HOUSTON (AP) - Bunk beds dominate the narrow living room of Chevelle Washington's modest three-bedroom brick townhouse apartment. A large box in the corner is piled high with kids' shoes. The 51-year-old is raising six of her grandchildren. Her home is a refuge, a haven.
I uncovered a dirty little secret last year.
My youngest of five children is now in junior high school. However, even when my children were preschool-age, dinners together were few and far between.
NEW YORK - The start of the school year is just around the corner, and you haven't shopped yet?
WASHINGTON - Social Security turns 80 on Friday, and the massive retirement and disability program is showing its age.
Creamy frozen yogurt swirled with bright red strawberries might sound more like dessert than breakfast but that's where you're wrong. Simple to make and even easier to eat, you and your kids are in for an update to the breakfast routine.
ANAHEIM, Calif. - EDITOR'S NOTE: On July 16, 1955, Associated Press reporter Bob Thomas wrote a story about the imminent opening of an elaborate theme park in California that was conceived by none other than Walt Disney. The park opened the next day.
Glucosinolates are chemicals that, when broken down during chewing and digestion, form substances that researchers have noted help reduce risks for some cancers, according to cancer.gov.
"A MICROWAVE, A MUG, A MEAL," by Amy Sherman, illustrated by Nate Padavick, Gibbs Smith, $14.99, 110 pages
"MUG CAKES: Made in Minutes in the Microwave," by Joanna Farrow, Octopus Publishing Group, $12.99, 64 pages
"HEALTHY SLOW COOKER REVOLUTION," America's Test Kitchen, $26.95, 318 pages
When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the world with birthdates in the 1800s.
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