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Children’s Book Review, On Sudden Hill

Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com On Sudden Hill is a children’s picture book, written by Linda Sarah, illustrated by Benji Davies, and published by Simon and Schuster, 2014. From the publisher:Birt and Etho are best friends, they play on Sudden Hill, making marvellous contraptions out of cardboard boxes. Show More Summary

Revamped Facebook, Twitter logos promote breast cancer awareness

A visual campaign tied into Breast Cancer Awareness month aims to remind women that they look over their Instagram feeds, so they don’t have an excuse for not checking for lumps.

Swedish tourists fight off intoxicated hotel room robber

Two Swedish tourists woke up Tuesday to find a robber in their midtown hotel room, police said.

Mommyish’s Definitive Guide To The Best Infant Halloween Costumes

In last week's Open Thread, we asked readers to report their favorite baby Halloween costumes, and we've rounded up the results to present to you the Official Mommyish List of the best and most toe-clenchingly adorable costumes out there. Show More Summary

Sweat-eating bacteria help bad skin: study

The same bacteria that gobble up sweat could provide a cure for acne and severe wounds.

Drugged teen girl shook head no, tried to run during sex attack

A drugged teen shook her head “no” and tried to run away from three assailants who sexually abused and beat her while filming the vile acts behind a Massachusetts elementary school, prosecutors said.

Here’s Your Rage Story Of The Day! High School Compares Girls To Prostitutes, Bans Tight Pants

The administrators of one North Dakota high school have taken it upon themselves to protect teenage boys from the dirty sex power held by teenage girls. Yes, those unrepentant sluts at Devil's Lake high school are no longer allowed to wear leggings, jeggings, or tight jeans. Show More Summary

Live Like a Champion: Home of legendary Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne is for sale

The home of legendary Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne is on the market for $500,000 and located just two miles from the South Bend, Ind., school’s campus.

SEE IT: Video spoofs hype over technology devices

An online video, to promote the new charitable campaign "One City" that connects people to help schools in need, pokes fun at the mass hysteria that surrounds the launch of any new technological product.

WATCH: Beloved late police dog's finest moment

A beloved Missouri police dog who captured an armed robbery suspect last year in a chase caught on video has died in the line of duty.

Anne Hathaway says fame 'f--ked' her up

Anne Hathaway is opening up about her past. The 31-year old Oscar winner stunned in a sultry series of shots for the November issue of Elle UK and recalled a time when fame "stressed" her out and what life was like during her first year as a wife.

App Makers Create Fake Bar For Pregnant Women As Marketing Stunt, End Up Looking Like Idiots

I'm going to make a lot of assumptions here based on the only evidence I have at my fingertips, so here goes. Company makes an app. Company tries to drum up publicity for their app. Company makes giant, ridiculous billboard with a pregnant...Show More Summary

10 Tips for Surviving Toddlers

Post by Jill Smokler. Nobody said toddlers were easy. If they did, please give me their name so I can set them straight. Toddlers are easier, however, if you're prepared for them. Here are some tips for best doing that: Learn to appreciate noise and to fear silence. It’s a cliche for a reason-- because it’s totally true. Show More Summary

Amanda Bynes' DUI arrest is latest setback in downward spiral: reports

Amanda Bynes is reportedly in a desperate tailspin after flunking out of fashion school and replacing her psychiatric meds with Adderall and weed.

Fern Creek High School in Louisville on lockdown after reports of shots fired

Fern Creek High School in Kentucky is on lockdown after reports of shots fired, according to local reports.

Here Are The Photos Of Amal Alamuddin’s Wedding Dress That You’ve Been Waiting Days To See

10 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

Amal Alamuddin and George Clooney got married this weekend in Venice at a wedding that was surely beautiful and cool and probably contained Frank Sinatra music, but we’ve all been waiting with bated breath for one thing: Photos of the wedding dress. Show More Summary

Pope summons Mideast envoys to Rome over ISIS progress

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis, who has expressed alarm over the rise of Islamic State militants and the plight of Christians in the Middle East, has summoned his envoys in the region to a rare meeting to discuss a response to the crisis, the Vatican said on Tuesday.

App lets users give consent but raises privacy concerns

Want to make sure you and your partner are on the same page before you hook up? There’s an app for that.

A Guide for Telling Someone Else How to Raise Their Kids

Post by Heather Reese. If you have friends with kids, you are going to want to read this. Hey. Hey you. Shut up! Yeah, you know I'm talking to you. The one with the flappy mouth and the fingers that can't refrain from typing when you see a post about how someone else is raising their kid. Show More Summary

It Is Necessary To Challenge A Family Member Using Bigoted Language Around Your Kids

11 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

Some of these situations could end up being a deal-breaker as far as letting this person spend time with your child. One of them should definitely be if this person uses racist or homophobic language. This is when parents must decide-...Show More Summary

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