Walkman takes a walk

The Sony Walkman is officially taking a walk. A blog on cnn.com reported that the electronics company has stopped making and distributing the cassette Walkman, which was first released on July 1, 1979. It provided young and old alike with the opportunity to take their...

Halloween happenings

Halloween is overall a happy time in our family. My daughter and I enjoy deciding on Halloween costumes, buying candy for trick-or-treaters and taking in all-things fall and Halloween activities, from hayrides and pumpkin painting to trick-or-treat and Halloween...

Parental leave: Sounds like a plan

A feature on Tuesday’s “ABC News Nightline” intrigued me as a parent (http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/sweden-land-stay-home-dad/story?id=11918278&page=2). Not only do moms in Sweden get time off after they have a baby, so do the dads. In that...

What’s hot for Halloween?

So what will your little pumpkins be dressed up like this Halloween? It’s hard to believe that October is half over and the big night of ghosts, goblins, tricks and treats will be here before we know it! I took a look last year at top costumes, and why should...