Im writing this on October 31, which, in addition to being Halloween, is also the anniversary of the day my father died. Its been two years since my uncle called, with no warning, to tell me that my father was in the ICU in Philadelphia. Two years since I begged a nurse to keep him alive through the night so I could get there in time to say goodbye. Two years since that nurse called me back to tell me that she was sorry, but he just didnt make it.
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While Im working on this weeks column, my nanny is in the other room giggling with my babies.I never ever in a million zillion years thought I’d have a nanny. The whole having a nanny thing is completely out of my comfort zone and although its going on ten months that weve had Liz, and I should be used to it by now, the weight of it still catches me by surprise. The other day I was at Western Bagel grabbing breakfast with my friend Diana when we ran into a mutual friend I hadnt seen in awhile.
Jessica Simpson has some super surprising Halloween news… she’s pregnant! Oh wait, we sort of already knew that. The 31-year-old singer and fashion designerhas been the subject of pregnancy rumors for the past few weeks – mostly because of her incredibly obvious baby bump.
My boyfriend and I just completed building a house and we’re now decorating it. The following is a popular and frequent exchange, occurring several times a day: HIM: “How can you not like that?” ME: “Because it’s ugly.” Fade out.
Here’s a great recipe if you love pizza but you are trying to cut refined carbs out of your diet. I LOVE these portobello mushroom “pizzas.”
Steven Lake and Kristin Confer are the PhDs of hair. They bring over 30 years of experience, education, and teaching to the hair industry. Their passion and insight set this Perfect Hair Duo up for success in creating, recreating, and sharing their vision and creativity behind the chair and on set.
Trying to sum up what I learned from Oprah at O You! feels like an overwhelming task. Oprah has taught me, and continues to teach me, so much it is hard to know where to begin. What I know for sure is the world is blessed to have Oprah in it, and as Gayle…
Do you ever wonder how your kids can waste hours browsing the Internet, checking Facebook and religiously watering their crops on Farmville? They might be addicted to their computer. Internet addiction is a growing problem that can seriously harm your kids. When researchers at the University of Maryland asked college students to refrain from using the Internet and other social media for 24 hours, the students began to show withdrawal signs similar to those experienced by people who try to quit smoking.
My little ones are always entertained when we go to grandma and grandpa’s house where they get to flip through fun pictures and memorabilia from my childhood.
Congratulations toIt’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’sKaitlin Olson and Rob McElhenney, who are expecting their second child this spring. Were having a boy! Were so happy that Axel gets to have a brother so close in age. And that I get to add another set of balls to my very, very male world, 36-year-old Olson told PEOPLE.