A goodbye and a welcome

On the dashboard of the software that powers ParentDish, there's a little box that tells each blogger how many words and how many posts he or she has ...

When dogs attack kids

In the drive through line-up this morning, I heard a story that disturbed me so much that halfway through, I flipped the sound off and glanced worried...

Speeding in the neighborhood

Yesterday, summer lurked in the air. It was the first day I could smell the mini daisies in bloom on lush April-rained grass, in the air I located the...

Launch of a new ParentDish!

For several months now, we've been working behind the scenes here at ParentDish. Our goal: a fresh, dynamic update to our beloved old blog. We're now ...

The worst kids meal in America, and other food disasters

It's a pretty well known fact that fast food is bad. It's fast food, right? It's convenient and you can drive up to it and pay for it with the crusty ...

A book reading and an accident

In the few years I've been writing at ParentDish, I've linked to Rebecca Woolf's blog on numerous occasions. Rebecca, otherwise known as the dynamic v...

A glow in the dark, for those who have lost

Since discovering the Mama blog world some time in 2004, I've pretty much stopped watching TV. I rarely read the newspaper, instead finding relevant t...

Jenny McCarthy: Jim could have any 20-year-old

Women in their thirties can wear take-no-prisoners red lipstick without looking like a clownish kid in a candy store. They can wear sky-high heels wit...

Keeping finances separate

One of my best girlfriends had a baby last year, and we've been making plans for her impending visit here since the day her baby girl was born. "We'll...

Once you're a parent, can it ever be OK to leave?

I'd heard of the blog Petite Anglaise before, likely from scanning through the blog rolls of parenting blogs I do read everyday. But I hadn't really d...

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