| Apr 11, 2010
Here are some unintended consequences of our family's late-August vacation at the Willow-Witt Ranch in southern Oregon:
Our children, then 22 months and 4, prefer fresh goat's milk to the store-bought stuff from a cow.
They also think it is...
| May 19, 2010
| 7:32 AM
Scott Wilson, Director of Instruction
Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa
12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
What do first time golfers need to think about before teeing off?
Clothing (needs to be...
| May 14, 2010
It's an honor for Tacoma police officer Mark "Muddy" Waters to spend long hours standing guard at the National Law Enforcement Memorial Wall.
He knew three of the Lakewood officers murdered last year, and Pierce County Deputy Kent Mundell who was...
| May 29, 2010
It takes a village to raise a child, and at least as many to entertain one on an airplane. With that in mind, Nina Willdorf, editor in chief of Budget Travel, collected travel advice from her readers for a handy new book, "The Smart Family's Passport: 350...
| May 25, 2010
With the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaching you may be heading out of town soon. If you're flying - beware. Some airlines are increasing ticket prices by adding a surcharge for peak travel days.
So what day is that?
39 News checked it out and...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 1:21 PM
- Shaheem Abrahams is a South African native
- He and his family will spend 5 weeks in South Africa
- Abrahams was a victim of apartheid as a youth
Shaheem Abrahams never imagined that his native South Africa would host the World Cup....
| Jun 10, 2010
| 2:00 AM
Advertisers declare that the start of summer is Memorial Day, but parents and children know that it doesn't really begin until the day after school is dismissed for summer break.
Some of the parents I've talked to have lots of things planned to keep...
| Jun 13, 2010
Like so many other Sacramento families, Steve and Becky Pop are trying to figure out how to finance a summer trip, this year. But their trip isn't a vacation, it's travel to Minnesota for what they hope will be a "life-extending" treatment for their six-...
| Jun 28, 2010
| 1:04 PM
Rent or Charter
Rent a boat right on Lake Michigan. For an hour or an entire day. Boat rental companies will sometimes offer specials to encourage business. Not to mention, if you grab a group of friends or family you can split the cost and pack your...
| Mar 28, 2010
As our theater seats rocked back and forth for "takeoff," the kids watching the 4-D animated film "Journey to the Center of the Barnett Shale" at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History squealed in unison. We had been sprayed with so much mist that...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 9:07 PM
The Laguna Beach Unified School District Adult Education Program and La Playa Center are now offering free adult English-as-a-Second Language classes.
The classes are held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Laguna Beach High. The classroom...
| Jul 3, 2010
The family vacation is all booked, but have you considered the state of your luggage? Did you have another child? Have the existing kids grown? Well, so might have their list of travel essentials. Remember that broken handle? You might be packing in a...