Saddles For Parents? Neigh!

As a father of two, I've given my fair share of piggyback rides. When my sons were really small, I could easily hoist them up onto my shoulders, too. Now that they're both teenagers, this old horse is retired. But who knows? Maybe I'll be put back into service for a grandchild or two someday.…

Man Takes Mom On Real-Life 'Guilt Trip'

Yesterday, Mel and I were talking about the 2012 movie The Guilt Trip, in which Seth Rogen plays a young man who invites his widowed, overbearing, but well-meaning mother, played by Barbra Streisand, to drive across the country with him because he's worried that she's lonely. All the while, the dutiful, guilt-ridden son is trying…

Moms Catch Heat Over Kids' Tattoos

In Georgia, the only time a minor may legally obtain a tattoo is if a physician, or technician working under a doctor's direct supervision, is providing it for "medical or cosmetic purposes," such as covering up a scar. That's why a Coweta County mom was arrested last week when her 12-year-old daughter's "Jesus Loves" tattoo…

Top 10 Reasons We Love Mom

Mother's Day is this Sunday (5/14) so I hope you have big plans to celebrate mom. After all, there are countless reasons to cherish the woman who brought you into the world. How about all of the times she told you that she loved you, even when you weren't so loveable? Here are some more:…