Yesterday I was talking on the phone with my sister, asking how my little nephew has been. “We’re totally in the Terrible Twos,” she sighed, her voice barely audible over the high-pitch wailing in the background that sounded like the cat was stuck in the pepper grinder. “He’s mad because I put him in timeout for stabbing the dog with a … [Read more...] about How I Dodged the Terrible Twos
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My daughter Ava and I have started a new tradition: every once in a while, we like to visit the kitties at the Humane Society. My girlfriends think I’m crazy. “Doesn’t it break your heart?” they ask. I’m a little embarrassed to admit that it doesn’t. I see the cats lounging in their semi-private studio apartments with wall-to-wall blanketing. … [Read more...] about Can Kids and Pets Mix?
Budget cooking for families provides multiple challenges, including integrating healthful ingredients that children will eat, keeping dishes simple to prepare and using fresh and unprocessed foods. Frugal cooks begin as frugal shoppers, locating basics that help them stretch their grocery dollars. Establish a few key favorite recipes that you vary with whatever fruits and … [Read more...] about Budget Cooking for a Family
A normal pregnancy does not usually require you to take to your bed for the duration of gestation. Your doctor will encourage you to continue your normal activities, including work, exercise and social life. While your baby is developing, however, you can take certain safety precautions to ensure that you and your baby stay safe during your pregnancy.Avoid Tobacco and Tobacco … [Read more...] about Pregnancy Safety Tips
"You should only text in the bathroom. Just be sure you don't hit the wrong button and end up putting a photo of your junk on Twitter. Trust me, you don't want those followers," Brad Pitt tells readers of this month's Wired Magazine. As the cover story, the famous dad of 6 offers tongue and cheek tech advice, and offers up some social etiquette as well. "No, you … [Read more...] about Brad Pitt: Tech Guru