• Americans coming together

    Americans coming together0

    Fourteen years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, the nation watched in horror as a massive terrorist attack was launched against the United States. For those who are old enough to remember, it seems like yesterday. For those who lost loved ones, the reminders are there every day. Commemorating 9/11 is difficult because it stirs up painful memories. However,

  • The Midi Ages The Rise and Fall of the Hemline

    The Midi Ages The Rise and Fall of the Hemline0

    By Jessica Miller Over the years, many fashion trends have made a comeback. While most are fleeting, some stick around to become the latest generation’s lasting favorite. We have seen a reemergence of everything from bellbottoms and tights to denim overalls. But the latest and most widely loved comeback might just be the midi skirt.

  • The Truth about Video Games—You Might be Surprised

    The Truth about Video Games—You Might be Surprised0

    No doubt, the video game industry gets somewhat of a bum rap from media and parents alike. There is a collective fear about the unknown long term effects of video game usage on young minds. Throw in the violence that is found in many popular video games, a people get   downright squeamish. No doubt an

  • Keeping Your Kids Busy This Summer

    Keeping Your Kids Busy This Summer0

    Summer holidays are finally here and the kids are home. Long summer days stretch out before them and everyone is excited about having more free time. But now they’ve parked themselves in front of the television and are spending hours on the internet or playing video games. Before they start complaining about being bored, here

  • Our neighborhoods—Is it safe to let your kids play outside?

    Our neighborhoods—Is it safe to let your kids play outside?0

    Is it safe to let your kids play outside? Many of us have fond memories of playing outside when we were children. We played softball or kickball with friends until it was too dark to see the ball. We rode our bikes to the neighborhood pool and took a trip to the 7-Eleven for a

  • An Unlikely Father-Son Adventure

    An Unlikely Father-Son Adventure0

    A heart attack was the last thing on their list of family fun Jerry Brawner woke up at 3 a.m. on a Monday with what felt like severe indigestion. By the time 4 o’clock rolled around, it had only gotten worse, and he knew something was wrong. A single father, he woke his 9-year-old son,