My three daughters recently become Girl Scouts so I knew that selling cookies was in our future. In fact, I foolishly looked forward to it. After all, what could be more American?
Oh, the promise of a new year! So many fresh starts and remarkable discoveries lie ahead – including the many that will be made between the pages of a book. For those eager for a preview, here’s a sampling of some of the more promising of the early 2012 titles.
In today's highly sexualized environment – where 5-year-olds wear padded bras – some see the toddlers-and-tiaras Disney princess craze leading to the pre-teen pursuit of "hot" looks. Do little girls become little women too soon?
A Christian Science perspective.
A Pennsylvania judge was sentenced Thursday for his part in what prosecutors called a 'kids for cash' scheme that sent juvenile offenders to privately run detention facilities in return for kickbacks.
Summertime traditionally is the time to eat fried foods. But why does something that tastes so good have to be so bad for you? Pictured is a deep fried Snickers bar at the Florida State Fair in Tampa, Fla.
Smartphones with an attachment for swiping credit cards help a Girl Scout troop in Ohio sell cookies to customers who don't want to pay cash
Christmas cards – some 13,000 of them – were collected for a Nashville worker's annual drive to cheer wounded US troops.