"It's an overwhelming and strange experience. Before seeing if it was a boy, the doctor said, 'Ooh … chunky!' "
The red-carpet hosts barely asked who the stars were wearing.
In 1994, Tina Brosius was 18 years old and already the mother of two children when she allowed her newborn baby to drown in a portable toilet. She was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Rest is not idleness. Recognize the signals that it's time to rest, and then take the time you need. This awareness is part of the training. Pacing will make you stronger and able to work longer.
DEAR ABBY: My 40-year-old son signed up with an online dating site. He has a 17-year-old son and has never been married. During his initial contact with one woman, she mentioned she had several kids, and my son asked if they were all by the same father. She said he was out of line to ask that question...
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
Question: My husband and I are unable to have more children due to illness. My brother's wife just had their third child. I'm happy for them but also struggling with resentment, self-pity, and sadness. I love my brother and sister-in-law, but I'm not sure why...
Thomas is a delightful, adorable 5-year-old with a smile that can light up a room. A happy child, he takes great pleasure in being tickled and talked to. He enjoys being cuddled and loves being the center of attention. A perfect day for Thomas would be being cuddled and sung to the whole time.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Tomorrow is more than just another day. Then again, you could say the same about today and get the whole thing going sooner; now is good. Make a quick plan.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). One solid person who is on your side is better than a dozen wishy-washy ones. Character matters more than numbers.
DEAR ABBY: Our daughter is celebrating her 50th birthday next month. Her husband, "Ben," is throwing her a surprise party at a restaurant. We know because he has asked us to watch and feed the grandkids, who are in their teens.
DEAR ABBY: I'm a guy in college, majoring in computer science. I live with my mother, who's in her 60s and works as an elementary school teacher.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). When the sun rises, it rises for everyone and shines on all alike. Those who feel special and above the rest will be humbled by the current cosmic climate.
DEAR ABBY: My first marriage ended in divorce 35 years ago because my wife had cheated on me several times. I suspected then that I wasn't my daughter's biological father. Lately I have been wondering about my son, too. Both are in their late 30s now. Obviously, I decided to accept them as my own.