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  • Review: ‘Cooking Fever’
    Review: ‘Cooking Fever’
    It has been a very long time since I’ve reviewed a game; although, I’m not entirely sure that this is even a review, a public service announcement, a blog, or what. I stopped writing reviews on principle. I don’t really believe...
  • Sprout Foods
    Sprout Foods Becomes 1st Baby Food with No Acid Preservatives
    Organic food company Sprout Foods announced today that it has adopted a unique ingredient sourcing and manufacturing strategy that eliminates the need for acid preservatives such as citric acid, ascorbic acid or lemon juice concentrate that can...
  • Lunch Study
    An eco-friendly way to pack a lunch – ECOlunchboxes
    The studies on how much daily waste we produce for school lunches is alarming to say the least. Think about every kid, the number of plastic ziplock bags and utensils, paper/plastic cups and paper bags thrown away each day.ECOlunchboxes is a...
  • Penguin Shores
    Penguin Shores set to begin at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
    Penguin Shores, a seasonal traveling penguin exhibit, is opening on April 3 at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. This limited-time exhibit is located in Northern Trek and is included with regular Zoo admission. This is the first time that a penguin...
  • Chief Ron Lawrence, Rocklin Police Department
    Risky versus reckless in the social network: Rocklin’s social host ordinance
    Last Thursday evening, the Coalition for Placer Youth, a grass roots coalition to advance local youth substance abuse prevention strategies, held a grand opening event at the Rocklin Event Center, with community leaders, parents and youth. This...
  • Chuck D, Malik F
    The Long Road to the Hall of Fame Inspires Los Angeles Residents
    During the 23rd annual Pan African Film Festival, documentaries were able to capture the heart and soul of the audience. Documentaries such as Nas: Time is Illmatic, The Cooler Bandits, and Bound: Africans vs African Americans, help clarify and...
  • Caleb Santiago
    Myths about teens, drugs and alcohol: A teen’s advice on how to talk about it
    Thursday evening, Rocklin ninth-grader Caleb Santiago facilitated a small group discussion with adults at the Coalition for Placer Youth grand opening (a five-year program funded by Drug Free Communities that promotes local strategies for youth...
  • Hiding in Florida
    Mom hides son to avoid circumcision
    A Florida mother sought refuge at a women’s shelter for domestic violence to avoid turning her son over the boy’s biological father. She is ‘hiding’ from the father, and from the legal system, because she does not want her...
  • Yoga for Kids: Outer Space Blastoff
    Gaiam's Two New Yoga For Kids DVD's Are Out of this World Amazing!
    Over the years my kids have watched many kids yoga DVD’s, yet none they loved as much as Gaiam’s two new releases – Yoga for Kids: Outer Space Blastoff and Yoga for Kids: Dino-Mite Adventure, led by renowned children’s yoga...
  • Indiana couple
    One in a million triplets born to couple in Indiana
    A couple in Indiana actually had a one in a million set of triplets. On Friday, ABC News shared about their baby girls, who happen to be identical girls. The couple,Ashley and Matt Alexander of Greenfield, Indiana, just found out a few weeks ago...
  • Adam sent home over haircut
    Tennessee mother outraged after 7-year-old son sent home over haircut
    According to a March 27 report by Fox Carolina News, a mother is outraged after her 7-year-old son was sent home from his Tennessee school for having a military-style haircut.All Adam Stinnett wanted to do is to honor his stepbrother Justin, a...
  • Little Grand Hawks!  Go Hawks!
    The Definition of good Grandparents
    What does being a grandparent entail? I feel it's an important responsibility to be involved in helping raise grandchildren. It's all about involvement. Having grandchildren is one of life's best gifts you can receive. You need to be...
  • Understanding why children tell lies
    Understanding why children tell lies
    “I didn’t do it,” is a statement that most parents will hear from a child – even one at the most tender age. Why, we parents wonder do these occurrences take place.Corrie Vendetti, a recent PhD graduate from Carleton...
  • Vegetable pasta with meat sauce and hidden asparagus
    Fast, easy and healthy make-ahead dinner ideas for the non-cooker
    If the very thought of cooking conjures up memories of ill-fated meals and makes you wistful for a personal chef then give these fast, easy and healthy meals a try. Perfect for busy moms and dads who would rather spend their time away from the...
  • Lindt chocolates make for sweet Easter celebrations
    Every bunny loves Lindt chocolates for Easter
    Even though the Easter Bunny brings baskets filled with sweet treats for the kids, a few parents have been known to sample a few pieces of chocolate. Of course, the kids are more than willing to share their Easter bounty. Since the Easter Bunny...