The President of the United States has officially announced his support of same-sex marriage, just hours after North Carolina adopted a constitutional amendment banning it. His affirmation does not change any laws; in fact, he still believes it should be left in the hands of the states.
Here’s some of what President Obama said in his interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts:
“I have to tell you that over the course of several years as I have talked…Read full post
If you’re a pet owner, you probably don’t need anyone to tell you the benefits of owning a pet far outweigh the costs; in fact, your beloved dog or cat is probably more like a part of the family! But did you know there are also significant health benefits, both physical and emotional, associated with being a pet owner? Here are a few of the many ways in which having a pet can actually make you healthier!
Protects Against Allergies:…Read full post
Rachel Zoe, Hollywood stylist and star of The Rachel Zoe Project, says she always knew she wanted to be a mom; she just wasn’t sure how she would make it work with her very public, very busy career. But she knew she wanted it, and that’s what made it work. She says as women get older, especially around age 30, they have to know deep down if they want kids and if they’d regret not having children.
She talks…Read full post
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt: A marriage wish for Mom and Dad come true.
On a recent spring day, Brad Pitt gathered the children — Maddox, 10, Pax, 8, Zahara, 7, Shiloh, 5, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 3 — to watch as he gave Angelina Jolie, 36, a special gift: an engagement ring they’d had a hand in designing just for her. Pitt skipped the tradition of getting down on one knee, per a source, and merely…Read full post
Think you know what you should and shouldn’t be doing in the early stages of a relationship to keep your man from running for the hills? Of course you do! Or that just doesn’t apply to you, right? Unfortunately, things don’t always work out the way they do in romantic comedies like ‘How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days,’ and you can end up scaring the guy away…for good!
So in case you don’t know what to…Read full post
Michelle Williams never moved on after losing Heath Ledger four years ago — until she fell for Jason Segel. After years of platonic friendship, the two have turned up the heat, meeting up for several intimate dates in New York and L.A. Says a Segel source, “Romantically, this kind of happened overnight!” Says another source, “Jason is supersweet. He makes Michelle laugh and feel good about herself.”
On the surface, the demure mom and the freewheeling…Read full post
No surprise here: Half of preschoolers don’t spend time playing outside with a parent every day, according to a recent survey.
The survey of nearly 9,000 parents found that less than half of moms and only a quarter of dads reported taking their child for a walk or playing with them in the yard at least once a day. It’s sad, but unfortunately, not at all surprising. Children these days don’t spend nearly enough time outdoors, as parents are…Read full post
Every relationship has its ups and downs, and sometimes we say things we don’t mean. But there are some things that you should absolutely never say to your partner, no matter how angry or frustrated you are! Here are a few of those phrases you need to nix for a happy, healthy relationship:
“Then maybe we shouldn’t be together!”
Save breakup talk for when you truly want to end a relationship, instead of using it as a way to get…Read full post
Dr. Oz is the go-to doctor for America’s health questions and concerns, and he knows a thing or two about raising a healthy, happy family too! He shared his tips on how to build a healthy family strategy with Health, offering up ten habits of healthy, fit and thin families.
Families that make healthy lifestyle choices together, stay healthy together, says Dr. Oz!
Here are his tips:
Don’t Go Hungry. “If you don’t fuel up regularly, you’ll become insatiably hungry, causing the…Read full post
Do you spend enough time with friends? As we get older, hectic schedules and obligations start to interfere with our social life, but it’s important to make a little time when you can – your health and happiness depend on it! A study published in the British Medical Journal found that every close, happy friend you have increases your own happiness odds by 9 percent. And studies show that happy people with healthy social lives actually live longer!…Read full post