Too early for push-up

“Parents, don’t dress your girls like tramps.” Whaaaaaat?!?! Not a misprint, folks. It was a headline on cnn.com headline on a piece written by CNN contributor LZ Granderson (and for the record, the piece is strictly his opinion and not that of CNN:...

Earth Day effort in a pinch

As we proceed through Holy Week en route to Easter Sunday, it’s also time to celebrate the earth and the environment. Friday, April 22, is Earth Day, an observance that was created in 1970 by U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, according to the U.S. Environmental...

My, how tastes change (sigh)

It’s amazing how quickly kids grow up these days. With that growth is quite a change in tastes, from clothing to characters and music. When we found out we were pregnant with our daughter, we wanted the baby’s room to carry a Walt Disney theme. We settled...

So many questions, too many lives lost

It was all over the news this morning: A mother drives her minivan carrying her four children off a boat ramp and into the chilly, murky waters of the Hudson River in Newburgh, N.Y., some 60 miles north of New York City. The woman’s 10-year-old son escapes...

Tot tipsy at Applebee’s

You’ve got to be kidding me. How can a waiter/waitress mistakenly take an alcoholic beverage and serve it to a toddler? Apparently, very easily. It happened recently at an Applebee’s restaurant, and it isn’t the first time that little ones got silly...