Part 13 – China adoption diary: Her parents raise their right hands, take an oath for her and Madeliene becomes a US citizen. Now thoughts can turn realistically homeward.
Part 12 – China adoption diary: As US citizenship moves closer, the siblings are showing signs of being in sync like "hand and foot" – even in their snores.
Part 11 – China adoption diary: Goldfish for a tantrum, passing medical muster, and a needed laundering add up to a good family day of East-West diplomacy.
A mulit-year study by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Connecticut College sheds new light on the culture of clutter taking over America. It's not pretty. The results are coming out in a book, complete with photos, called 'Life at Home in the Twenty-First Century.'
Fifty Shades of Grey, a recent best-selling trilogy, doesn't impress this mom – the book's target audience.
Does Disney-Pixar's 'Brave' – featuring the atypical Princess Merida – present an original storyline and overcomes stereotypes of animated female characters? One critic says yes, although others claim the opposite.
After the longest, slowest weekend in the Zheutlin household, their rescue dog Albie finally arrives. The 3-year-old Yellow Lab-Golden Retriever mix is as gentle and sweet as the family could have hoped.
Part 10 – China adoption diary: After waking up with a dog pile of kids in her bed, Mom sets out to finalize paperwork and ... discovers something missing.
A cool, quick dinner for hot summer nights.