Your Thanksgiving Day TV Guide

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Your Thanksgiving Day TV Guide

I’d like to think my family has a pretty standard American Thanksgiving festivities: football, turkey, TV, wine, stretchy pants, and family chaos. In a house with two TVs, one of them correctly dedicated to football, there is also the less-discussed … Continue reading →Read More

12 Warning Signs & Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

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12 Warning Signs & Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

What do you know about diabetes? Did you know that it’s on the fast track to becoming America’s number one health crisis? Or that approximately two out of every five Americans will develop type 2 diabetes at some point in … Continue reading →Read More

Are You Paying the “Woman Tax?”

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Are You Paying the “Woman Tax?”

Have you ever wondered why a package of 3 pink disposable razors often costs a couple dollars more than a package of 3 blue disposable razors? Or why the cost to dry-clean mens’ shirts is usually much lower than dry-cleaning … Continue reading →Read More

5 Things Parents Miss Most About LBK (Life Before Kids)

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5 Things Parents Miss Most About LBK (Life Before Kids)

Parents love their children, but it’s impossible not to miss LBK (Life Before Kids). Things were easier then, less complicated. No diaper changes, time outs, or other scourges of parenthood. Our clothes weren’t spotted with random food stains. We didn’t … Continue reading →Read More

5 Ways to Make Election Day Matter to Your Kids

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5 Ways to Make Election Day Matter to Your Kids

Being a child means not having to give Election Day a second thought. They won’t be researching a candidate’s position on climate change or the minimum wage. Those endless political ads will rush right past their young minds. And they’ll … Continue reading →Read More

5 Types of Facebook “Friends” You Need to Unfriend Now

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5 Types of Facebook “Friends” You Need to Unfriend Now

Even people who love Facebook hate one aspect of the social media mainstay — those “friends” we could do without. You know who we mean — folks whose updates add little to the conversation. More often than not, they stop the conversation … Continue reading →Read More

Start (and Win) this Year’s National Novel Writing Month Challenge

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Start (and Win) this Year’s National Novel Writing Month Challenge

November’s here, and with it, the chance to end 2014 with a huge personal accomplishment. In November, you can write a novel – in a month. Last year, National Novel Writing Month made winning novelists out of more than 310,000 of its … Continue reading →Read More

4 Ways to Score Big Points with Your Wife

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4 Ways to Score Big Points with Your Wife

Sports aren’t the only activity in which points are scored. Marriages also involve point scoring from time to time, although no one would try turning the institution into a fantasy league. The stakes are too high, and there’s not much … Continue reading →Read More

How to Talk About Money with Your Spouse

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How to Talk About Money with Your Spouse

We inherit our eye color, height and body type from our parents. Mom and Dad also give us more than we bargained for when it comes to financial baggage. As a struggling 20-something I went from one new car to … Continue reading →Read More

11 “Womanly Things” That Are Totally Overrated (In My Opinion)

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11 “Womanly Things” That Are Totally Overrated (In My Opinion)

Maybe it’s because I’m equal parts woman and curmudgeon, but some of the womanly things I’m supposed to love just bother me. They’re not insidious or anything, just over-celebrated. I think, THINK, I can find some agreement from the masses. … Continue reading →Read More

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