Charles Taylor's forces were just pushing into Liberia five days before an American journalist's wedding day; a few months later she offered her home as shelter to her servants, but was forced by the US to leave the country. She welcomes the sentence and finds that now – as a mother – the horror of his atrocities are trebled as she thinks about what families went through to protect their children.
'Les Miserables' will hit theaters Dec. 14.
The flavors of briny green olives and salty, smoked bacon are a magical pair as a pizza topping.
A mom's wild rumpus of memories of Maurice Sendak: She read to her son “What Do You Say, Dear?" That son eventually was invited to visit Sendak. And when that young man wrote a book – "The Jester Has Lost His Jingle" – about the healing nature of laughter, but died before it was published, Sendak helped launch it onto the New York Times bestseller list.
Charlize Theron, on the "Snow White and the Huntsman" publicity trail, brings us today’s celebrity mom inferiority complex – but with some thoughts actually worth pondering on diapers, dogs, adoption, and life lessons.
Berends was arrested and expelled from the country by the Nigerian government.
Strawberry mango salsa can be served on top chicken, in a salad, or with salty tortilla chips.
Two senators going after Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin for taxes seem to need a little help with their spelling.
A teen's fake Facebook page about a child who committed suicide as a victim of bullying raises the need for digital literacy to separate fact from fiction. Facebook isn't a context – life is the context for Facebook.
'Hatfields and McCoys' stars Lindsay Pulsipher and Matt Barr talk about the star-crossed lovers they portray.
Graduation gifts for elementary school? The most meaningful mementos come in the "moving boxes" full of experience that we take from one school year to the next – the cumulative fun, growth, fascination of art projects, friends, social studies and language arts.
Give you kids time to settle, make friends and have fun before bringing them home, say our teen experts in their five tips for dealing with kids who get homesick while at summer camp.
Aishwarya Rai criticized for her post-baby weight, Patricia Krentcil for her tan, Jamie Lynne Grumet for suckling her 3-year-old on the cover of Time – plus a kid punched out for being noisy in a movie and a first-grader suspended for singing a popular song. What's an etiquette-minded mom to do?
One child is easy and flexible while the other is strong-willed and disrespectful. Breaking the cycle of negative action and reaction to these behaviors is based on parents being open to their own attitude and childhood baggage.