The most important woman in my life (rest in peace, mom) never talked to me – or my two sisters or my brother – about sex. Zilch about menstruation, pubic hair, hormones, intercourse or conception. We snuck our tampons, bras, and birth control into the house like Cold War spies. It was a surreal way to go through adolesc
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Have you ever noticed the beauty in the ordinary? It occurred to me that we spend so much time trying to improve things, fix them, and make them look better when there is a rich amount of beauty in the natural, the ordinary.
Our child will lose a service at the end of February. We are mourning this upcoming loss. I am especially upset by it, not only because my child is losing the structured opportunity to play with a child who has become his friend over the last two years, but also by the way it all came about. The facility notified me in November that my child’s funding had lapsed. To my astonishment, my child had been on a 30 day contract during that month.
Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist. -Michael Levine Driving home from a long day at work, I was imagining the blissful greeting from my beloved children. But the actual scene I came home to was a different story. Sienna, my 9-month-old, was crying. When I picked her up, instead of gurgling a happy hello, she baptized me in the carrot puree shed had for dinner. Alessio, my 2-year-old, tried to snatch Sienna away so that he could squiggle into my arms. Sienna down! he demanded.
Holidays are always fun because they give us a reason to celebrate! Help your little one get in the Valentine’s Day spirit with Children’s Place Valentine’s Day Girl’s Fashion Tops. These adorable shirts come in various styles, all featuring a different design dedicated to the special day.
I think in a past life, I must have been Chinese because I tell ya, I cant eat enough Chinese food. I love it all. Mu Shu Chicken, Sezchuan Eggplant, Fried Rice, Eggrolls and one of my absolute favs – Wontons. I love them in soup and I especially love them crispy.
According to the 911 call made from Demi Moore’s home on Monday night, the actress “smoked something” and seemed only barely conscious before being rushed to the hospital. Los Angeles fire officials have released the tape of the call to emergency services, with certain portions edited out for privacy.
Looking for a light lunch? Try Brooke Burke’s special quinoa salad! Here’s the recipe: Quinoa Salad Recipe Ingredients
There are days that I really miss my long hair and all the different ways I was able to style it. Yeah, there are benefits to having short hair, but I am not sure if its as easy as I had imagined.
Everything you like and dislike. Everything you feel and dont feel. Everything you believe, that is popular and not. It is all OK! Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. ~ Dr. Seuss