Spotlight bad light

Infamous “Octomom” Nadya Suleman is back in the spotlight again, but not in a good light. ABC’s “Good Morning America” interviewed the mom of 14 after California child welfare officials and police visited her home earlier this week. They...

16 and pregnant, and it’s reality

It was a cold, early Saturday morning in December when I came across a marathon of “16 and Pregnant” episodes on MTV. It’s said that reality TV is never purely reality, that some things are staged like arguments and issues, but I have to say the...

Let’s do the prom warp again

Spring has sprung — although this day, April 24, 2012, you might think that fall is around the corner with the drop in temperatures. For many high school students, however, this season means prom time. That magical night is a right of passage for many teens....

Flexing for family

She leaves early? Yes, she does. She has for about seven years now, but was afraid to say so. An article on cnn.com written by Pamela Stone, a sociology professor at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, spotlighted Sheryl Sandberg,...

Eating like the baby birds

Like clockwork, they came back. Mamma Bird and Papa Bird returned to our back porch rafters to nest and bring their babies into the world. This is the fourth year that the pair set up shop at our house. We believe that they are the same doves who have nested there...