April, 2014

A family decision gone horribly wrong

The Dad: This week, the Dad ponders the decisions he, and his felow parents, have made. Comment.

Carmine celebrates Holy Week the only way he knows how — with food!

Sunday Screech: What do the holidays really mean to Carmine? Click to find out! Comments (3).

Hearings, and hearing the Hospital

Perspective: The thing about hearings is there are the regular people, and there are the suits. Comments (5).

Siri-ously. My kid is conversing with a computer

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie figures she may be able to use technology to answer the tough questions. Comments (1).

Carmine’s latest column a life-saver!

Sunday Screech: Want to live as long and healthily as the Screecher has? Then follow these easy tips! Comments (7).

Dad’s left the baby home alone — again

The Dad: This week, the Dad realizes his two daughters are being raised differently. Comments (1).

March, 2014

When Carmine gets political, he really gets political!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher blasts the mayor, the former mayor, and just about everone else that likes charter schools. Comments (5).

Coming to terms with the terms of mom-hood

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie figures out that the older her boys get, the more she’ll have to give ground. Comments (3).

Fact is, ‘Party’ is spelled C-A-R-M-I-N-E

Sunday Screech: You haven’t won an award until you’ve won a Carmine! Comments (1).

Is college about finding a husband?

The Dad: This week, the Dad questions the concept of the new book, “Marry Smart.” Comments (1).

It’s your last chance to meet Carmine live and in person!

Sunday Screech: The Screecher’s gala is this week at the fabulous El Caribe Country Club, and tickets are still available! Comments (2).

Today’s women can’t have it all. Or can they?

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie looks back on her choice to stay home, keep the house clean, and raise the kids. Comments (2).

Carmine’s giving out ‘Carmines’ like he’s never given out ‘Carmines’ before!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher salutes Ann Marie Lettieri-Baker! Comments (7).

The Dad says ‘Reach for the ceiling!’

The Dad: This week, the Dad questions whether we should ask our kids to do so much athletically. Comments (3).

Carmine’s got a Marathon of a column!

Sunday Screech: In this week’s Screech, Carmine learns what happened to all that stuff that he lost. Comments (10).

February, 2014

Our vacation to New York City — and Brooklyn, too!

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie discovers that there is more to her hometown than Prospect Park — and learns that even when you get lost, you can have a great time. Comments (3).

Carmine provides another knee-slapper!

Sunday Screech: Jokes aside, the Screecher honors yet another “Carmine” award winner. Comments (3).

College try: Should the Dad make sure his kid goes to class?

The Dad: This week, our fearless father wonders if he should monitor his freshman daughters attendance at the school he’s paying for. Comments (3).

Do you believe what they did to that giraffe in Copenhagen? Carmine can’t

Sunday Screech: Carmine would not have eaten that animal — no matter how hungry he was — even if he was starving! Comments (8).

Letter from Methodist: You got it wrong again

Letters: A public relations rep for the Park Slope hospital says that we once again screwed up coverage of its controversial expansion bid. Comments (9).

Lost boy: A lesson learned

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie recalls a time when she went to watch her son’s baseball game — and he wasn’t there. Comments (6).

Carmine’s latest Carmine winners are his favorite couple!

Sunday Screech: Every once in a while, the Screecher says something nice about someone. This week, he names names — twice! Comments (2).

Legal weed puts Dad in a tizzy

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders what to tell his kids now that Colorado has legalized pot. Comments (6).

Carmine covers it all — all by himself!

Sunday Screech: Who needs reporters when you’ve got Carmine watching your back? Comments (2).

January, 2014

Steph’s mission: Inner peace

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie travels to the Catskills by herself, to learn something about herself. Comments (4).

Lessons learned

Fearless Parenting: Here’s what Stephanie was taught by Mahadev Chaitanya during here weekend seeking inner peace in the Catskills. Comment.

Finally! An award worthy of the name ‘Carmine’!

Sunday Screech: This week, the screecher puts aside his usual piss and vinegar for a tribute to his awardees. Comments (2).

Will the Dad pass his drivers test?

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders if he should give his daughter the keys when it is a little rainy outside. Comments (12).

Say what you want, but Carmine is an American through and through!

Sunday Screech: You can’t help yourself, can you? You can’t, right? So just click away and enjoy another instant classic from America’s Favorite Local Columnist. Comments (3).

Steph leads her kids to water

Fearless Parenting: This week, Stephanie figures there something to be said for taking the reigns. Comments (2).

The Screecher breaks out his joke book

Sunday Screech: This week’s column is for those of you who “get” Carmine. Comments (3).

Where there’s a will, there’s a way

The Dad: This week, the Dad figures it is time to get certain particulars worked out — even if it kills him (no pun inteneded). Comment.

The Screecher is off to the funeral parlor

Sunday Screech: No, Carmine has not passed, but he has lost a few friends this holiday season. Comments (4).

Ten things Steph wants to work on

Fearless Parenting: This week, the headline says it all. Comments (3).

December, 2013

Miracle of miracles! Carmine gets it done again

Sunday Screech: They don’t call him Carmine Santa Maria for nothing! Comments (2).