Whoa, baby!

Most moms-to-be hope for a healthy birth weight for their newborns. One mom in Germany got a little more than that. Broadcast and published reports revealed a story out of the European country where a woman gave birth last week to a baby girl who tipped the scales at...

Cheers to them

For most area youth football leagues, practice began Monday, and the countdown to the first kickoff of the 2013 begins. As a youth football cheerleading coach, that means practice began for me as well. This marks my fourth year coaching cheerleaders in grades 2...

Middleton’s mommy tummy marvelous

As Britain’s newborn Prince George Alexander Louis left the hospital Monday, his mother, Kate Middleton, beamed with grace and beauty. But wait. The blue polka-dot dress that the Duchess of Cambridge wore fell softly around — what’s that? — a...

Royal baby buzz — big deal or bust?

When news that England has another heir to the throne broke Monday afternoon on U.S. time, reactions appeared mixed on social media. Some rejoiced about another prince, while others said “who cares?” even adding, from a U.S. standpoint, that our country...

She’s a part of us

My grandmother passed away 25 years ago today, but it feels like the proverbial yesterday. “Nana” was just 63 years old, a victim of that beast widely known to too many¬† as cancer. More than two decades later, I firmly believe Nana’s spirit lives on...