Hera Whinfield

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10 Parenting Hacks Every Family Needs

You know that woman who arrives at school on time every morning? Not a hair out of place with effortless style and a smile for everyone? She bakes the best cookies, has kids who love to read and never raises her voice. Maybe you are that woman and if you are all I can say is congratulations and …

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

28 Pieces From 2014 That Should Be Required Reading For Women

In the social media age, sometimes it feels like the relevance of a single story lasts about as long as it takes to tweet about it. It can feel like a sensory overload, a near-constant "on to the next!" But once in a while you read a piece that seeps into your core, and sticks with you even months …

INANIMATE character stickers

• Express yourself or create a new buddy out of every day objects<br>• 124 waterproof, removable stickers<br>• Just peel and stick the stickers onto objects<br>• Add …

9 Facts That Disprove The Most Common Stereotypes About Fat People

As neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt points out in her recent TEDTalk, individuals have unique weight “set points.” Losing weight outside of this range is …

'Gentle parenting' explainer: no rewards, no punishments, no misbehaving kids

In a piece in The Conversation, Bernadette Saunders described positive discipline. Parents who practise positive discipline or gentle parenting use …

Parenting

Embracing Our Bodies Despite Our Flaws

Many of us are hesitant to accept our bodies because they’re “flawed.” We have stretch marks, cellulite, too-big thighs, too-small breasts, too-round …

Choose the Right Legal Guardian for Your Kid

It's the most important decision many parents never make. Read on to safeguard your child's future -- just in case.<p>When our first child was born, my husband, Jon, and I did the responsible thing -- we drafted wills. Six years and two more kids later, they remained unsigned. The holdup: We couldn't …

5 Films About Body Image Every Man and Woman Should Watch

Body image is a tricky subject. It’s something we deal with every day, whether we realize it or not. “Do I look ok in these pants?” “Wow, she’s …

Filmmaking

Looking At These 6 Things Will Help You Love Your Body More

In an ideal world, body hatred would be a thing of the past.<p>Unfortunately, in the real world, it's very much present. Women spend an estimated 335 hours a year doing their hair and makeup, would rather lose $1,000 than gain 20 pounds and regularly experience fat discrimination. Clothing companies …

New fertility information bears well for older women

I often joke that working in women's media for six years has made me way too aware about how one's fertility declines with age. My husband and I decided to start trying to conceive when I was 29, in part, because I knew, from all of the articles I'd read on the job, that my eggs were rapidly …

Pregnancy

10 rules for a happier pregnancy

1. Everyone’s an expert, but you’re the authority on yourself and your baby<p>Once you get pregnant, everybody seems to have something to say about what …

When Your Toddler Hits You: A New Perspective

Does your toddler suddenly haul back and hit you in the midst of a sweet and playful time together? Or does he impulsively smack other children, even …

This Video Perfectly Explains Why Body Image Is Different For Women

"Women in my family have been shrinking for decades," declares Lily Myers.<p>Her slam poem, "Shrinking Women," which won Best Love Poem at the 2013 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational in April, perfectly expresses the pressure women feel to take up less and less space, to be quiet, to be small and …

5 Handmade Gifts Under $2!

If you’re looking for inexpensive ideas for a chic, budget-friendly bridal or wedding be sure to check these 5 terrific ideas from <i>Eclectically …

Here are some lies people tell you about infant sleep

<i>Before I posted this, Adam peeked over my shoulder, saw the title and said, ‘”Oh my god, stop writing about infant sleep. No one cares.”</i><p><i>If this</i> …