Get ready to get out

Spring is in the air — although it wasn’t in some parts of Schuylkill less than 24 hours ago. Areas of northern Schuylkill saw inches of snow fall. Southern Schuylkill endured lots of rain, but none of the white stuff. Talk about bringing on cabin fever!...

Be aware while ‘babywearing’

It’s not uncommon these days to see moms “wearing” their infants. Slings, snugglies and backpack-type devices are popular means of transporting, carrying or nurturing little ones. There are right and wrong ways of wearing them, and there are...

PETA and Nadya — the right message?

Octomom Nadya Suleman is back in the news, and this time she may be delivering a message about overpopulation. The message won’t pertain to her large brood of 14 children — eight of whom she gave birth to last January, thus garnering her infamous nickname....

Toyless kids’ meals?

What child doesn’t look forward to the little toy that comes with their “Happy Meal”? As a parent, I don’t mind them. However, I don’t look forward to cleaning up all of the said toys that tend to get cast aside in the weeks to follow....