vivian manning schaffel
The Massachusetts State Ethics Commission has nixed teacher gifts worth more than $50. Foul or fair?
Angie Harmon may often appear to be poised perfection, but let it be known that she's a very cool, very funny, down-to-earth mom of three daughters who shares the same concerns most of us have about parenting. Having recently joined forces with Children's Advil in promoting their "Relieve My Fever" contest, she spoke candidly about how this contest inspired her, as well as about many of the joys and challenges we all face as parents.
A recent Guardian interview with "Gossip Girl" star and Pretty Reckless singer Taylor Momsen raised quite a few eyebrows for its frisky subject matter. Is what she says apropos or "Oh GAWD no!"?
If you are an adult child of divorced parents (or you are a divorced parent yourself), prepare to grit your teeth in frustration! The Los Angeles Times recently featured a study that says adult children of parents who divorced before the kids were 18 are more than twice as likely to have a stroke!
On her 18th birthday, Miley Cyrus was caught on video sucking a hit off a mighty big bong. But she wasn't smoking straight-up weed. Word on the street is that she was inhaling a legal drug called "salvia."
I think my kid believed in Santa until very recently, when one of his astute friends at school lay down the gauntlet and said, "If you're half-Jewish, how can you believe in Santa? Don't you know that Santa and the tooth fairy ARE YOUR PARENTS?!" So now that he knows the truth, how do I get him to keep it from his little sister?
Oh, in-box. How you beckon me with the gorgeous designer items at slashed prices you can so conveniently bring to my door. But it's the holidays, and I'm cold busted. How am I to find the strength to delete your tempting, wicked invitations to my undoing?
There's more scary information coming out about cell phone exposure by the second! CNN.com reports that a new study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, has found that children exposed to cell phones in the womb and after birth, up to age 7, are more likely to
experience behavioral problems such as hyperactivity, attention and
social issues than those who aren't exposed.