Rachel Sullivan

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What I Want U.S. Companies to Know About Maternity Leave

I'm a new mother -- I guess you could call me that. I have a 16-month-old. It was only months ago that my life became epically different and only months ago that I was in full postpartum mode. But as a postpartum doula, I work with some really, really new mothers, call them new-new mothers. And the …

If The Characters Of Pride And Prejudice Could Text

<i>This is an excerpt from Mallory Ortberg's new book Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters which is available on Nov. 4.</i><p>Below are imagined text conversations between Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Bennet and their mother, three of the central characters from</i> …

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

Work-life balance is dead

For U.S. residents of the East Coast, Reykjavik can be a shorter flight than going to California, and you'll get hot springs, unique food (fermented shark anyone?), interesting culture and live volcanoes. New movie "Interstellar" even filmed some scenes there.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Vacation ideas: Hop a plane …

20 Best Ceiling Ideas And Decorations For A Beautiful Room

With the right paint, fabric, or decorative plaster, the ceiling can make a striking statement.<p>Too often, the "fifth" wall is forgotten, but even a little attention overhead can characterize the entire space. Read on to see how.

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10 Contact Paper DIYs That We're Stuck On --> http://on.apttherapy.com/vRXjpi I've noticed a new DIY material trending lately—contact paper. It has come a long way from just a basic shelf liner and it can be a great way to incorporate a finish that would otherwise be too expensive or difficult to work with.

11 Flower Hacks to Make the Prettiest Arrangement Ever

And instantly make any room look like a million bucks.<p><b>Jessica Marshall</b>, owner of <b>Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio</b> in <b>Las Vegas and New York City</b>, let us in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your home with beautiful flowers easy and simple.<p><b>1. Cut flower stems at a 45-degree angle one inch</b> …

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My Son Is Doctors Without Borders' 1,000th Ebola Survivor

Saturday, the 21st of September, is a day I will never forget in my life.<p>I was out working with MSF [Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders] as a health promotion officer in Foya, in the north of Liberia, visiting villages and telling people about Ebola: how to protect themselves and …

9 DIYs for Your Coziest Fall Living Room EVER

These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.<p>It's time to curl up with a good book and some hot chocolate. These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.

8 Times Paint Transformed A Room

Wondering where to start your next room overhaul? These 8 examples prove that a new paint job will always work wonders<p>Wondering where to start your next room overhaul? These 8 examples prove that a new paint job will always work wonders

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

Small Space Living: 5 Craft Storage Secrets for Small Homes

So you love to craft but don't think you have enough room in your home to store the necessary supplies? Even if you don't have an entire room …