Happy Not-My-Mother’s Day

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: Culture & Life, Featured Author, Holidays, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

As a society, we have seen a break in the mold of the traditional family. However, mothering isn’t limited to a child’s family dynamic. In fact, often we as adults continue to look for maternal guidance.

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Down to Earth Lessons Learned from a Life at Sea

By | May 1st, 2017|Categories: Culture & Life, Family, Featured, Featured Author, Popular, Top Stories Headline, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

In my ten years of living on a sailboat, a typical bad day was a dragging anchor, a ripped sail, and our toddler throwing a vital tool overboard. At sea as on land, it always happened in three's. That chapter in my life impressed certain truths upon me, and although many of them were elicited from a sea or boat-related experience, the underlying moral of the story applies equally well to my life on land today. I now find these truths to be self-evident.

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Tapping into Your Outer Strength

By | April 27th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Featured Author, Fitness, Health & Wellness, Popular, Top Stories|Tags: , , , , , , |

Long gone are the days of us prancing around in leotards, doing jazzercise to be fit. If you haven’t picked up on it yet, let me be the one to tell you, cardio is never going to give you the tone and tightness you seek. Adding weighted exercises to your cardio routine is going to turn you into a fat-burning machine, in and out of the gym.

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Career or Baby: Choosing Between A Paycheck Or Newborn Care

By | April 19th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Family, Featured, Featured Author, Parenting, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Business|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In today's America a new mother not only has to navigate lists of potential baby names, top-rated carseats and strollers, choose between bottle or breast, and make a place in her home for a new little person, but she needs to dig heavily into her finances to accomplish that. If her employer doesn't offer paid maternity leave, she must decide how long she can stay home with the baby, then how much childcare will cost when she returns.

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National Haiku Poetry Day- April 17

By | April 16th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Culture & Life, Featured, Featured Author, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Culture|Tags: , , , , |

April 17 is National Haiku Day. Celebrate the timeless art form by reading a few haikus and trying your hand and writing your own.

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The Evolution of the Easter Bunny

By | April 13th, 2017|Categories: Culture & Life, Events, Featured Author, Holidays, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever wondered exactly how an oversized, egg-laying bunny made his way into a Christian holiday celebrating the resurrection of Christ? It doesn’t seem quite right, does it? To get a look at the origin and evolution of Mister E. Bunny, we need to go way back to the Pagans and the Christians.

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