Ann DeVito’s ‘Dog Love’ Artistically Captures Man’s Best Friend [REVIEW]

Dog trio

Regardless of the breed, dogs bring lots of love into our lives. (Photo by Julie, Leon G, and Eran Finkle/Flickr)

If dogs are among some of your lifelong friends, you are going to love Ann DeVito’s Dog Love, a gorgeously illustrated volume that pays homage to our favorite canine companions.  Read more of this post

Open Your Heart To A Child And Reap The Rewards

Friends at Husky Stadium in Seattle

Friends at Husky Stadium in Seattle. (Photo courtesy Dana Styber, Flickr)

Heather and I have never made any secret about the fact that we would love to adopt children. We are nurturers at heart, and we’ve always envisioned ourselves ending up on a big homestead with hordes of adopted children and grandchildren visiting us on special occasions. It’s our dream really. But anytime we bring the idea up in mixed company, we’re met with everything from praise to shock and sometimes, horror. Read more of this post

Nigel Barker Is More Than Just A Great Photographer [VIDEO]

Nigel Barker

Nigel Barker

Working in the media, I get the opportunity to introduce my audience to people that are worth knowing. Today, I got the chance to chat with fashion photographer Nigel Barker, who is currently promoting his new book, Models of Influence. Read more of this post

‘Brain Games For Puppies’ Makes One Happy Canine [REVIEW]

Claire trains a puppy.

Claire trains a puppy. (Photo credit: Roddy Paine/Interpet Publishing)

My husband and I bought an 8-week-old English Labrador Retriever from a breeder in Ohio. We named him Leonardo after the famous painter. Leonardo was the first puppy to walk up to my husband. At that point we knew, he was the one. Read more of this post

Girls Are Growing Up Faster Than Ever Before [VIDEO]

Have you ever stopped and looked at a girl in your life and thought, ‘how did she grow up so fast?’ Well it may not be your imagination! CNN reports that according to a new study, girls are entering puberty at earlier ages than they did in the past, which may be the contributing factor that leads to your surprise and dismay. Read more of this post