Tragic accident hits heartstrings

It's been deemed a "tragic accident" by authorities and something that every parent hopes never happens. Exodus, the 4-year-old daughter of former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, was pronounced dead Tuesday morning after she was found Monday...

Birthday party bonanzas

When it comes to some birthday parties, the sky's the limit.  I read recently on Goddess, a Yahoo! blog, about birthday parties for kids of celebrities. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes reportedly spent $100,000 on their daughter Suri's second birthday...

The princess pedestal

Are little girls growing up more spoiled because of a princess presence in today's society? Some experts and parents think so, according to an Associated Press article I came across recently. Princess-themed products are rampant at all stages of...

Jon and Kate — now what?

I didn't see the full episode of the fifth season opener of "Jon and Kate Plus 8" on Monday night. I was heading home from a family outing at 9 p.m. when it first broadcast. I did, however, catch the last 25 minutes of it during the second broadcast...