anecdotal essays of kids, school, scouts and sports -- in short,...

How To Save Water: A Family Dinner Table Talk

Posted 11.04.2011 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Water -- it's in us, around us, good for us..., but sometimes we ta...

Sleep Medication: Mother's New Little Helper

Posted 11.07.2011 | Parents

The indiscriminate worries and ruminations that churn through the mind of Cheryl Downs McCoy are matters most working mothers have rifled through at s...

How Old Is 'Too Old' For Fatherhood?

Posted 11.08.2011 | Parents

Alexander is, on paper and otherwise, a success. He has degrees from two Ivy League schools. He runs his own consulting business, with offices in Bost...

Pregnant Jessica Simpson Is A Farting Machine

Posted 11.09.2011 | Parents

Part of what I love about working at a tell-it-like-it-is parenting site is that we can talk about embarrassing things like peeing in your pants when ...

Michelle Duggar's Uterus Resigns

Posted 11.09.2011 | Parents

Dear Mrs. Duggar, It's me, your uterus. Excuse the formality but we need to have a serious talk. I hope you don't mind my writing you directly but ...

What Teen Sex on "Glee" Really Teaches Kids

Posted 11.11.2011 | Parents

On Tuesday night, one of television's most recognizable gay characters, Kurt on Glee, lost his virginity. In doing so, he taught a lot of teens about ...

What Busy Moms Sneak In... TV Time

Posted 11.11.2011 | Parents

Who knew moms were staying up so late? After months of research, the cable-TV network Nickelodeon has concluded that 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. are magical h...

Water Bottle Bans: A Family Dinner Table Talk

Posted 11.11.2011 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Parks are fun! And pretty. It's no secret, though, that our grassy,...

Holiday Gifts: Best TV Show Collections For Kids

Posted 11.14.2011 | Parents

Collections of great TV shows can be a wonderful gift for superfans who want to stock up on their favorites. It can also be a great way to give (or ge...

Holiday Gifts: Best Movies For Kids

Posted 11.14.2011 | Parents

Holidays are usually meant for two things: downtime and family time. With these movies as gifts for your kids, rest assured you'll get both. The list ...

Pink Talks Baby Willow And More Kids: "We Want A Basketball Team!"

Posted 11.15.2011 | Parents

Talk about red carpet cuteness! Singer Pink showed up to yesterday's Hollywood premiere of her new movie, Happy Feet Two, with hubby Carey Hart and...

Mom Bloggers Take On Politics

Posted 11.15.2011 | Parents

Jaelithe Judy has been taking her son with her when she votes ever since he was born. They've been talking about politics since he was 4. Now 7 yea...

National Family Volunteer Day: A Family Dinner Table Talk

Posted 11.18.2011 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: As we head into the giving season, we'll be doling out all kinds of...

Spacing Siblings At Least Two Years Apart Makes Kids Smarter

Posted 11.21.2011 | Parents

Kasey Buckles' kids are two years, two months and two weeks apart. The timing is significant because Buckles, an assistant professor of economics at t...

Pregnancy No Pause For Black Friday Shopper

Posted 11.22.2011 | Parents

Under most circumstances, pregnant women get special treatment: a seat on a crowded bus, closer parking spots at shopping malls or a bump to the head ...

National Day of Listening: A Family Dinner Table Talk

Posted 11.24.2011 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: One of the best day-after Thanksgiving activities we’ve heard abo...