A former staff writer at People and Us Weekly, I have covered everything from hero pets to hurricanes to the secrets of celebrity slim-downs (which is basically avoiding carbs and anything else that you might actually enjoy eating). My work has also appeared in Essence and Self Magazine. Now an editor at The Stir, I spend my downtime hanging out with my hubby, toddler, and Shih Tzu in New York City. My other favorite pastime -- reality TV. I swear I've learned everything I need to know to survive this life from Snooki, Kim K, and NeNe Leakes.
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For some of us, the question isn't when is the perfect age to have a baby. Rather it's am I too old to have one? It's a scary reality hitting a lot of women these days. They may have dedicated most of their lives to careers and only recently realize they want a family or, like me, had one child and waited years before thinking about baby #2. Does that mean pregnancy is not in the cards for you? The answer is NO! If you have your doubts, read on.
Watching NORAD's Santa Tracker has become a tradition for a lot of families. Each year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command website takes great pains to chart Saint Nick's flight plan from the North Pole to boys and girls located all over the world. Well, this time, some parents are incensed by the images they are seeing this time.
Three days after news broke of Paul Walker's tragic car crash in Valencia, California, fans are still reeling from it. As evidenced by the outpouring, it's clear that you didn't have to know him personally to feel a connection to the sweet and charming actor. So, the world can't help but ask why? Coroners have released an official cause of death to help provide some clarity as to what exactly happened to the once bright star.
Looks like Chris Brown may be seeing the inside of a courtroom again soon. It seems the fallout from that wild brawl he had in a parking lot with singer Frank Ocean earlier this year is still continuing. This time, Brown is being suedby Ocean's cousin Sha'Keir Duarte who says the singer's bodyguards brutalized him. And the list of damages he wants from the singer is lengthy -- and costly.
With so many amazing medications now available, human immunodeficiency virus is no longer the death sentence it was believed to be 30 years ago. But a cure for HIV has remained elusive -- that is, until now. This could be the miracle the world has been waiting for.