Birth Father Rights In Adoption

When a new mother puts her baby up for adoption, most people believe that she is the only one who has a say in what happens to her baby – however, the fact is that the birth father also has a role to play. Hopefully in most cases, the birth mother and birth father will agree that adoption is the best choice, but there are situations, such as the recent one of … [Read more...]

Blogger, Politicians, and Disclosure

I read a really interesting article in the Chicago Tribune yesterday.  It was about who pays for campaign ads. Now, as a blogger, if I receive a free item or payment for something I write, I must disclose it per the FCC.  That way, people know who sent the item even though I write impartial reviews anyway.  Whatever.  I do it, because I have to.  I happen … [Read more...]

My Life Is Complete

This is taken from Sunday's Chicago Tribune. It's a good thing to keep in mind when things suck. "I have a little friend name Haddie. She's 6. And she happens to be about the most joyous kid I know. When she was 4, they found out she has a childhood cancer called neuroblastoma. She has had tumors in her brain and in her belly, so for the last 2 1/2 … [Read more...]

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]

Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Party Time

In celebration of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron out on 3D Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital SD and On-Demand on October 2nd,  we had a movie night at our house.  You know how much we love Marvel, so we had a great time!  Here are a few supplies to get for your own Marvel’s Avengers: Age of […]