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Mom Who Lost Her Stillborn Baby Shares a Heartbreaking Plea to Parents to Keep Everything in Perspective

"When you have your dark moments with your baby...find the tiniest bit of strength within you to keep going, and say a prayer of gratitude."<p>Early last month, Natalie Morgan was excitedly counting down the days until she would welcome her daughter into the world. But when she woke up the morning of …

Monsters Inc.

In our daughter's presence, my wife and I would mute commercials, spell out the names of chain stores, and refer to Ronald McDonald as "the clown." But we cannot keep our little girl in a marketing-free bubble. Thanks to an aunt, Hello Kitty has become her starter Abercrombie & Fitch. Thanks to her …

How to Save Money on Your Honeymoon Resort

Whether you have decided where to stay or not, you can find ways to save money on your honeymoon resort or hotel. Here's how:<p><b>1. Go to the hotel's website.</b><p>Some resorts have a company policy that the best rates are always on their site so do check those numbers before booking elsewhere.<p><b>2. Call the</b> …

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6 Steps to the Chicest Sitting Room Ever

A boring sitting room gets the "wow" factor. Plus, get the look with our "How To" guide.<p><b>The sitting room BEFORE</b><p>Dallas-based interior designer and owner of Studio Ten 25 Abbe Fenimore's sitting room in her 1950s ranch house needed an overhaul. Her main objective was to create a space that combined …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

20 Best Bedroom Decor Tips For An Impeccably-Styled Room

How many can you check off the list?<p>The 20 pieces and ideas you need for your most comfortable, luxurious and personal bedroom ever.

Interior Design

12 of the Hardest Places to Visit on Earth

From impassable terrains to unstable political situations to strict visa regulations, there are some places on Earth that are nearly impossible to get into. Fortunately, these adventurous photographers dared to venture into these territories! Even if you can't be there yourself, you can still …

5 Secrets Of Super-Happy Parents With Well-Behaved Kids

Parenting from your child's point of view means shifting your orientation, and seeing the world from a new perspective. Instead of understanding your child from a "top-down" adult position, think and look at the world as if you were their age and size. It's something I think about every day as the …

Parenting

How this 23-year-old grad tackled $53,349 in student and car loans

In the fall of 2011, shortly after finishing university, Jordann Brown realized she owed $53,349.<p>"My story isn't one about spending with abandon or being irresponsible," says the 23-year-old, who works in marketing and provides content for a mortgage rate comparison website. "I did what every …

Personal Finance

One Mom's True Story: How I Stopped Spoiling My Kids

When I got divorced last year, my three sons -- Chase, 11, Spencer, 10, and Logan, 7 -- took it really hard. They're very close with their dad, who's a kid at heart (which, coincidentally, is one of the reasons that our marriage didn't work out), so, for them, it was like losing a friend or a …

Personal Finance

6 Proven Methods for Inspiring Your Children to Behave

Before we start, let me explain my claim -- six proven methods for inspiring your children to behave. I am proudly raising three little monsters who call me mom. They have been the best test/focus group I ever could have asked for and through them I have learned, by trial and error -- lots and lots …

Parenting

Why some university students are doomed to below-average earnings

It's all about the money now in back-to-school planning.<p>How much will parents spend on school supplies, how much will it cost to go to university or college, and how much debt will that mean for students? These are the questions we're asking, and good on us for doing so. Education is not so …

College & University

California lawsuit charges that consumers weren’t warned about shampoo cancer risk

Almost 100 shampoos and personal-care products sold in California carry a cancer-causing chemical, according to an environmental group that has filed …

16 Things You Should Do At The End Of Every Work Day

Last week when I laid out the 16 things you should do at the start of every work day, I said the first few hours in the office can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight. But in order to successfully accomplish your morning routine, you’ll have to end the …

Start Something On The Side: The 'Secret' To Financial Security And Success Going Forward. (A Case Study)

We all are inherent risk managers.<p>We will have an emergency fund (saving for that proverbial rainy day), while still putting something away for our future.<p>We will tell our kids to follow their dreams, but if that dream seems slightly impractical (“sure, Sweetie, be a philosophy major”) we will tell …

5 Sexy Summer Bedroom Designs

See 5 light, airy, and romantic spaces.<p>These bedrooms are all light, airy, and romantic - perfect for warm nights!

How To Start A Business With Only $100 In The Bank

Chris Guillebeau is a writer, entrepreneur, and traveler. His latest book, <i>The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future</i>, is now a New York Times bestseller. During a lifetime of self-employment and ventures ranging from online publishing to …

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

Against All Odds -- Launching A Retail Organic Foods Business

The dramatic rise in sales of organic foods and beverages from $1 billion in 1990 to $26 billion in 2013 has encouraged many aspiring entrepreneurs to start organic or natural foods businesses. The fact is it is relatively easy to start selling a natural foods product on line or from your own …

Technology Is The Fastest Way For 20-Year-Olds To Get Rich

<i>This post is #4 in a series that amplifies emerging powers — girls and women who are solving the world’s problems by disrupting the status quo.</i><p>Michele Romanow is an engineer and a serial entrepreneur who started three companies before her 28th birthday. She launched her first business venture — The …

Rebecca Minkoff's Beauty Picks, Plus a Look Inside Her Bathroom

The fashion designer shares what's on her vanity.<p>Her handbags, accessories, and clothing are loved for their edgy yet playful style. Here, the fashion designer shares the romantic spot where she starts her day as well as her favorite beauty products.

A Leafy Green Lake House Bathroom

Bill Ingram's cabin-style design.<p>Designed to feel like an enclosed porch, this vintage-feeling bathroom designed by Bill Ingram in Lake Martin, Alabama, features lantern-style light fixtures, hidden medicine cabinets, and freestanding, antique oak washstands.

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Dessert

How to Stop Procrastinating on Your Goals by Using the 'Seinfeld Strategy'

Jerry Seinfeld is one of the most successful comedians of all‐time.<p>He is regarded as one of the "Top 100 Comedians of All-Time" by Comedy Central. He was also the co-creator and co-writer of Seinfeld, the long-running sitcom which has received numerous awards and was claimed to have the "Top TV …

Procrastination

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

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