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…I’m Only the Messenger!

More thinkers realize that there is no conclusive benefit to breastfeeding.

Chewelry

My 8 year-old has started mouthing everything again. This behavior had all but vanished until about six months ago when it mysteriously reasserted itself....

Give Me Back My Red Dye No. 40!

Congratulations all you health freaks! You’ve been complaining for years about artificial dyes in your food, your cosmetics, your candy. Well, you’ve finally done it...

Cough Suppressing

Eli’s home sick today and I’m feeling pretty cruddy myself. I just got over a two-month bout of pneumonia and am more than a...

I Can See Clearly Now…

What an idiot I am! What kind of mother threatens not to buy her son a new pair of glasses if he loses/breaks the...

Wii Are Not Fat!

Our Wii insists that we’re overweight and chastises us for eating too much. I’m not sure what to do about it. My 8-year-old son is developing a body image complex.

CEO Salaries

He who pays has the final say

Legally Inane

I don’t know about you, but if I was a passenger on US Airways flight 1549 last week that miraculously landed in the Hudson...

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A story that kept asking to be told

It started two years ago with an account executive who was simply doing her job. Ruth Ann Miller was busily contacting Valley photographers about...

Party Articles

Out-of-the Box Birthday Party Ideas

Wanting to do something a little extra special for your child’s next birthday party? Maybe it’s a milestone birthday—like turning double digits or entering...

Party Etiquette

Whether you’re hosting a party or attending one, you may be wondering—do people really RSVP anymore? What about goodie bags, are those still a...

How to Throw a Birthday Party that Won’t Break the Bank

I remember the days when birthday parties consisted of colorful balloons, streamers, a simple cake, and the classics like musical chairs and tag with...

How to do a drive-by birthday party

As we get deeper into quarantine, people have gotten creative with birthday celebrations. One result: the drive-by birthday party.

Home pool party? Hire a lifeguard!

Drowning happens silently and quickly. That’s why children are at risk even when — and sometimes especially when — adults are nearby. Even a "designated...