Roundup: The Latest from the Parenting Blogosphere

Roundup: The Latest from the Parenting Blogosphere

Alejandra Valera
Aug 26, 2009

Jump Arounds? Fresh Beat Band? Oh, you know who we're talking about. Dirty Little Secret examines just who these kids think they are...


What else is abuzz in the Parenting blogosphere? Peanut-free school zones, the long-gone cute kid, how to spoil mac and cheese and more after the jump...

• Are peanut-free school zones necessary? "For those of us who have never had to deal with a food allergy, banning peanut products from our kids' lunches may sound ridiculous. But talk to a parent of a child severely allergic to peanuts, and you quickly learn why making such a concession on our end is a small price to pay." Read more at Bliss Tree.

• Where did your cute kid go? "As crazy and upsetting as things got with two teens in the house, what really helped me and my wife cope was discovering that we were not alone! We shared these frustrations of raising "rebel-agers" with neighbors, colleagues, and relatives..." Read more at Decoder.

• "Support someone else's dreams. Pick a person, and for a week, agree with all of her ideas. Find something right about everything he says or does. Look for every opportunity to offer support...Notice the results." Read more at Homeschool Style Bytes.

"Hi daddy!" she says as she emerges from the patchouli fog and wraps her arms around our father's neck. "Did you hear?"

"Hear what?"

"That Danny's making us dinner and we're all going to die."

"I HEARD THAT, ASS-MUNCH!" I shout from the kitchen.

Read more on How To Screw-Up Mac And Cheese over at Dad Gone Mad.

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