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What Would You Say To Barbara Walters?

Barbara Walters asked an uncomfortable question to Rachel Campos-Duffy. Credit: Evan Agostini, AP ParentDish columnist Rachel Campos-Duffy was a guest on "The View" recently, and Barbara Walters asked her the following question: "Did...ParentDish columnist Rachel Campos-Duffy was a guest on "The View" recently, and Barbara Walters asked her the following question: "Did you ever think, 'I wish I had a career and I didn't have six kids?'"

Government Leaders Reflect New Partnership in Family Life

Recently, when my husband and I arrived in Washington, D.C., for congressional freshman orientation week, several national newspapers noted the more casual and hands-on style of this new generation of leaders. One wrote, "Former MTV Star...During congressional freshman orientation week, several national newspapers noted the more casual and hands-on style of this new generation of leaders.

Obama's Speech to Students: Education Message or Lopsided Propaganda?

Last week, a Utah elementary school principal apologized to parents after screening a video, "I Pledge," to students during a school assembly. You might recall the video; it went viral shortly after President Barack Obama's inauguration. Produced...

A SAHM's dirty little secret

These days, bringing up the "mommy wars" is as potentially explosive as a faux pas at a Middle East peace negotiation -- except everyone is a lot less diplomatic. I happened to grow up in a family of political junkies who loved to philosophize...

From butterflies to bonding: Saying hello to child #5

With my due date now only one day away, I am looking forward to the labor and delivery of this baby, my fifth, with an entirely different energy and perspective. For one, this pregnancy has been different. Physically, the last nine months have...

Is your pre-schooler over scheduled?

I first started to feel the "enrichment" pressure when my first child was three years old. As a new mom, I felt like a foreigner as I listened in on the new and strange conversations of the "experienced moms" as I waited for the end of my daughter's...

8 tips for exercising at home

I'm writing this post as a follow-up to one I wrote last week, where I talked about my struggle to find the time and energy to work out, especially now that I am in my third trimester of pregnancy. I received feedback from other moms wanting to talk...

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