December, 2014

 

I’m The Single Mom Of 7 Kids (And The Happiest I’ve Ever Been)

I’m a single mom of seven kids. Here’s why I’m the happiest I’ve ever been. Suppress Thumbnail from Showing on this post:  Suppress Thumbnail from Showing on this post read more


Why We Kiss At Midnight On New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is the last hurrah of the year, the culminating event in a holiday binge of eating, drinking, and celebrating. It’s a time to don glitzy outfits, reflect on the past, and ponder future resolutions. And then there’s the kiss at the stroke of midnight. Whether you ring in the new year by watching the Times Square ball drop on TV or toasting champagne at an upscale nightclub, tradition makes a case for celebrating the new year with people you enjoy. According to English and German folklore, theRead More


20 LOL Reasons Why Being The Oddball Is Actually Awesome

No one seems to get you? You are who you are for a reason — and the world loves you for it! Suppress Thumbnail from Showing on this post:  Suppress Thumbnail from Showing on this post read more


Why Forgiveness Is A Waste Of Your Time

Forgive and forget, that’s what we’re told to do when someone wrongs us. But is forgiveness really necessary to help us move on? It turns out, not as much as you might think. Here’s why … Suppress Thumbnail from Showing on this post:  Suppress Thumbnail from Showing on this post read more


The Best Way To Handle Coming Out When You’re Older [VIDEO]

NDN Video ID:  28300908 Although though coming out can be easier when you’re surrounded by supportive friends and a loving family, that doesn’t mean that everything is always smooth sailing. Sometimes, it can actually be harder the older you get. But even though the journey is difficult, you should never be afraid of embracing who you really are. There are certain struggles that come with admitting that you are lesbian later in life but there are ways to deal with them. read more


Science Confirms That Men Are, In Fact, Idiots

Finally, validation that the fairer sex is superior! A new study shows men are more likely to do dumb things that could get them killed. Suppress Thumbnail from Showing on this post:  Suppress Thumbnail from Showing on this post read more


Whey Protein Helps Control Blood Sugar Levels

Ingestion of whey protein prior to a meal is becoming an established dietary strategy to help type 2 diabetics control blood sugar levels. This is especially true for elderly populations, where whey protein intervention prior to meals has been shown to improve metabolic control, lower fasting glucose and HbA1c levels 1. Healthy subjects also experience the insulinotropic actions of whey protein when ingested, thus whey protein consumption may become a potent agent in the prevention of type 2 diabetes 2.


How To Stop Your Kid From Being A Quitter [VIDEO]

NDN Video ID:  28298148 When it comes to parenting, seeing our kids get stressed out can feel pretty awful. Whether it’s struggling with homework or being frustrated when trying new activities such as playing a sport or joining a clug, it can be hard to watch our children fail. But what’s even worse is when our kids are so afraid of failing that they would rather quit that stick it through. read more


7 Times It’s TOTALLY Appropriate To Be The B*tchy Girlfriend

Being a bitchy girlfriend can destroy a relationship. But sometimes, it’s completely warranted. Suppress Thumbnail from Showing on this post:  Suppress Thumbnail from Showing on this post read more


Bonne Année! 9 New Year’s Eve Traditions Around The Globe

With 365 days filled with possibilities, there's no question that a lot can happen in a year. Having the possibility of love, heartbreak, and success resting on your shoulders would leave anything feeling exhausted. But whether you experienced the good, the bad or a mix of both, the mere thought of a new year—a chance to start with a clean slate—should make you hopeful and excited for what's to come. And what's the best way to go out with the old and in with the new? By celebrating, of course!Read More


9 ‘Nod-In-Agreement’ Truths Moms Of Boys Will Totally Get

Raising only boys comes with its own particularly special set of joys and challenges. Here are a few. Suppress Thumbnail from Showing on this post:  Suppress Thumbnail from Showing on this post read more


10 Career Resolutions Every Smart Woman NEEDS To Make For 2015

Whether you just got a new job or you’ve been working somewhere for years and years, one thing is for sure: there are a few things that you should be changing. Even the best and most dedicated workers have things that they can improve upon (even when they don’t want to admit it). And since a new year is all about reinventing yourself and becoming the best you can be, this is the perfect time to make some changes. Suppress Thumbnail from Showing on this post:  Suppress Thumbnail from ShowingRead More