On one recent Saturday morning, Tara Toocheck hurried to log onto Skype and talk to her son, Nikolas, halfway around the world.
Fatima Ptacek has been the voice of Dora on "Dora the Explorer" since 2010. On August 18, a new series premiered on Nickelodeon called "Dora and Friends: Into the City!" which features a slightly older Dora exploring an urban environment. Fatima told TFK that she can easily relate to the new Dora character because they're both the same age and living in a big city.
Everything is quiet and suddenly-growwwwwwwwwwwlllllll-someone's stomach starts making a grumbling, rumbling or sloshing noise. When Winnie the Pooh says there's a "rumbly in my tumbly," he's trying to say the muscles in his digestive system are moving and pushing a gooey mixture of food and liquid, known as chime (kim), through his digestive tract. Moving along with the mush is air and gas, which gets squeezed, creating the noises you hear.
What did the little kid answer when the teacher said, "Order, children, order!"?
We met singer, actress and author Lea Michele when she was in Manhattan recently. We love her as Rachel on the TV show "Glee."
What code message is the same from left to right, right to left, upside down and right side up?
Why is the Grand Canyon colorful?
Other teens go to summer camp. They do mission trips or volunteer. They hang around home and enjoy the later wakeup call. I went to Clown Academy II in New Jersey. Yes, I voluntarily went to clown school. If you're anything like my friends, acquaintances and coworkers, you have a ton of questions. Here are some answers:
From mid-September through mid-October, America recognizes the contributions, culture and heritage of Hispanic Americans.
DALLAS - The Freelands have set five places at the dinner table: for parents Pat and Lori, and for their kids Kyle, Alek and Maddy.