Kids and building go hand in hand: Make it bigger, higher, better, greener - whatever strikes their fancy that particular day. Not only are building toys a good time, but they're also great for parent-child bonding and have been shown to improve motor skills, hand-eye coordination, social skills, cooperation, creativity, spatial skills and more. No wonder we love 'em so much!
RICHMOND, Calif. - Betty Reid Soskin, at 93 a well-known figure as the oldest active ranger with the National Park Service, will get national attention in a profile that was taped last week for the "Today" show on NBC.
It's that time of year again. Acceptance letters have arrived and many high school seniors are posting their future plans all over Facebook. But what happens next? Between confusing financial aid paperwork, your family's nonstop questions and figuring out where you really want to go, it can be an overwhelming time. We turned to college experts for pointers and next steps.
The Fast and Furious franchise has drifted away from illegal street racing and is flooring the blockbuster pedal. "Furious 7" contains more explosions and combat scenes than perhaps all the previous films combined, and yet despite its trite plot, the gaudy action scenes still manage to make this movie one helluva ride.
If you wander the congested byways of the information mall, as I often do, you may have noticed the spate of prisoners who have been exonerated in the past few weeks, often after having served decades for a crime they did not commit. They walk out of jails looking lost but nonetheless managing a grin for the news cameras.
Dear Mr. Dad: I'm a new dad, and I sometimes get incredibly angry when my son cries. Of course, I haven't acted on my anger, but I'm feeling really guilty that I get so mad in the first place. I've always been a pretty patient guy, but I don't think I've ever had such intense feelings before. Am I a bad parent?
Light a candle or glisten a glass for Dick Spicuzza. Dick died the other day. He was our neighbor growing up, the busybody banker next door who found no greater glee than in puttering around the yard all weekend. Unclear exactly all that Dick accomplished in the yard, except that he did it with alacrity and a sort of French joy.