Cat~ercises and Dog~ercises

Jan Glenn’s | Pawsitively  Purrfect –  I have had overweight pets through the years, and unfortunately, I have one now. My pooch Princess Grace Kelly, who has asked me to quit writing in my column about her weight problem, could stand to lose about five pounds. Being overweight – whether it is...

Out of the Box

By Deborah Duncan – With summer break, many kids and teachers will rejoice in time off and many parents will, too. At least for a few months, the struggle over homework will cease. That’s especially welcomed by parents of kids with learning disabilities. Homework can be an extra tough battle...

Mama Said

By Deborah Duncan – Say it ain’t so! It’s official. I have become my mother. She always said, “You just wait.” I catch myself saying the things to my son that my mother used to say to me.  “I love you, but I do not love your actions!”  “Go to your room, and don’t even think about...

Summer Funs… My How Times Have Changed

By Deborah Duncan – So, I am sitting with a group of my friends, and the subject of summer vacations comes up. One mom is outraged that her daughter had the nerve to say out loud, “Do we have to go back to Italy again? I mean Europe has other countries, you know.” Granted, the continent of Europe...

Never Give Up …On Dieting, That Is

By Deborah Duncan – We’ve all heard the saying, “If at first you don’t succeed, then try, try again!” But seriously, there has got to be a cutoff on trying again with diet plans. Many of us have ridden that roller coaster in search of the plan that promises to keep us full but won’t have us...