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Time keeps ticking

'B<FONT size=2><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">ut I don't have time!" pleads my 14-year-old daughter when I remind her that today is her turn to walk the dog. "Tough. Do it anyway," is what I mean to say. Instead, as my current parenting style has degenerated from firm but flexible to limp yet ineffectual, I skulk off to the kitchen, where I reflect on my own high school relationship with time.</FONT></FONT> Read...

 

A call to action

Here's a scary thought: Some public health experts claim our kids could have a life expectancy shorter than ours if something isn't done to battle their bulge. Read...

 

Big families, more to love, more work

<EM>South suburban focus<BR></EM>Most of my friends have two or three kids and wonder how I manage four. Sometimes I wonder, too. Read...

 

South suburban resource guide

What's in your neighborhood? Read...

 

Letters

Voices needed on obesity <BR>Cloth diapers not so bad<BR>Star struck<BR>Smart Love fan<BR>Likes being in the know Read...

 

Lucky to have Jacob

Jacob Spenadel arrived Dec. 29, 1998, a special 6-pound, 10-ounce delivery for parents Joel and Beth. Read...

 

Fatherhood covers for chronic chronicling

I<FONT size=2><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">t was an uneventful Sunday afternoon when the knock came at the door. Dove, our 5-year-old neighbor, was standing with her grandpa and a Spider-Man scooter. </FONT></FONT> Read...

 

More Letters for February

<P>Dear Editor of Chicago Parent<BR>Please save the Smart Love column<BR>Dear Ms. Tamara L. O'Shaughnessy,<BR>Dear Mrs. Tamara L. O'Shaughnessy:<BR>Dear Ms. O'Shaughnessy,<BR>I am a regular reader of Chicago Parent<BR>Dear Tamara:<BR>Dear Mrs. Tamara L. O'Shaughnessy:<BR>Dear Mrs. Tamara L. O'Shaughnessy:<BR>Dear Ms. O'Shaughnessy,<BR>Dear Mrs. O'Shaughnessy,<BR>Dear Tamara:<BR>Dear Mrs. Tamara L. O'Shaughnessy: <BR>Jill Browning is more rude, than pragmatic<BR>Dear Mrs. Tamara L. O'Shaughnessy Read...

 

Gigi's house-A lesson for all

<EM>Reader Essay<BR></EM>The older we get, I suspect we marvel at how profoundly beliefs we once held so firmly shift and change with time. One important thing I no longer believe is that I am in control of my future or the future of my family. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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