| Jun 15, 2013
| 12:24 PM
I will never forget Mother's Day 1997. Ironically, it was the first day that I took responsibility as a father — sort of my first Father's Day. My oldest son, Jared, was born two days prior, and now it was my role to safely transport both babe and...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Mancakes are pancakes without all the froufrou stuff. And they're hearty enough to serve up to dear ol' dad on Father's Day.
Dads deserve breakfast in bed, too, you know. But somehow, that's seen as a Mother's Day thing.
Well, we're challenging that...
| Jun 11, 2013
Maryland Wine Week is back. The 11-day celebration of the state's wine industry begins Friday and runs through June 24.
Organized by the Maryland Wineries Association, the third annual promotional event has restaurants and wine shops throughout the state...
| Jul 2, 2013
For a long time, John Loerop just wanted revenge.
After he had heard the screams, after he had tried to revive his daughter with CPR, after he had attended her funeral, he wanted the boy who had hit her with his car to pay.
But eventually, John...
| May 12, 2013
My mother would have turned 90 last week, and in her honor I decided I'd read a letter she once wrote me, one I'd deliberately never opened.
She had given me the letter on the last day of one of her occasional visits to Chicago.
"Honey, I jotted a few...
| May 14, 2013
Nia Vardalos didn't enter motherhood with ease. This Canadian-born, Second City-trained actress and author (most well known for writing and starring in the movie "My Big Fat Greek Wedding,") pulls back the curtain on her struggles to become a mom in her...
| May 12, 2013
Mother's Day is the mother of all conundrums.
"Are you supposed to plan a celebration that includes the kids?" a colleague asked me. "Or plan a day that gives her a break from the kids?"
He's a dad of two little ones. He wanted to do the right thing....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Later this month Kevin Frandsen will defend his title at the annual 19 for Life bocce ball tournament, a major fundraiser for foundation (19forlife.org) founded by his family to raise money for cancer research in honor of his late brother. Thursday, the...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:42 PM
In 40 years of interviews as a journalist, I've never met anyone quite like Hedda Bolgar.
The pioneering psychoanalyst, who attended lectures by Sigmund Freud as a young woman and fled Vienna for the United States when the Third Reich entered Austria,...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In a new video from Chime For Change, several celebrities talk about how important their mothers are to them. Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12....
| May 14, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Welcome back, Dance Moms nation. Did everyone have a nice Mothers Day, even if you didn’t get your own TV special to commemorate it? Are you ready for — or dreading — our two-week sabbatical until Dance Moms starts up again June 4 with...