Is Ice Cream Bad for You?

If ice cream falls on the pavement, it's still good, right? Photo: stockxpert.com
"So, it's summer," my friend says, "and that means a steady...

Letting a Child Win - How Bad?

"You're it!" Photo: stockxpert.com
When playing a game against your child (checkers, chess, Candy Land) do you let them win? Many...

Under-Scheduling Children - How Bad?

I don't know, what do you guys want to do? Photo: stockexpert.com
This year many mom-friends are skipping the...

Kids Staying Up Late - How Bad?

Got a couple of night owls at home? Photo: stockxpert.com
Ever try to coax children to go to bed when it's bright as noon outside and the...

Major Bedtime Snacking - How Bad?

"Do you see any coffee ice cream back there?" Credit: stockxpert.com.
After "eating" dinner, my children used to ask for snacks in 5-minute...

Skipping Sunscreen - How Bad?

"Is that sunscreen in your hand?" Photo courtesy of stockxchange.com.
For some families, this delicious weather also brings a delightful daily...

Family Dinner Boycott - How Bad?

Sure she threw me a bone, but when is everyone else coming to the table? Image: Stockxpert.com. My friend practically whispered it in my ear: We...

Saying No to StarTrek - How Bad?

"Okay so YOU can see 101 Dalmations, but not YOU. You're too sensitive." Photo from stockxpert.com.
Hanging out with several other moms-of-boys,...

TV Lunch, Every Day - How Bad?

So how bad is eating in front of the TV? Photo courtesy stockexpert.com. This week's How Bad question comes via email: "My daughter is 4. I would...

Scolding Your Child's Friend - How Bad?

Do you scold other people's kids? Photo courtesy of stockexpert.com.
The email said: "How about this for How Bad: Scolding other people's kids? My...

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