Back in the early 1970's, I remember finally realizing some older kids were messing with me, and a proud smile creeping across my face. I'm now the father of two children. And, alas, history repeats itself. Sorry kids.
Do these three words -- 'what's for dinner' -- send a shiver down your spine? Thankfully, a website launches today that provides parents of kids of any age tips to respond to this question with aplomb.
For low-income families who struggle to overcome hunger, back-to-school season brings an end to the strain of putting additional meals on the table when the free and reduced-price school breakfasts and lunches are unavailable.
"Are you going to cry, Mom?" my son Matt asked me on the plane ride. I honestly didn't know. We were on the family trip we'd spent more time preparing for than any other. We were taking Matt, our oldest child, to college.