| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:11 AM
A new show, "Extreme Guide to Parenting" premieres on Bravo Aug. 7.
I will be watching.
According to recent article on Today.com, "During the premiere, you might find yourself trying to suppress your judgmental side, too, as you watch two dads in...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:31 PM
So many people have unhappy stories about learning cursive writing that a popular new instructional method is called “Handwriting Without Tears.” I have my own awful memories of dozens of hours spent laboriously tracing out the elaborate...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 7:55 AM
The new trend in holiday gift-giving appears to be … caution. If not downright terror. Not necessarily about how much money is spent, but more a risk-averse attitude toward the possibility that we might buy recipients something that wasn’t...
| Aug 15, 2013
Dogs — notably dalmatians, but all kinds of other breeds, as well — are a longtime tradition in American firehouses. NBC's drama Chicago Fire recognized this during its first season when it added the dog “Pouch” (pictured) to its...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:38 PM
You've watched Paula Deen's apology video and searched the Food Network in vain for reruns of "Paula's Best Dishes." But you crave more. You know that the celebrity chef with a penchant for fatty foods and unfortunate racial language will be appearing...
| Oct 19, 2011
OK, 'fess up. How many of you sneak into your kids' Halloween candy and take your favorite treat when the kids aren't around? I admit I've been guilty of this one. I find it hard to resist those little sleeves of Whoppers and the tiny Butterfingers. My...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 6:47 AM