Parenting http://kplu.org en When Sibling Fights Go Beyond Harmless Kid Stuff http://kplu.org/post/when-sibling-fights-go-beyond-harmless-kid-stuff I'll never forget the time my big brother sank his fork in the back of my hand after I snitched food off his plate.<p>But all siblings fight, right? Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:26:59 +0000 9085 at http://kplu.org When Sibling Fights Go Beyond Harmless Kid Stuff Modern Parenthood: More Equal, More Stressed http://kplu.org/post/study-modern-parents-more-equal-more-stressed If you've ever had a spousal spat over who logs more time on housework, child care, or at the office, you might want to see how you stack up against other couples.<p><a href="http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2013/03/14/modern-parenthood-roles-of-moms-and-dads-converge-as-they-balance-work-and-family/">A new survey by the Pew Research Center</a> finds fathers spend three times as many hours a week on child care, and twice as much on housework, as they did in the 1960s. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 17:44:24 +0000 Jennifer Ludden 7996 at http://kplu.org Modern Parenthood: More Equal, More Stressed Update: Metro apologizes for diaper incident; mom looks to sue http://kplu.org/post/update-metro-apologizes-diaper-incident-mom-looks-sue <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px; ">Metro Transit in Seattle has apologized but says it won't discipline the driver who asked a woman with a baby to get off a bus because of a stinky diaper.</span></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px; "><a href="http://is.gd/ywJ5LB" target="_blank">Metro told KOMO&nbsp;</a>the driver did not violate policy when she acted for the comfort of other passengers.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px; ">An apology is not enough for the mother, Nichole Hakimian, who threatens to sue.</p><p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 18:10:58 +0000 The Associated Press 6768 at http://kplu.org Update: Metro apologizes for diaper incident; mom looks to sue How should you talk to your kids about marijuana? http://kplu.org/post/how-should-you-talk-your-kids-about-marijuana <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">Talking about drugs and alcohol with kids is awkward. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:15:05 +0000 Jennifer Wing 6765 at http://kplu.org How should you talk to your kids about marijuana? Navigating tweendom: A dad's tale http://kplu.org/post/navigating-tweendom-dads-tale <p>Being a father of tweens and teens isn&#39;t easy. Just ask writer Tim Haywood. With Father&#39;s Day coming up, Tim reflects on his efforts to take the high road, even when it gets bumpy.</p><p> Fri, 17 Jun 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Erin Hennessey 1882 at http://kplu.org Navigating tweendom: A dad's tale