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Growing up: what’s the hurry?

By On August 5, 2013

I can’t remember a time when I actually wanted to be a grown-up. Not even now. I never wanted to wear makeup — still don’t — and I never tried on my… Read More


Great Debate: To spank or not to spank

By On November 2, 2011

The other day I was talking with a few friends who are parents — and the subject of spanking came up. One said she spanks. It’s her way of disciplining her three-year-old. Nothing… Read More


Great Debate: public vs. private schools

By On October 12, 2011

Now that my friends are having kids — and those kids are growing up fast! — the question has often come up: “What school should I send my kids to?” Translation for some:… Read More


Are kids these days overbooked?

By On August 15, 2011

One of my girlfriends recently confessed that she’s paying thousands of dollars a year for football clinics, workshops, equipment and personal training for her son. He’s not even 12. The goal, she… Read More


ASK DR. DISH: Bad mommy?

By On September 1, 2010

Dear Dr. Dish, I've been dating this woman for a year and I really want kids but I don't know if she's ready to be a mother… Read More