The title of a new marriage handbook caught my eye: The Secret Lives of Wives. At first the book terrified me. Another submission and sacrifice manual? Instead, journalist and longtime wife Iris Krasnow delivers astonishing candor, realistic compassion, and invaluable wisdom when it comes to how paradoxically infuriating and rewarding long-term relationships can be.
TGIS Thank Goodness Its (almost) September! Parents rejoice, children groan. No matter how you feel about the end of summer va-cay, its definitely time to start gearing up for the start of a new school year. So, in between shopping for endless supplies (do I really need to buy more glue sticks?!) and the latest must-have fashions, take a few minutes to review some safety tips as we get ready for the next 10 months of school activities, sports & after-school programs, playdates, and everything else in between. Here are some helpful tips for younger children as well as some good, timely reminders for parents!