On Sept. 10, thousands of Chicago public-school teachers went on strike, leaving some 350,000 students without schooling and forcing parents to decide whether to stay home from work, fork out the extra money for childcare, or leave their children at home to fend for themselves.
In all the years writing this column, I have never entered into the minefield of prognostication. But I’m going to take that step now.
During a recent rainy day in Phoenix, I began reading the journal I kept when my husband, Michael, was dealing with esophageal cancer.
Dear Old Bag: I salute the “Solution-Minded” person who wrote a letter last month suggesting that we turn illegal immigrants into the solution, rather than the problem.
Use tricks and simple tips to improve your memory and to stop your memory from playing tricks on you. Medicare benefits will also pay for some memory improvement programs.
Our lives are busier than ever. Trying to balance the demands of work and home life is no easy feat.
Most beauty experts indicate that using a natural toner is the most important step in the ideal beauty regimen, and it is the key to maintaining a youthful glow as we age.
Having the grandkids over can be dangerous for them if your home isn’t kiddie-proofed. Here’s a child safety checklist to point you in the right direction.
Helping your parents understand when it is time to turn in their car keys for safety is an important, but difficult task. Here are several tips to make that job easier.
Dear Old Bag: I am sure you have received much mail, pro and con, on this immigration thing. It seems to me that there is a better solution to the problem.
I’m always looking for “the one.” You know, the one recipe in any ethnic food category that you can count on time and time again to be a crowd pleaser.
Sleeping in separate beds or bedrooms can help save your marriage if sleep disorders and other sleep pattern habits are disrupting your ability to sleep soundly.
Interested in turning your backyard into a hummingbird habitat? Find out what the best flowers are to get the job done.
An overview of menopause symptoms and general treatment alternatives for couples. Going through menopause together is the best way to beat menopause and depression.
Need a new look but aren’t sure how to start? Here are a few tips to help you find the right hairstyle for your face.