I'm not a real mom, but I did play one once.
Some friends of mine, planning an overseas trip, asked me to stay with their boys while they were gone. Honored to be chosen-- especially after I heard that the boys, ages 12, 14, and 16, ha... Read more
Believe it or not, the nutritional needs of children have not changed much in the last 20 years. However, the world they live in certainly has. It is quite a different childhood experience for kids and teens, with fast food restaurants on every corne... Read more
Recently, while bringing the wood in for our woodstove, a friend of ours said, "With all those boys, you’re bringing in the wood?" By "all those boys," he was referring to our four sons. I quickly explained to him that w... Read more
Cheers to a boy who didn’t know any better.
Cheers to a man who didn’t let a little thing like reality stand in his way.
Cheers to a self-taught musician whose creativity and skill is the stuff of legend.
Cheers t... Read more
Forget haunted houses, the walking dead, or vampire bats. If there's one thing that scares me about Halloween, it's the candy. Packed full of artificial colors and flavors, chemical additives, and high fructose corn syrup, Halloween candy mak... Read more
My boyfriend desperately needs to loose weight. We have both gained 30 pounds in the last 2 1/2 years. I meet him at the gym. We had both lost about 50 lbs each and when we started dating we promise each other we would not let ourselves or each othe... Read more
Gastric bypass for weight loss. Not in this country but it happened. You can google the story. Curious what you think about this. I think it could set him up for other medical problems during his life. Drastic surgery for such a young child. If... Read more
Probably not the greatest question but I want to know if this is a "boy thing" or what. My son will not poop in any public restroom including school. I just don't get it as I told him all the tricks of putting the paper on the water f... Read more
I am a very young 65 year old and have been gradually gaining wait over the past 15 years. I started at a nice 116 and now am up to 140. This does not sound like much, however it is putting me in the diabetes rage. I lost... Read more
Forget the anti-nausea tablets! Chew a small piece of ginger or drink ginger beer / ale (there are also ginger capsules available) before setting out on a journey. Ginger will settle your tummy in no time, and it's safe for small children and during... Read more
It's been just over a year since my favorite four-legged fitness buddy stumbled into my life. One March evening, my husband and I found the stray puppy darting back and forth across a busy street. She didn't have a collar or microchip, and by... Read more
There are a variety of tips to prevent viruses. When you do find yourself not feeling well, there are various cold and flu survival guides to help you cope which is good since this year the fear of the flu is at an all time high.We have long known th... Read more
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