I have a skewed perception of aging. My dad didn’t start working out until he was 65. He got his ear pierced around the same time--about 20 years after ear piercing fell out of fashion. Then he bought a Harley-Davidson. It had been about four decades since he last owned one but he figured that if his 87-year-old buddy Gene could ride, then so could he. Every time they’d set out … [Read more...] about Age is But a Number. No, Really. I Swear!
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For the first year after the divorce was final, my auto-response to just about every question that flew out of the mouths of my three sons was “YES!” It was an automatic, rapid-fire and knee-jerk reaction to each and every query. Yes, I will be your room mom! Yes, I will be the team mom! Yes, we can still go on vacations, live in our super-sized house, drive our … [Read more...] about The Two-Letter Word Every Mom Should Learn to Say
Legendary athlete David Beckham bid an emotional farewell on Saturday to the sport that has made him a household name for more than two decades. The soccer star (or football, as it's known in the rest of the world), played his final home game for Paris Saint-Germain on May 18 after announcing his retirement last week. As he left the field for the last time, the crowd rose … [Read more...] about David Beckham’s Emotional Farewell [VIDEO]
Apple's big keynote address just wrapped up and there's still no iPhone 5, although there is a new phone and a new operating system hitting the market. Tim Cook, who has headed up the company since Steve Jobs' retirement in August, hosted the event at Apple's Cupertino campus. He kicked off the event with “Good morning, this is my first product launch since being named … [Read more...] about Apple’s Big iPhone Launch Event & Keynote
Large families - think Kate Gosselin’s crew of eight, the Duggars’ 19-kid-family and Nadya Suleman’s dozen+ - have been depicted by pop culture as old timey circus acts, something for which you’d pay admission at a county fair in order to enter a shadowy tent and marvel at this oddity. These families got reality shows and the attention of the media because you just don’t see … [Read more...] about Selfish Reasons To Have More Kids