Fun family activity: Making peanut butter!

When it comes to food, I'm known around my parts as a gal who likes to keep things simple. I'm also a gal who likes to bake. Putting these two togethe...

Students stick it to "the man," keep feeding homeless

As a parent, I'm always hoping that I'm setting an example so that my children will be compassionate towards others. I've been known from time to time...

Taiwan cancels speed-eating contest for kids

If you're looking for a place to enroll your kindergarten-aged child in a speed-eating contest, I highly suggest you don't look to Taiwan. Officials i...

Gift guide by the ages: 2-years-old

Birthdays. Everybody has one. They also have holidays and all sorts of special occasions where it seems a gift is needed. If you're anything like me, ...

Simple summer maternity wardrobe: bottoms

For many in the Northern Hemisphere, summer is in full swing. If you're also pregnant, you might be realizing that the clothes you've been hanging aro...

Making the decision to homeschool

The other night, as my husband and I lay in bed, we were discussing our future and the future of our children. One of the issues that came up was scho...

Visit to US cost 'Living Goddess" her title

Several weeks ago, I read a story in The New York Times regarding a "Living Goddess" from Nepal. According to the article, Sajani Shakya, who is 10, w...

Fun craft: Paint fireworks

If you live in The States, you're probably putting some hot dogs on the grill right now. And, if your kids are anything like mine, they're asking when...

Boss offers her secretary cash to become a surrogate

Everyone who has ever had a job has a story of a boss who made an insane request. One lady in California says that her boss made one of the oddest req...

13-year journey of 23 kids from Harlem

I've looked at the children in my daughter's class before and wondered where they'd be in the future. And, honestly, it is easy to look at them-- youn...

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