Afoot in the House of Snow

Afoot in the House of Snow

When we flew out of San Francisco in early October, headed to Nepal for a 15-day trek in the Himalayas, I didn’t know which of a long list of li...

January 15th, 2022 |  


At 100, why Betty Crocker is still a household name

At 100, why Betty Crocker is still a household name

How does a brand remain a household name for a century?Betty Crocker has a simple recipe: Keep changing.In October, the icon became a centenarian and ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Real Life Mama: Love others, but love yourself, too

Real Life Mama: Love others, but love yourself, too

Out of nowhere, as we were snuggling before bed one night, Reagan started randomly singing a song she had made up. It went like this, “I love Mo...

January 15th, 2022 |  



Living with Children: How to toilet train your toddler

Living with Children: How to toilet train your toddler

Q: I recently tried toilet training my 32-month-old, but after a few days of no success, I decided to stop. A friend tells me to hang in there, but my...

January 15th, 2022 |  


David Trinko: The downfall of too much silence

David Trinko: The downfall of too much silence

I’ve always felt I do my best work with a crowd behind me.For the first decade in my career, I covered sports. It seemed like my finest stories ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Dog tracker helps families reunite with runaway pets

Dog tracker helps families reunite with runaway pets

JAMUL, Calif. — Seven years ago, Babs Fry was devastated when a pregnant terrier mix dog she was fostering at her Jamul ranch disappeared withou...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Ex-Etiquette: Laying the groundwork for success

Ex-Etiquette: Laying the groundwork for success

Q. My daughter is 13. Her father has remarried a woman who has two boys, ages 14 and 16. Both adults work and once the kids get off school, all three ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Red Cross says there’s a national blood shortage: Here’s how to donate

Red Cross says there’s a national blood shortage: Here’s how to donate

LOS ANGELES — The Red Cross is currently experiencing what it’s calling “the worst blood shortage in over a decade.”Always in ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Are your shower habits hurting your skin?

Are your shower habits hurting your skin?

There’s nothing quite like a nice long hot shower. But, for those who suffer from dry skin, a change in their daily routine may be essential to ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Taco Bell selling taco subscription program, and it’s a steal

Taco Bell selling taco subscription program, and it’s a steal

Taco Bell may have taken the Mexican Pizza and other beloved items off its menu, but at least they hooked it up with a new taco-a-day subscription pro...

January 15th, 2022 |