Topic: Odds & Ends

Robert Downey Jr. Shared The First Adorable Pic Of His Five-Month-Old Daughter Avri, So Prepare To Squeal

Robert Downey Jr. Shared The First Adorable Pic Of His Five-Month-Old Daughter Avri, So Prepare To Squeal

Happy Friday, y’all! In honor of the almost-weekend, how about I give you your daily dose of squealing-at-cute-pictures? I was thinking the first photo of Robert Downey Jr.‘s five-month-old daughter Avri would be a good choice—does that work for you? Great! Because she’s just a boatload of precious wrapped up in a little yellow bonnet, and I mean that literally. More »

11 Female Celebs Who had Wardrobe Malfunctions in Front of Live Audiences

11 Female Celebs Who had Wardrobe Malfunctions in Front of Live Audiences

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What’s worse than suffering from a wardrobe malfunction on the red carpet? Having one while on stage in front of a live audience. Unfortunately, celebs like Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez have actually experienced this cringe-worthy experience. Seriously — it didn’t even happen to us and we’re cringing just thinking about it! More »

Mind Over Mommy: Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Mind Over Mommy: Self-Care Isn't Selfish

If you look up self-care and mental health on the internet, you’ll get a pretty muddled definition. You’ll find articles with images of beautiful women in bubble baths or doing yoga at sunrise in tropical locales. These articles will talk about manicures, spa days, wine, and treating yourself. At some point, they’ll discuss meditation and mindfulness practices, and just like so much literature from the fitness industry, they’ll present an unrealistic and unattainable image of what fulfilled motherhood and womanhood look like. More »

It’s Time To Stop Pretending Secondhand Smoke Isn’t Child Abuse

Itâs Time To Stop Pretending Secondhand Smoke Isnât Child Abuse

Many people struggle with an addiction to smoking cigarettes and parents aren’t immune. As difficult as it may be for non-smokers to understand, quitting the habit doesn’t suddenly become easier just because you find out you’re pregnant or become a parent. Lots of people still light up around their kids, even though they’re well aware of the studies that prove it’s damaging not just for them, but also for their children. The question is, does that constitute abuse? More »