During the last two weeks of 2010, Fatherhood Channel looks back at our biggest stories of the year. #13: Bon Jovi’s new single, “What Do You Got,” continues Rock and Roll’s tradition of preaching messages of love that began with the Beatles. The inspiring lyrics are encouraging fans to pursue practical skills to sustain shared hopes for love, marriage, and family. (Originally published 8/31/2010.)
This week would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday. John’s sons, Julian Lennon, who inspired Paul McCartney to write “Hey Jude,” Sean Lennon, widow Yoko Ono, and former wife Cynthia Lennon, recently came together in New York to celebrate one of the famous rock star’s most enduring legacies: the artistic expressions of his son.
Alicia Keys, the Grammy winning global sensation, was proud to show off signs of her advancing pregnancy at the Keep a Child Alive fundraiser in New York City recently. Married to rapper and producer Swizz Beatz, the artist’s passion for children led her to co-found the charity after seeing the devastating impact of the AIDS virus on Africa’s children. Keys says the most important contribution she can make to her future child is the example of her own life.
ABC’s Modern Family (Wednesdays, 9/8c) attracts more than 11 million viewers each week. The show’s enduring prime-time popularity says much about America’s increasing acceptance of diverse portrayals of love, commitment and family.
Studying music can be beneficial to a child’s education. Research demonstrates that learning to play piano, guitar, drums or any other musical instrument prepares kids to be more successful, both academically and professionally in their adult lives.
When Alan’s girlfriend invited him to move in during last week’s episode of Two and a Half Men, he had plenty to think about. Of course, Charlie would love to get the bachelor pad all to himself. See what happens tonight when Alan and Lyndsey try to work it all out.
In the premiere episode of Two and a Half Men, Alan is lying to Jake while preaching honesty. This week, he’ll face a tempting invitation.