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Hey there!  You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some Quick and Dirty Tips for Practical Parenting. Today’s Topic: Telling Tall Tales. When Children Lie: Tips for Setting Things Straight You will deal with many wonderful changes in your children throughout their lifetime...
- May 18, 2007
Hey there!  You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some Quick and Dirty Tips for Practical Parenting. Today’s Topic: A Slippery Subject Tips for Bathing Your New Baby One of the most wonderful things about newborn babies is the way they smell. They always seem to have...
- May 11, 2007
Hey there!  You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some Quick and Dirty Tips for Practical Parenting. Today’s Topic: Lets Get Ready To Go! Tips for Introducing the Potty The previous episode of The Mighty Mommy reviewed some tips for potty training readiness. Now I’d...
- May 04, 2007
  Grammar Girl here. Today's topic is text messaging. Karel (pronounced Carl) from Toronto, Canada, asked if I think text messaging is affecting how people write in formal situations. Well, I know it is for some people because Mia tells me so in this next message: [Mia's...
- April 27, 2007
Hey There!  You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some Quick and Dirty Tips for Practical Parenting. Today’s Topic: Eat Your Vegetables; Tips to Encourage Healthy Eating. In today’s fast food friendly world, it doesn’t always seem easy to make healthy eating...
- April 13, 2007
  I hope you enjoy this April Fools' Day show. It was created by Will Ross. [I quick-posted the transcript for the listeners stationed in Iraq. I didn't realize they can't listen! The editing may not be perfect, but here it is.] [Will's voice] Grammar Girl here,...
- April 01, 2007
Today’s Topic is Sleep Baby Sleep: Tips for Working Through Sleep Issues. How to Get Your Baby to Go to Sleep There have been hundreds of books written to help parents find ways to make their babies sleep. There are so many different methods to choose from; how does a parent know where to...
- March 30, 2007
Hey there!  You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some Quick and Dirty Tips for Practical Parenting. Today’s Topic is Dining Out: Tips for Restaurant Dining With the Kids. I’ve heard many people say that they never get to eat out anymore because of their children....
- March 23, 2007
Today’s topic is Roths to the max! Jonathan in New Jersey called in with this question about the maximum contribution limits for a Roth IRA and a Roth 401(k): “Hey Money Girl. This is Jonathan. I’m really enjoying your podcast so far along with Grammar Girl’s. The question...
- March 19, 2007
Hey There!  You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some Quick and Dirty Tips for Practical Parenting. Today’s Topic: Deciding on a Doctor: Tips for Choosing a Pediatrician You may be anticipating a new child’s arrival or you already have a child and are looking for a...
- March 16, 2007
Hey there!  You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some Quick and Dirty Tips for Practical Parenting. Today’s topic: Hectic Highways Tips for Road Trips Today I’ll be sharing with you some ideas to make road trips with the kids more pleasant for everyone. I’ll...
- March 09, 2007
Today's topic is semicolons. I get questions about semicolons a lot, so it's time to clear up some confusion. Use Semicolons to Separate Things and Add Variety Semicolons separate things. Most commonly, they separate two main clauses that are closely related to each other but that...
- February 23, 2007
Grammar Girl here. Today's topic is how to correct other people's grammar. Dr. David asked about how he can correct other people's grammar without losing friends or sounding like a snob. A couple of people, whom I won't name, asked how to deal with bad grammar in the...
- January 12, 2007
Today's topic is whether you can use the word woman as an adjective. Ann in Baltimore, Maryland, asked why people were referring to Nancy Pelosi as the woman Speaker of the House instead of the female speaker of the house, and Amy in Delaware asked a similar question a few days ago. The...
- November 10, 2006
Today's topic is who versus that. Lesley called in with this question: My pet peeve is who versus that, as in “You know Bob, he's the guy that sold me my car.” It drives me nuts. Or am I mistaken and it's just become part of the new English verbiage in the evolution of...
- November 04, 2006

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