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New Study Finds Rich Moms Have Boys, Poor Moms Have Girls

Poverty may play a role in a baby's gender. Image: Richard Dunstan, sxc.hu
Ever feel like a baby's gender is just a matter of the universe flipping a giant coin? Think again: Various studies have found that gender might be dictated by...

Did You Share Your Unborn Baby's Name?

As you may know, Carnie Wilson, former Wilson Philips singer and talk-show-host, is expecting her second child. Carnie, who is in her second trimester, recently revealed the baby girl's name on national televisionl. If all goes as planned, little...

The New Bachelor Is A Single Dad!

Will you be watching this season's offering of The Bachelor? No doubt you're aware of the series, which, with all its red roses allows a single guy to (hopefully) find the gal of his dreams, at least as far as reality television is concerned. Say...

Bristol Palin Sells Baby Photos for $300,000

Wow! Little Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston, who's been with us in this crazy world for less than a month, is already a celebrity. In fact, he was a few days after his Grandma, former VP candidate Sarah Palin, made the news by announcing his mommy,...

Bristol Palin Gives Birth to a Boy

It's been quite a year for the Palin family, so it seems fitting that their newest member would arrive just in time for the New Year. Bristol Palin, daughter of former Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin, gave birth on Sunday to a baby boy. ...

Kid-Proofing the Christmas Tree

Growing up, I always had a Christmas tree. When I was little, I don't recall considering pulling it over or removing (and eating) the ornaments on it, but those of us with kids know those are the serious risks we take when we engage in one of the...

I'm Thankful for My Children - But Not the Way You Might Think

Thanksgiving is such an odd holiday. It is the only time of year when we're generally asked to pause and take stock of what matters to us most. Generally, what matters most is family, friends, a roof over our heads and food to eat. This year we're...

Anthony Kiedis' Memoirs More About Dad than Himself

Looks like Anthony Kiedis is making a move to go from writing songs to writing something even more personal--his memoirs. HBO is set to air a series about the life and times, so far, of the lead singer of rock band the Red Hot Chili Peppers, much...

Ah, pregnancy dreams

Some folks claim they don't dream at all, others that they do every night, and quite vividly. Some of us lurk somewhere in the middle, but become very avid dreamers when we're pregnant. Weird pregnancy dreams are nothing new to the mother-to-be...

Clay Aiken's baby health scare

Mr. Aiken, welcome to the wonderful world of parenting. Sure, it's one filled with joy and happiness, but it's also, more than occasionally, one filled with fear. Clay Aiken learned about this less seemly side of parenting just weeks after the birth...

Son moves into dad's old dorm room

Sending your son or daughter off to college is sure to bring back some memories of your own college experience. And if your young adult is attending your alma mater, all the better. But a Michigan State freshman and his dad were recently surprised...

Is Usher going to be a dad again?

A source close to R&B star Usher and his wife Tameka Foster let the cat out of the bag recently, announcing that the couple is expecting baby number two sometime in December. If the rumor is true -- Tameka was spotted at a recent even wearing a...

Love is a many splendored thing

What? What does that mean, exactly? Regardless, it's kind of hoaky. But love is kind of hoaky, and in the best possible way. love is so very many different things. And there seem to be so many kinds of love out there it's hard to explain just what...

Drug dealing son busted, parents punished

24-year-old Thomas Roos was arrested four times during a four month period in 2005, usually passed out at the wheel of a car full of drugs and cash. Needless to say, the young drug dealer's blatant disregard for the law made the police in Snohomish...

Are girls for life?

The more I talk to other mothers the more I hear the adage that mothers lose their sons to marriage but keep daughters for life. I'm wondering if there is any truth to this at all. And I wonder what my own mother would say about that adage--after...

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