Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Parenting & Relationships

Tell Me About It: Woman takes momís advice the wrong way

Woman takes momís advice the wrong wayQ: I was laid off recently from a job of 15 years. My confidence took a blow.When I told my mom, she said, "Hurry up and update your resume. And donít forget to add your Employee of the Year award." I had of cour...
Published: 11/15/17
Updated: 11/19/17
5 under $5: Sand sculptors, free ice skating, Pinellas Trail performances

5 under $5: Sand sculptors, free ice skating, Pinellas Trail performances

1Sanding Ovations: This annual Treasure Island sand sculpting competition brings master sculptors working in 150 tons of sand. This year artists come from Ireland, the Netherlands, Singapore, Russia, Lithuania, Canada and the United States. An adjac...
Published: 11/15/17
Weekend fun: St. Pete Beach BikeFest, Chillounge Night, Christmas at Universal, Busch Gardens

Weekend fun: St. Pete Beach BikeFest, Chillounge Night, Christmas at Universal, Busch Gardens

BIG WHEELS: St. Pete Beach BikeFestThe new St. Pete Beach BikeFest at the TradeWinds resort and runs through Sunday with daily poker runs, an expo, a bike show and competitions. But the real draw will be free concerts on the beach, including former M...
Published: 11/15/17
Five cool things to see in ĎStar Wars and the Power of Costumeí in St. Petersburg

Five cool things to see in ĎStar Wars and the Power of Costumeí 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 Victoriaís Secret. I think this is very inappropriate. He thinks Iím 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, "Itís my parentsí and sisterís 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 bodyís changing, and once in a while she laments the changes ó nothing...
Published: 11/13/17

Tell Me About It: Momís worried sheíll be judged for dating

Momís worried sheíll be judged for datingQ: Iím 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 ó not just sex but closeness.Iíve 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 itís 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