August 16, 2005

Wanted: Dads From Attachment Parent Families

I'm very interested in hearing about your experiences with Attachment Parenting, good and bad, how you've participated, how you adapted all or part of it, what kind of advice you got from other dads, and what kind advice you'd give...
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"Is This A Baby Neighborhood?"

"[Rob] Huge. [Jodie] We know so many people nowóthe deli, hi Miles, the laundry, hi Miles. [Miles puts on his Mickey Mouse ears.] All the stores have baby sections now. The Indian restaurant has little baby T-shirts in the window."...
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NYC Streets To Stroller Pushers: How'm I Doin'?

Well, almost. Transportation Alternatives, a non-profit advocacy group for NYC's oppressed and downtrodden masses, aka pedestrians, cyclists, and other street-using types, is asking City residents with strollers to grade their neighborhood streets for stroller-friendliness. "We've launched the survey to collect...
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Book Review Contest: Mr. Seahorse

Title: Mr. Seahorse Author/Illustrator: Eric Carle Reviewer: LeeFeminists and SAHDís alike will likely rejoice in this book. Join Mr. Seahorse as he cares for his eggs and wanders through the sea meeting other aquatic life for whom the daddytype...
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Book Review Contest: Who's Peeking?

Title: Who's Peeking? Author/Illustrator: Charles Reasoner Reviewer: Laura McMullanMy vote for the best interactive book for a destructive 6-18 month old is this simple board book. "Who's Peeking?" is the best alternative to the lift-the-flap (i.e. tear-the-flap-off-the-book), pop-up (i.e....
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Book Review Contest: Actual Size

Title: Actual Size Author/Illustrator: Steve Jenkins Reviewer: Jordana Horn MarinoffMy 21 month old son may become a zoologist because of this book. Actual Size is a very clever book which, with each page, illustrates various animals or animal parts...
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Just Because You Didn't Name Him Osama Doesn't Mean He's Not A Terrorist

Sometimes, you just can't add anything to make a post funnier or a story more utterly ridiculous. "Infants have been stopped from boarding planes at airports throughout the U.S. because their names are the same as or similar to those...
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Salon Wants You To Shut Your Attachment Parental Piehole

August may be a slow month for parenting news [book review contest *cough cough*], which may explain why novelist-married-to-a-novelist Ayelet Waldman falls back on a classic topic in her parenting column: unsolicited, belligerent, and judgmental "advice" from other parents...
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