Catherine Durkin Robinson is an award-winning humor/parenting columnist and mother to twelve year-old twin sons who, despite a fondness for Latin and stringed instruments, can still throw a perfect spiral and name everyone in the NBA. She writes columns about how American parenting can improve in a voice that’s as familiar as a hunting permit and apple pie. In her spare time, she investigates missing socks.
A collection of reader guest articles, thoughts and opinions by Communities writers and breaking news and information.
Obama forgot to salute a marine when boarding Marine One; should we be upset?
The Boy Scouts of America voted today to allow openly gay boys as scouts but the ban on homosexual leaders remains.
After possibly the worst week of the Obama administration, new polls show that the President has escaped relatively unscathed.
Benghazi, the IRS, the AP - Obama had nothing to do with any of them. He knows nothing about them. They're just messy loose ends.
Reflections on raising families in a holistic way -- with a focus on nutrition and alternative health.
Reviews, insights and commentary from an eclectic observer.
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Life lessons, adventures, people places and observations as I undertake my personal quest to travel to 100 or more countries before I die.
Finding radiant smiles and dental health with Dr. Ali Forghani
Published 9:51 a.m. October 23, 2012
When is stealth parenting okay?
Published 5:03 p.m. October 15, 2012
Or homicidal child with crazy parents?
Published 12:07 p.m. October 8, 2012
Too much information overload
Published 5:19 p.m. October 1, 2012
It's middle school. Try and keep up.
Published 1:21 p.m. September 20, 2012
The lemonade stand that never was, and other disappointments
Published 6:09 p.m. September 13, 2012
Apples dipped in honey...what’s not to like?
Published 9:34 a.m. September 6, 2012
Getting older isn't for wimps.
Published 9:32 a.m. August 30, 2012
Look out drivers!
Published 2:20 p.m. August 23, 2012
The universe really is trying to tell you something.
Published 4:11 p.m. August 15, 2012
It isn't easy making friends in the land of Weber grills and Confederate flags.
Published 8:47 a.m. August 8, 2012
A teacher's real wish list.
Published 11:00 a.m. July 26, 2012
Have a seat...it's sturdier than it looks.
Published 4:00 p.m. July 18, 2012
A manual...with snark.
Published 11:39 a.m. July 11, 2012
I'm not their buddy and I'm not cool.
Published 12:08 p.m. July 4, 2012
Fighting is a part of life, just do it nicely.