Parents, you remember being in the throes of children's television programming, right? Most of the shows were basically incessant mind-numbing theme songs that annihilated brain cells, as per Caillou. Then there were the Kratt Brothers. Before they were animated, they were Martin and Chris ... » Learn More about I Have a Confession…
Whoa! It has been a while since I last posted. Did you know babies grow up and participate in stuff and want to play sports and whatever? A little heads up would've been nice because, suuuuuper time consuming. But anyway, here I am. Perfect timing, too, because I'm teaming up the Pittsburgh Cultural ... » Learn More about Dragons Love Tacos
You know how retailers always shove back-to-school season down our throats in, like, July? I'm about to do the same with Christmas. OMG, you guys! We're thisclose to my very favorite season of the year! WEEEEEEE!! It's almost INeedGiftIdeasmas. It's a real holiday. Look it up. I'll wait. Every ... » Learn More about This is No New Socks
Americans tend to be way too superficial. Didn't all of our parents teach us it's what's on the inside that counts? And I'm not just saying this so everyone stops staring at my chin zit. Each year, we waste 10 million pounds of food deemed unsellable because it doesn't meet our cosmetic ... » Learn More about Take a Chance on the Ugly Ones!
Idlewild Park and I go way back. I remember the ball pit as a youngin', swimming through the multi-colored plastic, just as well as I remember the first time my own kids jumped in. The picnic baskets and double stroller days have given way to We want corn dogs! chants and a single red wagon. But as ... » Learn More about Idlewild Special for Local Readers!