Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Parenting & Relationships

Five cool things to see in ‘Star Wars and the Power of Costume’ in St. Petersburg

Five cool things to see in ‘Star Wars and the Power of Costume’ in St. Petersburg

Do you sense a disturbance in the Force?That would probably be the landing of "Star Wars and the Power of Costume" at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, earlier this week. I got a preview of the blockbuster Smithsonian exhibit (docked in our co...
Published: 11/15/17

Tell Me About It: Grandson could use advice, not judgement

Grandson could use advice, not judgementQ: My 17-year-old grandson bought his 17-year-old girlfriend of barely two months lingerie from Victoria’s Secret. I think this is very inappropriate. He thinks I’m a dinosaur. Guidance, please?DinosaurA: I thi...
Published: 11/15/17

Tell Me About It: Parents think she can get sister to move out

Parents think she can get sister to move outQ: My sister, "Sarah," is turning 30 soon. Except during college, she has lived with my parents rent-free her entire life. I have always taken the stance of, "It’s my parents’ and sister’s business what the...
Published: 11/14/17

Tell Me About It: Navigating body issues with teenagers

Navigating body issues with teenagersQ: Do you have any advice for approaching or responding to the topics of body image, healthy eating and exercising with my tween daughter? Her body’s changing, and once in a while she laments the changes — nothing...
Published: 11/13/17

Tell Me About It: Mom’s worried she’ll be judged for dating

Mom’s worried she’ll be judged for datingQ: I’m a 45-year-old divorced mom of two boys (10 and 7). For the first time since way before my marriage ended, I miss dating and specifically romantic intimacy — not just sex but closeness.I’ve done some onl...
Published: 11/12/17
Plan your weekend Nov. 17-19: Castle anniversary, Chillounge Night, Et Cultura, Busch Gardens Christmas Town

Plan your weekend Nov. 17-19: Castle anniversary, Chillounge Night, Et Cultura, Busch Gardens Christmas Town

Plan your weekendParty Castle anniversary: The multi-story, gothic Ybor nightclub, where it’s not uncommon to see someone in a Batman cape or a leather corset, turned 25 this year, and the club is celebrating with a party this weekend. Features speci...
Published: 11/09/17
Updated: 11/15/17
St. Petersburg gets new half-marathon as St. Pete Run Fest adds kids runs, year-round fitness to mix

St. Petersburg gets new half-marathon as St. Pete Run Fest adds kids runs, year-round fitness to mix

ST. PETERSBURG — You might be asking, how will this make me a better runner?" Cody Angell asked two dozen students at a recent running club session at Shore Acres Elementary as they performed an "A skip" with their knees high, followed by a "ki...
Published: 11/09/17
Top things to do this weekend: La La Land in Concert, Tiny Home Show

Top things to do this weekend: La La Land in Concert, Tiny Home Show

CITY OF STARS: La La Land in ConcertWhat does a multiple-Oscar-winning hit musical do for a second act? Go on tour. With La La Land in Concert, the Mahaffey Theater will have a live symphony orchestra playing the score while the movie starring Emma S...
Published: 11/08/17

Tell Me About It: Wife can’t stop husband’s unhealthy habits

Wife can’t stop husband’s unhealthy habitsQ: My husband had a heart attack two years ago and nothing we do gets him to eat better. He can eat two bags of chips, a container of ice cream and lots of bread and butter every day when he comes home from w...
Updated one month ago

Tell Me About It: ‘Aloof’ neighbor has every reason to be

‘Aloof’ neighbor has every reason to beQ: I’m wondering how to make amends with a neighbor who’s aloof and distant. She moved in four years ago. Soon afterward there was a misunderstanding about my friend parking in front of her driveway and she was ...
Updated one month ago