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'Star Trek' Star Leonard Nimoy Dead At 83

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 02.27.2015 | Entertainment

Leonard Nimoy, who was best-known for his role as Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" franchise, died at his home on Friday in Los Angeles, his wife, Susan B...

What If Contestants Told Pat Sajak The Truth?

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 07.24.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Truth be known, I look forward every evening to giving my brain a well deserved rest from the mental aerobics I put it through daily. I admit it...I've been watching the same soap opera for fifty four years.

'57 at 57: Missing Parents

Elizabeth Gregory | Posted 07.16.2014 | Fifty
Elizabeth Gregory

1957 was 57 years ago this year, and as I move through my first Mother's Day without my mom in the world, I know my loneliness is shared by millions of motherless women and men, boomers and non-boomers alike

Parenting: It's All About Perspective

Darryle Pollack | Posted 07.16.2012 | Parents
Darryle Pollack

With due respect to Dr. Spock, Dr. Brazelton and now Dr. Sears, no one has figured out a fool-proof method of raising perfect children; it's a daily pop quiz that requires learning on the fly.

The Best Mom, Probably

Monica Medina | Posted 07.07.2012 | Parents
Monica Medina

I am probably the best mom ever. At least that's what my son told me in a text he sent me to wish me a Happy Mother's Day. Really? Probably the best mom?

Far Trek: A Stay-at-Home Dad Responds to Dr. Spock

Vincent O'Keefe | Posted 04.03.2012 | Parents
Vincent O'Keefe

What were you clueless about as a new parent? Does book learning help, or do you mostly figure it out as you go along?

Dr. Spock Then And Now: He Said WHAT Back Then?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 03.20.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Changes in one book tell us a lot about the changing views of parents over the years.

Trust Yourself: Did Dr. Spock Have A Clue?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 03.10.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Trust Yourself. You know more than you think you do. Do those classic words of parenting advice resonate today?

Question Authority: The Boomers Are Coming and They Won't Play Dead

Bernard Starr | Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty
Bernard Starr

Politicians beware -- the boomers are coming. Like drill sergeants you may bark your marching orders and expect unchallenged compliance. But this army will march to its own drum beat.

A Look At History's Most Notable Fathers: Good, Bad And Ugly

Greg Olear | Posted 10.01.2011 | Parents
Greg Olear

Leopold Mozart (b. 1719): The first known Stage Father. Managed his child-prodigy son's career with an iron fist, which turned out to be a good thing for music but a bad thing for little Wolfie. Said to be the inspiration for "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother".

Mama Said Flaunt It If You've Got It

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith C. Carroll

Part of me wants to preserve my daughter's childlike spirit -- the one that made Sarah Palin feel it was appropriate to refer notes on her hand while giving a televised keynote convention speech.