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Children’s songs offer awful advice, part 2

June 8, 2014 The continuation of a child protective services officer interviewing the guy that composed the song “Hush Little Baby (don’t say a word)”… “As I was saying, sir, these gifts of yours thus far have... more »»

Carbon monoxide's sneak attack

June 6, 2014 Dear Heloise: I really appreciated your column in the Orange County (Calif.) Register on CARBON MONOXIDE. more »»

Summer sports driving father and son apart

June 5, 2014 Q: How should I deal with the tension between my son and his dad over his participation in sports? Summer leagues are starting up again, and I'm dreading the inevitable fights between them. more »»

Hitting the road to Rhodes

June 3, 2014 I took a midweek morning off recently to soak in some time with the 5-year-old and 2-year-old in my household for a quality daddy-kids outing. more »»

Snowy city should take the gold medal

June 1, 2014 Just how bad were the Winter Olympics this year? Terrible. First the Russians round up and kill all the puppies and kitties in all of Sochi, or so Facebook has led me to believ. more »»

Some children’s songs offer awful advice

June 1, 2014 A visit from child protective services agent to the parent who wrote the song, “Hush Little Baby (don’t you say a word)”: Sir, I have a disturbing report here from some of your neighbors regarding... more »»

Spend quality, fun time with kids

June 1, 2014 No matter where we are … waiting in the line, talking to a friend, on vacation, in a park with children, at work or off work, off to bed or just woke up … we all feel so compelled by our own minds t... more »»

How to be prepared, not scared

May 31, 2014 We get so many earthquakes in Southern California, we're on first-name basis with the world-renown seismologist at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California, Dr. Kate (Hutton. more »»

Add water, get rid of carpet dents

May 30, 2014 Dear Heloise: I've seen the hints about removing or at least alleviating CARPET INDENTATIONS before, but I cannot find the clipping I saved. Would you please readdress this in your column? -- Lynne A. more »»

Keeping kids safe from abduction

May 29, 2014 It’s a different world! How often I here that statement anymore; especially when it comes to our children’s safety. And a different world it is ... more »»

Pains creep in as I get older

May 27, 2014 It’s official, I’m getting old. I have figured this out by considering some of the pains I’ve had latel. more »»

Zabby zooby: A farewell to Adam Sandler

May 25, 2014 When I was in high school I?drove a pretty bad car. I was privy to such a ride from my parents, firm believers in the age old adage of “don’t give a nice car to a young driver. more »»

Job application: Whole Foods

May 25, 2014 So you want to be a Whole Foods employee. We don’t blame you. more »»

Tragically, not every day is Pi Day!

May 24, 2014 Dear Mary: Thanks so much for including the San Francisco Exploratorium in a recent column! We have changed our schedule of free days and are no longer free to the public on the first Wednesday of... more »»

Husband wants to remove ring

May 23, 2014 Dear Heloise: I read your column every morning in the Kerrville (Texas) Daily Times. Help! I'm in the doghouse! I set a glass on my wife's nice furniture, and it LEFT A RING. more »»

Parents are concerned about kids’ sleepovers

May 22, 2014 Q: What's your opinion about overnight group activities for elementary-grade children? We want our kids to have fun with their friends, but we're concerned about exposing them to inappropriate... more »»

Becoming a children’s TV critic

May 20, 2014 It seems just as I’m getting into watching a sporting event on television lately a kid walks in the room and requests the channel be turned to one of their shows. more »»

Embracing nature, and people too

May 18, 2014 I like Riverview Park. I like going there alone, on my lunch break, with my family and for events. I think it’s a nice little gem, and one of many, in Marshalltown. more »»

Dredging up the dregs with Drudge

May 18, 2014 Clinton was the first president that I really liked. more »»

You’re qualified for a SPECIAL OFFER

May 18, 2014 Things must’ve been so much more difficult in the 1920s when the world was in black & whit. more »»



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