Dafhne Brito

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8 Struggles of Trying to Make Friends as a Grown-Ass Woman

This was so much easier in college.<p>Remember the good old college days when potential friends lurked around every corner? You never had to go out of your way to meet people because your dorm, classes, student clubs, and parties all overflowed with classmates just as eager to expand their social …

Opinion: Why NBC Should Think About More Constantine

Last night, it was announced that NBC would not be going for more than 13 episodes for <i>Constantine’</i>s first season. They say the show is still a …

"How I Met Your Mother" Has The Best Halloween Story Ever Told

This is an ode to the Slutty Pumpkin.

Autism Parents: What Category Do You Fit In?

I have written before about my frustration with the marginalization of parents in the autism arena. There is judgment abound among the public and even within the community itself. The way I see it, we are placed, by our own hand and others, into one of a few, superficial categories. Having said …

Sophia Loren's Iconic Style In Photos

Reliving the Italian icon's most glamorous looks.<p>Here, we take a look back at the epitome of glamour—Sophia Loren—and her legendary style. Click through and relive the Italian icon's best fashion moments with these 48 vintage photographs.<p>Getty Images

Lifestyle

10 Things I Should Do to Be a Better Parent

It's so much easier to be a parent before you actually have kids.<p>BK, otherwise known as <i>"before kids,"</i> you have all the answers. You see things clearly, as only an outsider looking in can. It's easy to believe that parenting is black and white, divided into things that should be done and shouldn't …

The Bears in the Park: Anxiety and the Autism Parent

I read with interest recently a post by psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz, "This Is You on Stress." Being stressed out all the time, I'm increasingly aware of the effects of stress. Dr. Saltz says stress is an evolutionary thing, a fight or flight response triggered by a perceived danger. In dangerous …

The Busy Girl's Guide To Meditating

Research shows that taking the time to find some inner calm can do a whole lot of good. Whatever your schedule, here's how to take a few moments to yourself from Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestselling book Miracles Now.<p>"When women say to me, 'I don't have time to meditate' I …

What If We Gave This Thing Between Us A Shot?

What if:<p>You were across the table.<p>You listened as I told stories about my life that very few people knew about. Silent, sitting still, staring at me …

Why The Best Ones Are Alone

It happens all the time and maybe, if you’re that kind of girl, it’s happens to you. You find yourself sitting at home, alone, wondering why you have …

What I Wish Your Child Knew About Autism

<i>By Shannon Des Roches Rosa for KnowMore.tv</i><p>My son Leo is 13. He's a cheerful, curly-haired, soccer playing, iPad-loving, self-taught swimmer. He's also autistic -- one of those 1 in 68 kids, according to the recent CDC report about increased estimated autism rates.<p>And you might be surprised to hear …

10 Jobs I'm Now Qualified for Since Adding Parenting to My Resume

Although I've been home with my kids for the last 5 years, I have never thought of my situation as a permanent break from the workforce.<p>Don't get me wrong; I have absolutely no regrets with my current at-home position. I love being able to be here at this stage in the game, and I'm so grateful to …