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The White House - Are Boys Too Rowdy?

I'm a mom (who was once a girl) who is raising daughters (more girls), so I really don't know much about what it means to parent a boy. I do have nephews, however, and though they often have different interests than my girls, they don't seem like...

The positive side of presidential politics

Welcome to Red Mom Blue Mom, ParentDish's special coverage of the 2008 Presidential election. Each Tuesday through November 4, columnists Rachel Campos-Duffy (Red Mom) and Ada Calhoun (Blue Mom) will take on issues relevant to parents on both...

Woman refuses to hand out candy to Obama supporters

A Gross Pointe Farms, Michigan woman played a nasty trick on trick-or-treaters this weekend. A sign on her door read, "No handouts for Obama supporters, liars, tricksters, or kids of supporters." The kids who approached Shirley Nagel's home...

Get your Cabbage Patch candidate doll on eBay

With only a week to go, the 2008 Presidential election has reached fever pitch. Are you a fiercely loyal voter? Wondering what you're going to do on November 5th when the election coverage slows down? Can't imagine life if the other team wins? Here's...

Candidates, campaigns, and core values

Welcome to Red Mom Blue Mom, ParentDish's special coverage of the 2008 Presidential election. Each Tuesday through November 4, columnists Rachel Campos-Duffy (Red Mom) and Ada Calhoun (Blue Mom) will take on issues relevant to parents on both sides...

Sarah Palin's stylist highest paid campaign staffer

In the first two weeks of October, the highest paid member of the McCain campaign staff wasn't a pollster, or a strategiest. It wasn't a bodyguard or a trusted campaign aid. The highest paid member of the McCain team was Sarah Palin's makeup artist....

Candidates campaign for the baby vote

Voter fraud, $150,000 wardrobes, smear campaigns, robocalls, and negative ads -- is anyone else ready for November 4th to get here already? Let's take a break -- just for a minute -- and look at the softer side of our two candidates, shall we? Maybe...

Obama wins Scholastic Kids Election poll

Every four years since 1940, Scholastic Magazine has asked young readers to pick the next president. In all but two of those 'elections', the kids have chosen the candidate who went on to win the presidency (they failed to predict Harry Truman in...

Newborn named Sarah McCain Palin

(Click the photo for the Top 12 Weirdest Baby Names) How do you show support for your presidential candidate? Signs in your yard? Bumper stickers on your car? Maybe you just show up and vote on the first Tuesday in November? Whatever you do, I'll...

Negative campaiging and the race for the White House

Welcome to Red Mom Blue Mom, ParentDish's special coverage of the 2008 Presidential election. Each Tuesday through November 4, columnists Rachel Campos-Duffy (Red Mom) and Ada Calhoun (Blue Mom) will take on issues relevant to parents on both sides...

Presidential pirates

They disagree on the economy. They disagree about foreign policy. They even disagree on how to pronounce "Pakistan". But whatever their philosophical, economic, military or social differences, there is one thing the two presidential candidates,...

John McCain bails on meeting with Jenny McCarthy

Presidential nominee John McCain allegedly had a date set with actress Jenny McCarthy. The topic of their discussion? Not love but, rather autism, and specifically the link between the condition and the use of thimerosal in the vaccines McCarthy...

John McCain makes Kathy Hilton mad

Kathy Hilton doesn't appreciate John McCain's sense of humor. The presumptive Republican nominee recently used Hilton's daughter, Paris, in what many are calling a negative TV ad. The ad showed images of Paris Hilton and Britney Spears surrounded by...

PD*Poll: Are families off-limits during elections?

Barack Obama is upset because the Republicans and the media have cast aspersions on his wife's character, questioning her patriotism and calling her his "baby mama". He told one network that "I've said publicly before, and I'll say it again - I think...

Megan McCain gives her dad one more vote for Father's Day

Here's a Father's Day gift most of us cannot give: Megan McCain, daughter of Presidential hopeful Senator John McCain, has changed her voter registration from Independent to Republican, for her dad. "I did this as a symbol of my commitment to my dad...

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