This "Grinch" cat requires princess-level pampering, no kids and will yell at you if her demands aren't met. And she just got adopted.
"You think she wants tiny STICKY fists of fury anywhere near her magical snow cape?" her adoption agency wrote. "That's a hard pass on living with a drunken ballerina-ninja."cbsnews.com
5 fun, tried-and-true things you should absolutely do with your kids this holiday season
As an adult, by my late 20s, I started to feel a little bit “meh” about Christmas. Sure, it was a nice time of year, and I enjoyed seeing my family when I could, but I didn’t really understand the appeal of decorating, baking or most holiday-themed events. All of that changed, however, once I got into my 30s and had kids.
Live like Darian: What if teen’s simple acts of kindness could change the world?
Darian Locklear will be remembered as many things: bright, warm, kind, athletic and beautiful. But she was shy, too. Or as her mother phrased it with a laugh, “just a little socially awkward.” Even as a teenager, Darian was uncomfortable doing things like ordering at a restaurant.
Combating domestic violence in the military
A new, two-year long CBS News investigation reveals the defense department is dealing with another crisis on the homefront, domestic violence. Norah O'Donnell speaks with survivors who say the problem is pervasive and they feel the issue has been overlooked.news.yahoo.com
FTC: How to spot fake fertility product claims
People facing difficulties having children often explore fertility products to help them get pregnant. But some products, including some dietary supplements that claim to solve fertility problems, aren’t science-based and can put your health at serious risk.
Escaped inmate from Georgia jail captured
The Telfair County Sheriff’s Department said Sunday that Robert C. Lee, who escaped from the yard Friday afternoon, was captured. The Sheriff’s Office said Lee, 42, was taken back into custody after he was spotted near Highway 280 and Blankenship Road. Authorities believed Lee might have been heading to the Jacksonville area because he has family in the area. Records show Lee escaped in 2001 when he was incarcerated for grand theft. News4Jax spoke with Lee’s mother on Saturday and learned she was on the phone with the Sheriff’s Office Saturday morning.
People stepping up to help these kids in need is nothing short of amazing
They distributed the bags to kids at four different schools.”The totes were filled with healthy snacks, school supplies, toys and games. First Coast BlessingsThrough First Coast Blessings, Evans feeds almost 5,000 kids each week in the Jacksonville area. “If a guidance counselor says ‘I have a group of kids,’ or ’'all the kids meet criteria,’ then they create program there. We partner with schools who feed kids Monday through Friday -- kids who depend on meals.”Evans said she considers people like teachers, cafeteria workers and guidance counselors experts. Ad“They have what they need Monday through Sunday, and it creates a strong safety net for children,” Evans said.
Don’t be fooled by a warm start to Friday - Rains and Chill rule
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It’s a Weather Authority Alert Friday, but not like you might expect, it’s all about a huge shift in temperatures. READ THIS on our Weather Authority Alert Day on Friday. While all this is happening, we will see morning temperatures tumble from the 60s down to the 50s, then low 50s before noon. Yep, afternoon temps in the low 50s, cloudy, misty and with gusty winds. Temperatures will be mild, around 70° with sunny skies and low chances for showers.
Apartment fire near Hyde Park Elementary under control
One person was transported to the hospital. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Crews responded to an apartment fire off Hyde Park Road in the 2000 block Saturday morning, according to Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department. JFRD says one person was transported to the hospital with serious injures. The fire was under control minutes around 1:30 a.m, just minutes after it started. The state fire marshal has been called to investigate the start of the fire.
Duval County parents can speak with school leaders from home
Duval families will be able to tour schools from home today and speak with school leaders. The district’s annual School Choice Expo will be virtual on Saturday, January 9. Duval County Public Schools is a choice district, which means students can attend schools outside their attendance area zones through the school choice application process. This is in the “My Show Planner” tab, where you’ll see your scheduled events to see live school presentations, organize you schedule, and make appointments to talk with school leaders. For those who want to take advantage of school choice, the application window runs thru February 28.
Helping kids cope with holiday restrictions
The holiday season looks and feels different this year, which could be hard on your kids. They may not get to do traditional activities or see their cousins from out of town. “It’s almost like a mourning or a loss that they’re feeling,” said Gina Robinson, a pediatrician with Cleveland Clinic Children’s. For example – you could decorate cookies or do a virtual New Year’s Eve with friends and family. She added that you can also use the pandemic as a teaching opportunity about being resilient and reminding kids that sometimes things don’t go as planned.
If you must gather, do it safely with pandemic precautions
There’s no place like home for the holidays, unless you’re alone. Loneliness is often amplified this time of year and may be intensified by pandemic isolation. And everyone needs to wear mask, including the hosts. “Anybody who’s coming into the home that’s outside of your family unit, it’s important that you wear a mask if they’re coming in, and ask them to wear a mask,” advised Englund. Connecting online is a good way to safely interact with loved ones this holiday season.
FBI calls arrested Miami attorney a serial bank robber
MIAMI – The FBI says a 41-year-old Miami attorney is a “serial bank robber" who tried to rob five banks in the last three weeks before being arrested on his way to another bank. A police detective spotted Honaker driving in Coral Gables on Tuesday evening and took him into custody, the Miami Herald reported. I have a gun.” When the teller said she had trouble with English as an excuse to talk to a manager, Honaker left the bank. On Oct. 10, Honaker asked for $50s and $100s again at a Chase bank in Coral Gables. Five days later, Honaker’s note confused the teller at the HSBC branch in Coral Gables.
How couples can find hope after pregnancy loss
According to Dr. Salena Zanotti, of Cleveland Clinic, pregnancy loss is actually more common than most people think. She said people often ask if there was something they could have done differently to prevent a loss, but many times, early pregnancy loss is caused by a genetic abnormality that cannot be changed. "I want them to have hope that they will have successful pregnancies, but the most important thing is to be as healthy as you can be." Zanotti reminds couples that smoking and drug use can cause pregnancy complications, so these are lifestyle changes that need to be controlled before getting pregnant. “The important thing for couples to understand is to wait until they’re emotionally ready,” she said.