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  • The rules of love in 'Anna Karenina'
    The rules of love in 'Anna Karenina'
    A truly inspired creation taken from Leo Tolstoy’s monumental classic by the same name, "Anna Karenina" breathes new life into a timeless story which transcends from the stringent expectations of Russian society and instead embarks...
  • breakfast in mexico
    My cardinal rules of food and eating to enjoy life
    So often when having an especially sublime or especially horrendous eating experience, I think to myself, this is a lesson to remember on some level. I decided to compile a few of the rules I've had in the back of my mind for some time and...
  • Step Child
    Tips for Managing Challenging Step Children
    Having step children can be quit challenging at times. Right of the bat, the step children have pretty much made up their mind that they do not like the step parent and will try to make things difficult for the step parent. Parenting under such...
  • Medical marijuana shuts down Salem daycare
    Medical marijuana shuts down Salem daycare
    In a profession where providers have had to fight for so long to be taken seriously, in-home daycares have just been set back because some Oregon providers have taken a pretty big hit. Yes, a big hit, from a bong half as tall as a preschooler.In...
  • Obama administration marijuana rules breaking news
    Obama administration marijuana rules update: Feds won challenge pot laws
    The latest news on the Obama administration marijuana rules signaled a victory for legal dealers. The move Friday by President Obama cleared the way for the banking and finance industries to do business with bona-fide marijuana dealers. Some say...
  • Rachel Frederickson
    ‘The Biggest Loser’ to change rules after dramatic finale?
    “The Biggest Loser” star Rachel Frederickson shocked everyone when she stepped out for her big reveal last week to show off her 155 pound weight loss in about 90 days. She had lost over half of her body weight and she looked rather...
  • Bigger browns are on the prowl
    Let spawning browns lie
    Yes, it is spawning season for brown trout on your local river. Every fall brings big fish out of hiding, but either fish for them before the spawn or after it, let spawning browns lie. This is a question of morals, ethics and etiquette.Here are...
  • Who is running your home, you or your child?
    Who is running your home, you or the kids?
    If your morning and bedtime routines are in place, they know when and how to put their toys away, then life’s daily routines flow without a fuss. As simple and unimportant as this may seem, it’s not! In this busy world of ours we all...
  • Twelve rules of spiritual wisdom
    Twelve rules of spiritual wisdom
    Twelve Rules of Spiritual WisdomGod wants spiritual fruit, not religious nuts.There is no key to happiness. The door is always open.Silence is often misinterpreted, but never misquoted.Dear God, I have a problem, it's me.Laugh every day, it&...
  • Steve Smith Ball Spin
    No Fun League: NFL cracking down on ball-spinning
    There a few things NFL fans hate more than seeing their favorite players express genuine emotion after making a big play. Whether it’s saluting the crowd following a touchdown, flexing their muscles after a sack, or pointing for a first down...
  • rules
    Keep the rules that help you, and let go of the ones that don't.
    When we are little, we learn rules. The rules are made by our parents or caregivers, our teachers, our coaches, and even our peers. Most of the rules we learn are there to protect us and to help us get along with others. They create structure in...
  • National Grandparenting Examiner
    Welcome to the wonderful world of grandparenting
    The beautiful thing about writing articles on grandparenting is that it is an ever-evolving topic. Just as one grandparent dances at their grandchild’s wedding, another is conducting on-site Camp Grandma and yet another is awaiting their...
  • Bethenny Frankel
    Bethenny Frankel broke her rules at Julie’s bridal shower this weekend
    Bethenny Frankel may be going through a divorce from her estranged husband Jason Hoppy, but she is taking the time to celebrate other people’s happiness. This weekend, she celebrated her former assistant’s upcoming wedding in the big...
  • NeNe Leakes
    ‘RHOA’ star NeNe Leakes’ wedding guests are under strict rules
    “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe Leakes may be known as a diva when it comes to her demands, since she is now a Hollywood actress, so it isn’t surprising that her wedding may be just as demanding. Leakes and her soon-to...
  • New book by Naperville psychologist to help families learn about rules
    Naperville psychologist offers families a new book for teaching about rules
    As he imagines life without rules, a little boy comes to the realization that rules aren't such a bad thing after all. In the new book __ "I Just Don't Get My Parents' Rules!" __ our hero helps readers find creative and...