Tag Archives: Parent

The 19-Minute Parent

While doing some reading online, I came across a startling article about working parents. The first sentence read: “A typical working parent spends just 19 minutes a day looking after their children, official figures revealed yesterday.” The purpose of the … Continue reading

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Raising a Polite Child; Not a Pushover

My husband and I tried to teach our children lessons in politeness from an early age.  When our son and daughter were babies, it started out by saying “Please,” “Thank You,” and “You’re Welcome.” It was pretty basic stuff, but eventually, they … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 1.14.11

It’s week two for the year 2011.  How are those resolutions coming along? If you are too depressed to think about it, take your mind to a happy place and read some of this week’s best parenting blogs on the … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 1.7.11

This is the first official Biz e-Friday Countdown of 2011!  To kick off the year, we even have a fresh, new logo for the Countdown. Plus, in the spirit of all things “new,” I decided that it would be fitting … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 12.31.10

This will be the last Biz e-Friday Countdown of 2010. What a great year of highlights we recapped and enjoyed through reading your special blogs. This week’s best parenting posts include… 5. Motherlode Lisa Belkin’s “A Year of Parenting, 3” … Continue reading

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There is No Such Thing as a Normal Parent

Yesterday Oprah dedicated her show to finding out “what is normal?” She polled everyday people to find out, on average, what is normal for habits in love, hygiene, and living. Questions such as, “How often do you pick your nose?” … Continue reading

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