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Pregnancy Loss… When Grief Hits You Like a Tidal Wave

Pregnancy Loss… When Grief Hits You Like a Tidal Wave

As October marks Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month, the topic of miscarriage and stillbirth occupies news headlines. From Mark Zuckerberg talking candidly about how he and his wife struggled with multiple miscarriages before becoming pregnant, to Kiele Sanchez and Zach Gilford whose son tragically died and was stillborn during her 35th week of...Learn More »

The Psychology of Dating

The Psychology of Dating

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse When it comes to dating, Freud got it right. He talked about how we humans tend to repeat the same patterns of behavior in our lives over and over. He called this propensity ‘repetition repulsion.’ While he didn’t apply this label to dating in particular, it...Learn More »

Dry Skin Season Is Coming…Don’t Flake Out!

Dry Skin Season Is Coming…Don’t Flake Out!

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse ‘Crackly’ is not a word you want to use when it comes to your skin. After summer is over, we have to deal with the next season of assault : fall. Dry air, heat, you name it– the danger to sumptuous skin is everywhere.  I’ve become...Learn More »

Why Can’t You Read My Mind?

Why Can’t You Read My Mind?

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse It’s an argument so universal that it has almost become cliché for couples. We all know the typical sitcom scene where an annoyed wife rolls her eyes because her husband can’t figure out why she is upset with him (Hint: It is usually because he forgot...Learn More »

5 Fall-tastic Decorating Tips

5 Fall-tastic Decorating Tips

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse Summer will soon be a memory, but fear not– fall is fabulous!! Think chunky sweaters, crisp autumn leaves, the scent of pumpkin and cinnamon filling your home. If the inviting textures and early whispers of autumn have you itching to fall into fall in your home, check out...Learn More »

The Perfect Breakup

The Perfect Breakup

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse The perfect breakup certainly seems like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? When have you ever heard of both members of a couple feeling wonderfully uplifted about a split? While most breakups involve a lot of pain and devastation, some are better than others. In fact, I have...Learn More »

5 Ways to Fab Fall Hair

5 Ways to Fab Fall Hair

Whether you were a sun-worshipper, craved catchin’ waves in the ocean, or were cool by the pool, we hope it has been the best summer ever. We are pretty sure, though, unless you lived under a rock, your hair is a little worse for wear as the season of frolicking comes to a close....Learn More »

When It Comes To Fall Allergies… Dust Them Off!

When It Comes To Fall Allergies… Dust Them Off!

Brought to you by:  Summer will soon be a thing of the past. Fall is fab, don’t get us wrong, but the change of seasons brings about a heck of a lot more than cute boots and sweet sweaters.   Ah-choo! Oh, sorry. Had to sneeze.  Allergies are about to hit in a big...Learn More »

When My Four-Month-Old Weaned Himself and I Wasn’t Ready

When My Four-Month-Old Weaned Himself and I Wasn’t Ready

 Breastfeeding. This word encompasses feelings of attachment, exhaustion, bonding, frustration, love and imprisonment. For some moms, breastfeeding comes easily, others find it more difficult and many choose not to breastfeed at all. After a battle of infertility due to hormone abnormalities, I was relieved that I was able to nurse and become part of...Learn More »

Bye-Bye, Leave the Bling?

Bye-Bye, Leave the Bling?

Some states, though, side with the dumpee— and legally that person gets to keep the ring. California falls into this category. It gets complicated, though, so check if this applies to you. Finally, listen up Montana folks. The Supreme Court there ruled the ring is a gift, period, and can’t be taken back once...Learn More »

Are Millennial Marriages More Divorce-Proof?

Are Millennial Marriages More Divorce-Proof?

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse No doubt, marriage is risky, but it’s still, by definition, a ‘forever institution’. While  experts have long debated the doomsday  ’40-50% of marriages end in divorce stat’ , the fact is divorce rates are going down in the US. While the news is a bit rosier for Americans, in...Learn More »

Hottest Trends in Wedding Eats

Hottest Trends in Wedding Eats

After the dress, food is right up there in terms of what’s most important on the wedding day. One of the hurdles brides face is either getting into a venue that has amazing food, or finding a place that will allow us to bring in a caterer of our choice. When couples commit to...Learn More »

Creative Kids Fight Childhood Hunger

Creative Kids Fight Childhood Hunger

Brought to you by  There is perhaps nothing more tragic than a child going hungry. We see images on television all the time of children around the world starving, but the problem is far from foreign. It definitely hits close to home. Just how many kids go hungry here in the U.S.? How aware...Learn More »

10 Ways to Make Your Teen See Reality!

10 Ways to Make Your Teen See Reality!

By Harry H. Harrison Jr. Today, many parents have relinquished control of their children to umm, their children. This makes little sense with a fifteen year old, but even less sense when dealing with a five year old. But these formative years spell out what kind of teenager your child will turn out to...Learn More »

The Fishtail Chignon in 6 Easy Steps

The Fishtail Chignon in 6 Easy Steps

“The knotted fishtail chignon is a lovely hairstyle for all you long-haired ladies,” explains Roxie Jane Hunt, contributor for www.Latest-Hairstyles.com. “The best part is that you can take this unique updo from a cozy daytime style to haute evening look. This hairstyle consists of fishtail braids, knots, and a subtle twist and pin. All you...Learn More »

Is Your Teenage Daughter Ready for Spring Break?

Is Your Teenage Daughter Ready for Spring Break?

Should you, or should you not, allow your high school senior daughter to go on an unsupervised spring break trip with her friends? I unequivocally vote no, and here are my reasons why. And you can blame me if your daughter throws a fit. Adolescents are not developmentally ready to handle the temptations and...Learn More »

3 Reasons To Make Your Workout A Social Affair

3 Reasons To Make Your Workout A Social Affair

Exercising on a regular basis can improve your mood, performance, physical appearance, and confidence, but sticking to a workout program can be tough. It’s easy to blow off hitting the gym or going for a jog around the neighborhood when the only person you’re accountable to is yourself. Rather than flying solo, research reveals...Learn More »

5 Ways to Set Your Babysitter Up for Success

5 Ways to Set Your Babysitter Up for Success

by Lynn Perkins, founder, Urban Sitter  Finding a great sitter isn’t always easy. Keeping a great sitter can be even harder than that! Once you’ve hired a babysitter who you trust, who your kids adore, who abides by bedtime rules and maybe even loads the dinner plates into the dishwasher, you’ll want to be...Learn More »

Dessert Recipe: Pound Cake with Cherry Compote

Dessert Recipe: Pound Cake with Cherry Compote

 I love pound cake anytime of day—for breakfast with some butter and jam, for an afternoon snack with a cup of tea, or for dessert. The cherry compote dresses up the cake nicely. Serves 10-12 For the pound cake (makes 2 loaves) 1 lb. organic butter from grass-fed cows (2 cups); more for the...Learn More »

Eating Disorders, Boys and Body Image

Eating Disorders, Boys and Body Image

In your mind’s eye, conjure up an image of a child or teen with an eating disorder. Did you imagine a girl’s face? It’s time to bring boys into the picture. While girls develop eating disorders more commonly than do boys, the margin is closer than you might think. One in 10 cases of...Learn More »