Friday, April 20, 2018

Parenting & Relationships

Tell Me About It: Should parents help with daughter’s dog?

Q: About a year and a half ago my husband and I purchased a dog. She was way too busy for us, so my daughter took her. We helped pay to have the dog spayed, as she was ours to start with.Anyway, since then, whenever my daughter takes a trip for a wee...
Published: 04/17/18

Tell Me About It: Boyfriend won’t open up about their future

Q: I have been seriously dating my boyfriend for over two years, and we live together. I have expressed more than once that I want to be married, and that it is something I value and want in life, and we had a lengthy conversation about it a couple m...
Published: 04/16/18

Tell Me About It: Boys’ similar history draws comparisons

Q: My late husband died when our son was 18-months. We always had the basics, I made sure of that, but we both went without a lot of the extras. My son just started college and his random roommate assignment happens to be a boy whose father also died...
Published: 04/15/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of April 16-22.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of April 16-22.

Earth Day: Sunday is the official day to celebrate our big blue rock, but Island Earth Days is Saturday and Sunday at Honeymoon Island in Dunedin with music, kids’ activities, nature walks, live animals and environmental displays. Free; $8 park admis...
Published: 04/13/18
Updated: 04/16/18
Universal to fill 3,000 jobs as ‘Fast & Furious’ ride, new hotels race to open

Universal to fill 3,000 jobs as ‘Fast & Furious’ ride, new hotels race to open

Universal Orlando Resort has finally given a hint about the opening of the new Fast & Furious – Supercharged attraction coming some time in May. And the company is looking for more than 3,000 new workers as it opens new attractions and hotels this s...
Published: 04/13/18

Tell Me About It: Dog’s pending death causes owner anxiety

My 12-year-old Lab is nearing the point where we will have to put him down. He’s still enjoying his life but is quickly losing function in his hind legs due to degenerative myelopathy. He is a wonderful, wonderful dog who has been my best friend for ...
Updated one month ago
5 things to do under $5: Showcase of community bands, Beer and Burger Throwdown, Eco Fest, Friday Concerts in the Park

5 things to do under $5: Showcase of community bands, Beer and Burger Throwdown, Eco Fest, Friday Concerts in the Park

1 Beer and Burger Throwdown: This dog-friendly festival in Safety Harbor on Saturday with free local craft brew samplings will have 40 burger options from local restaurants and food trucks. Includes live entertainment and music, a dog park, pet suppl...
Published: 04/12/18
Top things to do this weekend: Sugar Sand Festival, kids triathlon, Randy Rainbow, Katt Williams

Top things to do this weekend: Sugar Sand Festival, kids triathlon, Randy Rainbow, Katt Williams

SCULPTORS: Sugar Sand FestivalMaster sculptors will once again show off their skills at the Sugar Sand Festival, running Friday through April 22 on the powdery white sand of Clearwater Beach. This year’s theme is "Sea America: A Celebration of Americ...
Published: 04/12/18
This week’s top concerts: Jason Isbell, Bret Michaels, the Descendents, more

This week’s top concerts: Jason Isbell, Bret Michaels, the Descendents, more

This week's top concerts.
Published: 04/12/18

Tell Me About It: Parents should reveal secret of paternity

Q: My nephew doesn’t know that his "dad" is not his biological dad. My sister birthed my nephew out of wedlock and met the man she married years later. For his whole life, my sister has allowed my nephew to think his fake dad is his real dad. She div...
Updated one month ago