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On Parenting: July, 2011

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Montgomery curfew controversy: How much is this about location?

Many residents oppose the proposed curfew.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 07/28/2011

From restaurants to vacations, kids are not wanted

Adults feel more free to complain about the presence and behavior of children.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  03:34 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011

Summer’s end brings childcare frenzy

Ideas for work-life balance during the tough days of August.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011

‘Go the ---- to Sleep’ won’t go down

The author makes his only D.C. appearance tonight.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Fathers’ rights get in the spotlight

Fathers’ rights get in the spotlight tonight with movie premiere.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  02:28 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Mom faces three years in prison for jaywalking

She will leave two young children behind while the drunk driver who hit them only served six months.

By On Parenting  |  02:06 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Ethio­pian kids, white parents bond at Va. camp

Column by Petula Dvorak talks about the traditions learned by both kids and parents.

By On Parenting  |  12:39 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Outrageous parental excess, teen face sitters, doll breast-feeding — summer’s here

Crazy stories about parenting and children making news this summer.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 07/25/2011

From test tubes to social networks, fertility’s journey

Happy 33rd birthday Louise Brown, the world’s first test-tube baby.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  02:01 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Capital City Mamas conference starts today

Networking and seminars are part of the first-ever weeklong conference.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  01:04 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  On Parenting

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 07/25/2011

Live Web chat: New Nickelodeon lineup revives old shows

Chat from 11 to noon today on the Post Web site.

By On Parenting  |  11:47 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 07/25/2011

Md.’s “middle college” lets students get associate’s degree and diploma

New program in Prince George’s County begins with 100 students.

By On Parenting  |  11:43 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Our Special Harbor hits the sweet spot for kids and parents

Cool off from the heat in Franconia.

By On Parenting  |  03:48 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Breast-feeding pressure: Best for all or a new form of oppression?

We check in with a clinical social worker who wrote a controversial blog post on breast-feeding last week.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Indoor family activities to escape the heat

Here are some ways to keep your kids entertained — and cool — during the stifling heat wave.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  12:43 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Colleges with the best financial aid policies

These 12 colleges have replaced loans with grants in at least some of their financial award and tend to focus on the neediest students.

By On Parenting  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Live Web chat with Marguerite Kelly

The Family Almanac columnist will take your questions on everything from potty training to communicating with disgruntled teens.

By On Parenting  |  10:50 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Should more restaurants ban children?

The Pa. restaurant that now prohibits children has seen a surge in popularity.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 07/20/2011

National Zoo Kids’ Farm will remain open

But the future of the pizza play area remains uncertain.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  12:16 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Don’t let 6-year-old boy be man of the house

Family Almanac columnist suggests a little less attention may improve a son’s behavior.

By On Parenting  |  12:06 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Educating military kids

Join our online discussion at noon today about issues in educating children from military families.

By On Parenting  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011

National Zoo Kids’ Farm fate to be revealed

This morning, zoo officials will announce whether they have found the money to keep the farm open.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 07/19/2011

World Cup Soccer: thrilling headers raise a concern

Local study of concussions among student athletes show dangers, concerns.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  02:12 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Texting-while-driving, a dumb way to use smart technology

More attention is being focused on a bad habit that’s rising.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 07/18/2011

The Leiby Kletzky killing and walking to school

The New York killing makes it a a bad time to lecture parents about the benefits of children walking to school. But this might be the best time to consider the subject.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  11:06 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Teaching gay history now a requirement in Calif. schools

Prominent members of the gay, lesbian and transgender community will be mentioned in school history lessons.

By On Parenting  |  02:38 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Traveling with a special-needs child

What to do and how to do it so the whole family has a good time.

By Mari-Jane Williams  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 07/15/2011

The Harry Potter generation’s years of waiting are over

With the release of the final movie today, we look at the generation of kids who grew up with the books and movies.

By On Parenting  |  11:43 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Fairfax student in Cayman Islands on a National Geographic expedition

Ten-year-old boy wrote a winning essay on Rocky Run Stream.

By Diego Gutierrez  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Mother holding baby dives from carjacked car

They rolled to safety as the car slowed down on the Beltway. Suspect is in custody.

By On Parenting  |  01:54 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011

It’s ok if you don’t breastfeed

Mothers, don’t judge mothers who opt to feed their baby with a bottle.

By Jennifer Kogan  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 07/12/2011

How to feed a teen boy, nutritiously and inexpensively

Columnist grapples with how to keep up with the appetite of her 14-year-old son.

By On Parenting  |  12:16 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 07/12/2011

Montgomery County considers teen curfew

Proposal will be discussed at today’s county council meeting.

By On Parenting  |  12:01 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/12/2011

Understanding a Down syndrome diagnosis

New blood test may show Down syndrome diagnosis as early as nine weeks of gestation.

By Allison Hassett Wohl  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Kids exposed to secondhand smoke at home have a higher risk for ADHD, other disorders

New study also says kids who dislike the smell of cigarettes far less likely to start smoking.

By On Parenting  |  01:03 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Delay preschool to learn through play at home

Marguerite Kelly says moms should not feel pressured by early academics in preschool.

By On Parenting  |  12:36 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Pregnant and ‘girl crazy’

Carolyn Hax urges the mother-to-be to find out her unborn child’s gender soon.

By On Parenting  |  10:57 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Local kids’ band wants to make good

Rocknoceros, from Northern Virginia, is poised to hit the big time with the release of its fourth CD.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Mothers’ education linked to likelihood of children younger than 5 dying

New study says even one more year of school reduces the number of deaths.

By On Parenting  |  12:23 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 07/08/2011

U.K. researchers target obese, pregnant moms to fight childhood obesity in the womb

Women will receive a drug that treats diabetes in hopes of preventing their unborn children from later becoming obese.

By On Parenting  |  12:18 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 07/08/2011

Montgomery school board delays charter vote

If approved, Crossway Community Montessori would be the county’s first publicly financed, privately run school.

By On Parenting  |  11:07 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Not sure what to expect when she’s expecting

Carolyn Hax advises a newly pregnant woman how to tell her mother, who will be disappointed.

By On Parenting  |  10:38 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Fairfax City’s Lanier Middle School given national ‘green’ award

School is one of three in the nation to receive the honor from the National Wildlife Federation.

By On Parenting  |  10:29 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/07/2011

First responders, mothers and unintended consequences

D.C. police and fire officiials are being criticized for new poliicies affecting pregnant women and nursing mothers.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Hot car death a horrible mistake, not murder

The agony everyone feels about the mother who left her child in the car.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  12:25 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011

A new teen in the White House

President’s oldest daughter, Malia Obama, turns 13.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 07/05/2011

The Casey Anthony trial: Did you watch?

Media coverage was intense in the trial of a mother accused of killing her child.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  04:13 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Teen girls hold power over the family budget

Boys, on the other hand, didn’t show up at all in the U.K. analysis

By On Parenting  |  12:58 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Mothers-in-law vs. daughters-in-law: a doomed relationship?

Carolyn Bourne’s e-mail to her future daughter-in-law goes viral because it’s outrageous.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:49 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 07/05/2011

When teens shut out a parent, it’s time to talk

Marguerite Kelly’s Family Almanac column recommends that the mother tell the teens she’s upset by their behavior.

By On Parenting  |  11:59 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 07/05/2011

When minds change about having kids

Carolyn Hax advises readers who feel betrayed by partners who agreed to have children and then changed their minds.

By On Parenting  |  11:24 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/05/2011

Can dads have it all?

New study says fathers struggle with work-life balance.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/01/2011

Fireworks and fatherhood

A new father wonders whether his kids will like the holiday as much as he does.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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