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It Takes a Pillage

Posted on Aug 18, 2011 READ MORE    

Column: My Kids Bore Me to Death

A working mother of two admits to one of parenthood’s last great remaining taboos: that parenting is often mind-numbingly tedious, and that she’d almost always rather be doing something other than watching “SpongeBob” or making runs to soccer practice.

  • The comments on this article offer a fascinating set of nuggets for would-be parents to chew on.

    Posted on Aug 1, 2006 READ MORE

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    Spare the Quarter-Inch Plumbing Supply Line, Spoil the Child

    Salon chronicles a growing Christian fundamentalist parenting practice of hitting and otherwise harming one’s children to “train them up.” The practice is directly linked to the death of a 4-year-old who was suffocated underneath blankets to keep him from leaving his bed. (Reg. req’d.)

    Posted on May 25, 2006 READ MORE

    Missouri Town May Evict Unwed Couples With Kids

    Current law in Black Jack, Mo., prohibits more than three people from living together unless they are related by “blood, marriage or adoption.” The City Council rejected amending that law to include unmarried couples with children.
    We’re speechless.


    Posted on May 17, 2006 READ MORE

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