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  • The Tyranny of Carpooling

    By Jane Ulman

    June 28, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Sigmund Freud says we owe our children travel, education and nice clothes.

    Judaism says we owe them a religious and ethical upbringing.

    But who says we owe them carpooling?

    Who says that after years of catering to them and carting them around, we aren't entitled, as Howard Beale, the...

  • The Necessary Next Step

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    April 26, 2001 | 7:59 pm

    Alvin Schrage knows what it means to shlep. Every weekday he gathers his three children into his Plymouth Voyager and makes the commute from their Agoura home to Emek Hebrew Academy in Sherman Oaks.

    "That's my nonpaying second job," jokes Schrage, who returns from his commute to his...