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    Sex is a huge part of all of our lives anyway you look at it. Whether you are getting it (or not getting it), we all think about sex an absurd amount. But not all of us are doing it right.

    Oh, I know, we THINK we are. Like Mel Brooks once said: "Sex is like pizza. Even when it's done bad, it's still pretty good."

    The fact is, most people over-think sex. There seems to be this popular notion out there that you need to have everything just right -- the right toys, the right mood, the right music -- just to get a little nooky. In fact, the whole thing could be greatly simplified with just a little creativity and ingenuity.

    It's just sex! With that in mind, we trolled the Internet for the best sex tricks that don't require a major investment of time or money. We found 10 sex hacks so hot, we know EXACTLY what you'll be doing tonight. And that's the idea.

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    If you lead, I will follow. Any die-hard fan knows those beautiful six words, and it seems like the television gods-that-be have finally decided to embrace our ideas because Gilmore Girls is coming to Netflix.

    Yes, yes, take a moment to compose yourself because starting October 1, we'll be able to watch all the Rory/Dean, Rory/Jess, and Lorelai/Luke will-they-won't-they drama unfold right on our computer screens. It's the best news we've heard all week. If you thought you were a binge watcher now, get yourself ready for all seven seasons of the beloved WB show. The fast-talking mother/daughter duo are officially back. And to celebrate their return to our screens, we're reminiscing on the 15 best moments from the show that we can't wait to watch over, and over, and over, again.

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    In busy day-to-day mom life, lots of things fall by the wayside, from healthy eating and exercising to putting off doctor appointments and, you know, showering. But when it comes to finances, the repercussions of lackluster money management can affect the whole family when goals such as saving for retirement or paying off high-interest credit card debt are neglected. While making huge, sweeping changes to the way you manage your money is an overwhelming prospect, small changes can reap big rewards, allowing you to maximize your savings for the important stuff and improve your spending habits so you can enjoy the things that matter most. 

    With that in mind, here are 10 smart things you can do for your money in 10 minutes.

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    Sleep is one of the most important things we do in a 24-hour period. Without sleep, we would wither away and go insane.

    Unfortunately, it is also the one thing that often falls by the wayside. Who can sleep when there are TV shows to binge-watch, work to accomplish, laundry to be done, and children to tend to all day long? As parents, we especially get the short end of the sleep stick since we are often up with children at night or desperately clinging to the shreds of private time we get between their bedtime and ours.

    Who could sleep through that? And yet, we know how important sleep is. We know that so many diseases and problems are prevented by getting proper sleep. The question is, how do we do it? We gathered 10 sleep hacks guaranteed to get you the rest you deserve. How delicious!

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    When you tell people you work from home, the reaction is often varied. Most people say how jealous they are and how they wish they could find a gig like that -- and by the way, do you get to run to Target in the middle of the day because you are "working"? The other half often say they could never do it themselves. "I'd be too distracted," they say.

    Neither group has it quite right.

    Working from home IS hard. I speak from experience: I'm a WAHM. And no, I don't get to run to Target -- or anywhere else -- most days. I roll out of bed, open my computer, and my day has begun. Very often I am still typing late into the night. Yeah, that whole "work-life balance" thing? Doesn't really happen when your work is in the same place as your play.

    It's hard to work from home, but there are some great perks. And there are things WAHMs can do to keep it running smoothly. Here are 7 tips for work-from-home moms that have been my own lessons learned.

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    An engagement ring is probably the most important gift a woman ever receives in her life, and what she chooses (assuming it is up to her) says an enormous amount about who she is. 

    While a more traditional woman might choose to go the diamond route, there are really hundreds of options when it comes to an engagement ring and equally as many ways to express our individuality through it.

    When I got engaged in 2002, there were a lot fewer choices than there are now. Maybe I would have done it all differently had I known how many variations were out there!

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    'Tis the season to pop out babies! Fall, it turns out, is a popular time for birthdays: According to a ranking of births in the U.S. from 1973 to 1999, more babies are born in September than any other month, with September 16 being the most common birth date. And that's just one of many "who knew?" fun facts about babies born in the fall. Whether you're a mom whose due date falls in this window or you celebrate your own birthday in autumn yourself, take a look at the scientifically backed trivia below about what this may mean in terms of your health, athletic abilities, how long you'll live, and more. 

    More from The Stir: 100 Best Fall Baby Names

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    Cleaning the bathroom is just about no one's idea of a good time. It's dirty, it's smelly, it's downright depressing. For many of us, it's a chore we either outsource or put off as long as possible until it's so disgusting, it becomes 1,000 times worse.

    Then, of course, once we DO clean, we do so with harsh chemicals that strip the enamel (and our nose hairs) and make the whole job that much more unpleasant. It's a nightmare.

    It doesn't have to be that way. With regular maintenance and a little creativity, the bathroom can STAY clean and all of it can be done without resorting to dangerous, fume-filled chemicals. In fact, there are dozens of convenient bathroom cleaning hacks that don't require massive amounts of time, money, or elbow grease.

    Here are 10 of the best bathroom cleaning hacks that will make the chore a benign part of life rather than a horror show.

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    When it comes to trying to conceive, couples are often inundated with a barrage of old wives' tales, myths, tips, and tricks that generally aren't backed by clinical research. Regardless, we all want to know whether there are certain sex positions to get pregnant faster.

    "There's no magic way to get the sperm and the egg together and to ensure that happening," says infertility specialist Joshua Hurwitz, MD, OB/GYN with Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT). "There are a lot of urban legends floating around out there that do a disservice to couples, because they feel like they're not doing it right, and that's why they're not getting pregnant."

    Nonetheless, anecdotal evidence -- and yes, even science -- supports trying a few positions before, during, and after sex to set the stage for an easier, and perhaps an even more successful, attempt at getting pregnant. Here, 8 to consider adding to your babymaking repertoire.

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    When you think of a major star like Tina Turner, a couple things instantly come to mind, specifically those legendary legs. You certainly don't picture a 74-year-old granny rocking kids to sleep. The same could be said of hardcore rocker Kid Rock. But these stars are among many who are doting grannies and grandpas behind the scenes. So in honor of Grandparent's Day, check out the 14 hottest celebrity nanas and poppies.

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