Need an answered prayer?

JMJ Do you have a prayer request? A special need?  Well, I spent all night placing a live webcam to Lourdes, France on my website, including a little mailbox to their prayer request email.  All kinds of weird computer problems kept cropping up, and I kept offering them up as a prayer, which did help to keep me from being annoyed.  Then... This morning I got an email from a friend who told me that today is OUR LADY OF LOURDES FEAST DAY!  Wow.  I had no idea!  That is just so cool... ...more

Car Dancing - A Dazzling Way to Embarrass Your Child

I love to drive.  I love to dance.  I love to embarrass my children.  What could be better in life than combining three of my loves in one activity?  Welcome to car dancing! ...more


I've heard that grocery stores are great places...especially if they have great ...more

Head Scarves For Fashion Or Hair Loss Due To Medical Reasons

What does a woman do when they are faced with a bad hair day or worse than that no hair day?  All my life my hair was thin and lifeless....more

Girls Sports Injury Terms Defined

Girls Sports Injury Terms Defined – Just the Basics with Help from the Doc Sports injuries in athletic young girls come with the territory. While there are preventative measures that help reduce the risk, chances are pretty solid that your athlete will meet with pain from time to time. Therefore, every so often, we will take your medical questions and pose them to the appropriate physician in order to help contribute to your understanding. Here is the first batch:...more

Temple Grandin, the HBO Movie, and My Son

by Tamar Bihari This past weekend saw the cable TV premiere of a movie about animal behavior expert and autism advocate Temple Grandin. WVFC contributor Tamar Bihari writes about watching the film with her son, who had been diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum. ...more

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Should Young Girls Playing Sports Diet?

For years, my angel of a pediatrician warned me about the dangers of putting kids on a diet. We had many conversations on this topic because I was always amazed at the dietary restrictions related to calories and nutritional content (sugar, starch, fats…) that came along with some of my kids’ friends. Mind you that these kids were active and athletic. Their menus always made me wonder if I was wrong to be so liberal with meal choices for my kids – to this day, they love my pasta!...more

Should Schools Help Our Kids Get More Sleep?

Conversation one morning last week just before my teen, Allison, got out of the car to walk into school, and just after she’d complained how tired she was and how she’d stayed up until 2:30 a.m. doing homework and how she couldn’t get up this morning and how she’d forgotten her headband and now her hair would look bad and how she was going to be late to school, and…   ...more

I am a huge sleep fan and can be quite draconian about it when I need to. Although teens tend ...more

Too Much Info??? Ah well...I'm on a roll!

So here is an update on my obsessive baby girl journey. According to my calculations I ovulated somewhere between January 20-22, which would mean my period would be due approximately 14 days following that date....more


Hello. ive never blogged before.  Theres a first time for everything i suppose...   KC Haas...more