P. Gonzales

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When Did 'Sure' Become a Bad Word?

There is little doubt that social media has not only altered language, but it has also accelerated the rate at which the way we use language is changing. Increasingly, abbreviations are becoming words, as in LOL, and nouns are becoming verbs: "Will you friend me?" What's interesting is that we are …

15 Hair Hacks that Take Less Than 5 Minutes

During those occasional mornings when the snooze button gets the best of you, don’t worry about being a bed head the rest of the day. If you don’t have time to do our favorite DIY hairstyles, try these 15 hair hacks that all take <i>less than five minutes</i> to do! It’s a go-to guide for looking fabulous …

Why Everyone Should Unplug More Often

More you can't miss{{displayTitle}}<p>I don’t know about you, but my smartphone sometimes seems like Grand Central Station at rush hour. Between texts, …

Everyone Benefits When Mommy Takes a Vacation

Two weeks ago, I went on a trip to my home state of New Mexico. By myself. As in, without kids.<p>I was gone from Thursday morning until Sunday night, and my husband took care of our girls (ages 4.5 and 3) back home in Massachusetts. This was only the third time in nearly five years of parenting that …

The How of Healthy Eating: Lessons for Parents From the Latest CDC Report on Obesity

<i>Co-authored by Dayle Hayes, MS, RD, President of Nutrition for the Future, Inc.</i><p>Earlier this week, there was finally some good news in the fight against childhood obesity. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the obesity rate among children ages two to four from poor …

Obesity Rates for Low-Income Preschoolers Fall in 18 States

A decline--small, but significant, experts say--in the obesity rate among preschoolers growing up in low-income family is offering a glimmer of hope that efforts to combat the childhood obesity epidemic may be working. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released news of the decline in a …

How to Stay Crazy Productive with a Baby Around

Children are one of the most amazing paradoxes the universe has ever come up with. A child can make you want to cry from joy in one minute and fear …

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Hair Hacks: 3 Foolproof Ways to Make Waves

For our next bit of hair trickery, we turn to romantic, bohemian, beachy waves. The task of nailing down how exactly to make the perfect wave is a tall order, and one that can easily result in accidental crimping, Shirley Temple-esque ringlets, or simply a big old mess. Lucky for you, we’ve got a …

80 Percent of Americans Eat a Lot of Fast Food. But What Counts as "Fast"?

Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, and onions on a sesame seed bun may not sound like your idea of a "wholesome dinner," …

9 Strangers Who Can Change Your Life

You never would have expected it, but that cabdriver might be a spiritual teacher in disguise.<p>1. The Good Samaritan Who Accidentally Introduces You …

The Best-Dressed Film Characters of All Time

20 of the most stylish men to ever grace the silver screen<p>Now, in no particular order, 20 of the most stylish men to ever grace the silver screen