Indian Village: My homework or yours?

Last Sunday night I woke up fretting. I tossed and I turned. No matter that Monday was a holiday and that I could sleep in as long as my kids would...

Not Harry Potter: Reading other kids' books from England

Of course Harry Potter. That's the definitive children's literary import from England, well known even to those who don't read. But I want to hip you...

New study shows circumcision reduces AIDS rates

The decision to circumcise or not just got trickier. According to report earlier this month in the journal Lancet, a study conducted by the United...

The Junior League gets involved in child obesity

Quick! What's the first thing you think of when you think of the Junior League? Ladies who Lunch? Cookbooks? How about an organization that promotes...

The richer the country the worse off the kid

No doubt you've heard all about the UNICEF report by now. The one that ranks Britain and the U.S. as the worst places for children out of more than 20...

Starch: It's what's for dinner

The other day I decided to make Mac & Cheese. Not the orange stuff out of a box, but the real, baked cheese over pasta dish that would satisfy my...

Classy Mommy: Just Be Cause...

I like neato mommy stuff as much as the next mom. But there is a lot of it out there. Way more, it seems, than there was just 10 years ago, back when...

Is there hope for Dannielynn?

They're already comparing Anna Nicole Smith to Marilyn Monroe. I don't know how accurate that is. But both women were blond bombshells and both were...

Infect your home with Giant Microbes

File under: Most seasonally appropriate toy. Leave it to those Brits at Firebox.com to come up with such batty delights as stuffed giant microbes. ...

Becks and Posh in L.A.! The world's highest profile soccer dad

Oy!...I mean, dude! Becks and Posh are moving to Los Angeles! Major League Soccer lured English Footballer (that's "soccer" player to you...

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