HOW BIG ARE WE?
This is crazy! According to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the increasing level of fatness in the world is as bad as an extra billion people. The researchers calculate the weight of the global population at 287 million tons!
But we could all change that if we ate a healthy meal.
Researchers have put together what some are calling the “healthiest meal.” It was four years in the making, and designed by scientists looking for combinations that would provide the most nutritional value.
As a parent., as we relate this story to you. You will bristle; its infuriating. This is a story that is just coming out now, but last November a school nurse and counselor forced an 8-year-old Texas boy to bathe after telling him he "smelled badly, was dirty and had bad hygiene. This was at Peaster School District in Fort Worth. The parents say it was such a terrible incident and a violent washing that it has traumatized the boy.
If her MDNA tour demands are any indication, it seems Madonna is still a Material Girl! The pop star’s backstage rider states she is traveling with a whopping 200-person entourage including 30 bodyguards, personal chefs, a yoga instructor, an acupuncturist and even an on-site dry cleaner.
Kids were on our neighborhood playground and a Church van pulled up. The youth from their ministry got out and offered the kids Popsicles to talk about VBS and hand them pamphlets.
The kids took the Popsicles....some of them ran.
The pastor could NOT understand how he had done anything wrong.
They thought they were saving souls and we thought they were opening kids up to Stranger Danger!
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Rodney King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers led to some of the nation's most destructive race riots, has died at age 47.
His death was confirmed to the Associated Press by Suzanne Wickham of Harper Collins, who published King's 2012 book The Riot Within My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption.
King was stopped for speeding in March 1991 by four officers who hit him more than 50 times, kicked him and shot him with stun guns. A bystander videotaped the beating.
50 SHADES OF GREY
If you are one of the millions reading the best-seller series Fifty Shades of Grey, it looks like you’ll be able to wear it too.
The author E-L James has just signed a licensing deal to bring “Fifty Shades” eyeshadow and clothing products into a store near you.
Some items from the trilogy that could soon be on store shelves include lingerie, apparel, fragrances, make-up, home furnishings, jewelry and other types of products aimed at adult women.
I need a raise!
We hear some women complain that they aren’t paid equally to men. Well, ladies as it turns out you are worth more than us guys.
A new survey says that fathers are worth about one-third as much as mom around the house.
Insure.com released its annual Father's Day, finding that dads are worth about $20,248 -- approximately $1,000 less than the inflation-adjusted value of 10 years ago.
The website matched government wage data to 13 different fatherly household tasks to calculate the index.
GIFTS FOR DAD
If you haven’t shopped for a dad or your dad yet, good. We have the items that dad doesn’t want this Father’s Day.
We all can agree, trying to figure out what someone wants without directly asking him is hard, and in your desperation you may just pick out the first thing you see.
The key to picking out a Father's Day gift is to avoid being generic.
If it's something generic, odds are that he already has it.
So what should children or wives avoid when shopping for Father's Day gifts.
COST OF RAISING A CHILD