Happy 2nd birthday Baby Boy!

It was two years ago at 11:07 a.m. today (Feb. 25)  that Jacob Robert Clews made his entrance into the world. He arrived a day late and a few pounds lighter than expected from a gestational diabetic mother (6 pounds, 4.5 ounces), but he was 20 inches long and had...

Parent 1st, friend 2nd

When it comes to kids and parents, is it OK to be your child’s friend as well as a parent? Perhaps it depends on who you ask. If you ask country singer/actor Billy Ray Cyrus, he might tell you that it’s better to be the parent above all instead of the...

Picking apart the picky eater

The picky eater. Every family has one. So how do you deal with it? Do you keep giving in to their constant demands for chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese? Or do you keep asserting the green veggies that they won’t eat? For those with infants or are...