Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Author Archives: Leslie Penkunas

Top baby names and emerging baby name trends of 2018 (access required)

More parents are choosing baby names that reflect their love of healthy foods: Kale (up 35 percent), Kiwi (up 40 percent), Maple (up 32 percent), and Clementine (up 15 percent).

Read More »

Are you a holiday gift guide giveaway winner? (access required)

On Nov. 20, we sent emails to all those whose entries were randomly selected as winners, with instructions on how to claim your prize (hint: you can’t just show up unannounced).

Read More »

Helping to ward off seasonal stress in our kids (access required)

Parents should focus on taking care of themselves both mentally and physically during the holiday season, as children and adolescents are affected by the emotional health of their parents and caregivers.

Read More »

Photo contest celebrates Assistive Technology Awareness Month (access required)

Previous contest winners include adapted computer software that aided a 4th grade student in achieving straight A’s and an innovative mount designed to assist an avid hunter in aiming his rifle, crossbow or shotgun.

Read More »

8 Surprising facts you never knew about Thanksgiving (access required)

We have come to know Thanksgiving as an opportunity to express our gratitude and stuff ourselves with mashed potatoes, but the holiday’s history is a bit more involved than that. Continue reading.

Read More »

Pregnant Meghan Markle cradles her baby bump during royal date nNight with Prince Harry (access required)

Stepping out with Prince Harry at the Royal Variety Performance in London on Monday — which also happens to fall on the pair’s six-month wedding anniversary — Meghan, 37, showed off her pregnancy glow and cradled her growing bump throughout the course of the evening. Continue reading.

Read More »

‘SNL’ gives us ‘The Office’ reunion we didn’t know we needed (access required)

has been the ‘Year of the Reboot’ when it comes to beloved sitcoms of yesteryear. So it’s no wonder that a possible reboot of The Office was brought up not once, not twice, but a million times during Steve Carell’s opening monologue Saturday night. Continue reading.

Read More »