She started as a Disney star, but Demi Lovato has come a long way since then. Now the talented singer-songwriter is a judge on the “X-Factor” alongside Britney Spears and Simon Cowell. The 20-year-old is also doing her part to speak out against bullying. She is the official ambassador for Secret’s Mean Stinks campaign, and she participated in the Young Womens Leadership School in East Harlem for their Drama Free School Year anti-bullying assembly.
Nicole Sullivan has made us laugh as the dog walking Holly on “The King of Queens.” We loved her, too, in “$#*! My Dad Says.” Now the comedienne is starring in her own show on Nick at Nite, “Wendell & Vinnie.” Combined with her successful efforts to find a healthier lifestyle with Jenny Craig, Nicole seems to have found her groove.
Winter is coming, and that means germs are a-spreadin. How do you prevent a cold from ruining you or your childs week? Here are a few great tips to keep you and your loved ones healthy: Stop using antibacterial soap!
For older generations, studying involved a trip to the library and poring over several tomes of information. Now, thanks to the Internet, students have quick research tools like Google and Wikipedia. That should mean that there is less work for them to do in order to find the information they need. If that’s the case, shouldnt studying be a simpler task for this generation? Shouldn’t kids be less likely to cheat in order to get ahead? Unfortunately, not so much.
Tara Stiles is one busy lady! The former model turned yoga expert just released her yoga DVD collection entitled “This is Yoga,” held a launch party for the series complete with a nighttime yoga session, and even had time to answer our questions about her passion for yoga.
The pink party was established by Elyse Walker in honor of her mother, Barbara Feder, who discovered her cancer when she had Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer. She didnt have the benefit of the treatments available today, but thanks topink party, Dr. Beth Y. Karlan, MD, and the Cedars-Sinai Womens Cancer Program at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute have received over $6 million dollars in funding for treatment and research. We were lucky enough to get Dr. Karlan’s perspective on how helpful and inspiring the event is:
You have the party favors, the healthy snacks, the not-so healthy snacks, and all the kids have great costumes. But how do you serve up a great Halloween Punch for the little ones that is special enough for the occasion, and isnt filled with sugar? Easy! Youll Need: 2 liters of Sprite Zero 2 cups of No-Sugar-Added Apple Juice 1 cup of Light Pomegranate Juice Plastic Glove Filtered Water Directions:
When an actress gets pregnant – what happens to her character? Television shows have come up with all kinds of creative ways to deal with the problem of a main character’s obviously expanding waistline. Some use baggy clothes and shooting angles to cover it up, others write in a storyline about weight gain and many take a more direct route and decide to write pregnancy into the plot. It’s a classic case of art imitating life. Here are some of our favorite actresses whose pregnancies were intertwined with their characters on-screen lives.
Did you know that car crashes are the number one killer of children under 12 in the United States? That’s a pretty scary statistic. This week is National Child Passenger Safety Week, and we want to encourage parents everywhere to make sure their little ones are safe. According to theNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), “The best way to protect them in the car is to put them in the right seat, at the right time, and use it the right way.”
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. People around the globe are involved in efforts to raise money for this cause – and one we especially love is the pink party, founded by Elyse Walker. Elyse has raised over $6 million dollars through her annual pink partyto support Dr. Beth Y. Karlan, MD and Cedars-Sinai Womens Cancer Program at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. She is passionate and committed to celebrating life as well as finding a cure for cancer.