Tessa Gill

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Apple Watch coming in 2015 for $349, brings sapphire screen, digital crown, more

Apple’s long-rumoured move into wearable technology has finally taken place. At the firm’s first major new product launch event of 2014, the Apple …

What Gwyneth Paltrow's 'Conscious Uncoupling' really means

When the latest Goop newsletter hit my inbox, bearing news that Gwyneth Paltrow is separating from her husband Chris Martin, I had a LOT of questions. And one of the very first ones to come out of my mouth was "What's 'Conscious Uncoupling'?" referring to the title of Paltrow's announcement. I …

Lovely wedding, but did it trend on Twitter?

Sure, the wedding was stunning. The doves were released on cue, you didn't stumble on your vows, and your aunt Caroline stayed sober until after the toasts. But something was off: Your special day didn't play as well on social media as you were hoping.<p>Where were all the RTs for that hilarious …

Weddings and the art of parental wrangling

Weddings are a glorious celebration of the union of two souls where were blessed enough to find one another in this often cold and cruel world. They're also a lightning rod for family drama.<p>Follow these simply guidelines to gracefully navigate even the stickiest financial, floral, etiquette or …

Does God have a prayer in Hollywood?

By <b>Daniel Burke</b>, CNN Belief Blog Co-Editor<p><b>Los Angeles (CNN)</b> – Forgive Darren Aronofsky if he’s begun to identify with the title character of his new film, “Noah.”<p>Like the infamous ark-maker, the 45-year-old director has weathered a Bible-sized storm – and it’s not over yet.<p>Aronofsky’s epic, which …

A letter to my son as he leaves for college

Already the days are getting shorter, nature's signal that everything must come to an end and begin again. It's almost here -- the freedom you have longed for all year and the day I've dreaded for months, perhaps, even, since the day you were born. As a parent, you quickly realize that life is one …

School system hires former FBI agent to probe social media

Just as parents are grappling with how to keep their kids safe on social media, schools are increasingly confronting a controversial question: Should they do more to monitor students' online interactions off-campus to protect them from dangers such as bullying, drug use, violence and suicide?<p>In …

Why do we make students sit still in class?

<b>(CNN) —</b> As a graduate student, I had the opportunity to observe a number of idyllic, progressive classrooms where students danced to the pencil sharpener or sprawled across beanbag chairs while completing their work. I read countless books and articles about research that supports physical activity …

The best beauty products of all time

Behold the lotions, potions, and fragrances that, according to 300 experts, have transcended time and claimed their spots in the pantheon of beauty greats. Why? Because they are wonderful—and they work.<p>Real Simple: Don't sweat the small stuff<p>Whether their formulas have changed with the times or …

Do you really know your decorating style?

You have a new home or your first apartment and dozens of crazy ideas to make it look the way you want. But do you really know your own decorating style?<p>Perhaps it was easy to see that your mom had a taste for historic, Colonial decorating. Maybe you've always marveled at the way a friend embraced …

Report looks at whether millennial moms are more traditional, happier

I'm a Generation X mom who works outside the home, and I've always felt strongly that women who have a choice about whether to work or stay home after having children should feel completely comfortable with either decision.<p>Should a mom choose to work, her children will be fine as long as there's a …

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