| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:52 PM
If you want to get in beach body shape for spring break, don't spare a sagging mattress, especially if you're losing sleep over it.
Recent University of Chicago research concluded that without adequate sleep, fat cells don't properly...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:04 AM
There are times on this journey with autism that I ask myself the question: What haven’t I done for my son? Have I found enough people to help him? Am I spending enough time with him?
This is particularly the case when I or my husband are awake...
| Mar 1, 2013
The Columbia Jewish Congregation presents "An Afternoon with Theater J" at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, 5885 Robert Oliver Place. Theater J will present a preview of scenes from its coming production of "Andy...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 12:01 AM
And on the ninth day God looked down on his planned paradise and his caretaker and said, “How are you going to do all this by yourself?”
His caretaker said, “I dunno.”
So, on the ninth day God made a migrant farmworker.
| Feb 18, 2013
If it is true, as the writer Samuel Johnson once said, that "patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel," then the dictionary must be the first.
Consider how readily our leaders, in justifying what cannot be justified, parse definitions down to...
| Jul 20, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Following last Sunday's debut of the extreme fishing series "Monster Fish," the National Geographic Channel offers up another show in the popular genre. "Fish Warrior" follows adventurer and angler Jakub VÃ¡gner as he journeys on extreme fishing...
| Aug 23, 2010
As summer winds down, another new school year brings fresh notebooks, sharp pencils and — for many kids — a new cycle of sleep deprivation.
With classes that start as early as 7 a.m. and buses that pull up long before sunrise, some 80% of...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 1:48 PM
There's something inexplicable about our relationship with coffee. It percolates through our day from the moment we wake, enlivening our senses and galvanizing us into action. It's an affair that has been going on for more than 500 years, since the...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 2:25 PM
These days, it's just good to have a job. But remaining gainfully employed can take a toll on health, especially if your work has you up at odd hours and sleeping irregularly. Shift work, say two studies out this week, poses particular problems for women,...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 1:56 PM
Always curious about what your guy is thinking -- especially now that he's a pops? TheBump.com asked one brave dad (stay-at-home dad, Tait) to spill what's really going on in those mysterious dude brains of theirs. Here's what he revealed....
| Sep 8, 2010
| 2:12 PM
For 10-year-old Jacob Krause, getting ready for the new school year wasn't a simple matter of back-to-school shopping. It also involved working out logistics for getting to the bathroom as many as 20 times during a single school day.