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Posted 07/17/2014 04:19:06 EDT
I like Barbara's response. Not every child is cuddly. One of mine was an uncuddly baby -- and uncuddly preschooler, school kid and now teen. But she is caring in other ways, has a good group of friend more »
Posted 09/23/2013 09:19:13 EDT
You might be interested in this article (study done in Boston) about how electronic devices have changed how people view coffee houses. Some are "friendlier" than others: http://redfame.com/journal/in more »
Posted 08/06/2013 02:20:46 EDT
If you are interested in exploring the Mommy Blog phenonemon in some depth, I suggest reading Emily Matchar's book: Homeward Bound - Why Women are Embracing the New Domesticity.
Posted 11/29/2012 10:03:12 EST
Well gosh, now I feel funny about the "neighborhood open house" invitation that is sitting on the kitchen table. We don't know the hosts particularly well. Sure, their kids trick-or-treated at our doo more »
Posted 08/13/2012 06:51:56 EDT
What could be sadder than the death of a child? more »
Posted 10/18/2011 12:07:21 EDT
To LW#2: You have not taken away your brother in law's"one chance" to have a child -- they choose not to use anonymous donor, or, for that matter, to ask another relative, or to consider adoption. Man more »
Posted 10/18/2010 12:12:37 EDT
My kids are now older and (blissfully) no longer need sitters. But I do remember what it was like, and how difficult it was. Before you think that a three-hour dinner at your house will cost your gues more »
Posted 09/21/2010 08:34:38 EDT
I'd share the secret of the best time to shop, but then wouldn't that ruin it? more »
Posted 08/09/2010 01:23:54 EDT
Any constructive advice for the backpack users? My 15-year old commutes into Boston from the suburbs, with a backpack full of his school books. If he has to stand on the bus or subway, should he be ex more »
Posted 05/24/2010 07:59:15 EDT
Most people, when asked about their birthday preferences, will demure and say "oh, don't do anything" when in fact they will enjoy some kind of attention. In fact, the cake or card will mean all the m more »
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