vivian manning schaffel
With so many families facing hard times, it was only a matter of time before a reality show about our rocky economy was created. WEtv's "Downsized" centers on modern-day "Brady Bunch" parents Todd and Laura Bruce and their seven children, and how they coped with going from a cushy life to facing financial hardship -- and the radical change in lifestyle that inevitably followed. Read on!
It's been over a half century since "the Pill" was made available to women, and thanks to healthcare reform, the day may FINALLY come when we can stop shelling out hundreds and hundreds of our hard-earned dollars each year for contraceptive purposes. But will the powers that be see family planning as preventive medicine?
There's a lot of nonsense to wade through out here in the Wild West of the blogosphere. But every so often, you stumble across a post that just makes you say, "RIGHT THE EFF ON!"
Such is the case today with a lady who assumes the moniker "Nerdy Apple Bottom" and her awesome post, "My Son Is Gay."
Our hearts go out to British singer Lily Allen, who recently suffered a miscarriage six months into her pregnancy. Sadly, many who endure this incredibly painful loss can be made to feel even lonelier when the people around them aren't sure how to support them. Here are some ways you can help.
Better keep a close eye on your kids when they're learning how to ride a bike! Last week, a Manhattan judge ruled that a 4-year-old could actually be sued for negligence for colliding with an elderly woman!
I almost choked on my bagel when I read this disturbing story: A young Jacksonville mom pleaded guilty to second degree murder for shaking her 3-month-old to death because she was peeved he'd interrupted her game of "FarmVille"!
Off-duty 20-year police vet Feris "Jonesy" Jones was getting her hair done at a Brooklyn hair salon when an armed robber -- 19-year-old Winston Cox -- busted onto the premises. Keeping her cool, the 50-year-old police officer and mom shot the gun out of his hand, then shot the doorknob, foiling his getaway!
In writing about the hit CBS TV show "Mike and Molly," a MarieClaire.com blogger made some very controversial statements about the series' costars, saying, among other things, "I think I'd be grossed out if I had to watch two characters with rolls and rolls of fat kissing each other ... because I'd be grossed out if I had to watch them doing anything."