Topic: Odds & Ends

ScarJo Says Her Baby Looks ‘Completely Different’ Than She Imagined, Was Hopefully Imagining A Baby

ScarJo Says Her Baby Looks âCompletely Differentâ Than She Imagined, Was Hopefully Imagining A Baby

There’s a new interview with Scarlett Johansson for the March issue of W magazine in which she discusses her experience as a new mother. In case you forgot (I kind of did, not gonna lie), Scarlett recently gave birth to daughter Rose Dorothy, her first child with husband Romain Dauriac. Apparently Scarlett had an idea in her head of what little Rose would look like, but she was “so surprised” when she finally saw the real thing. More »

Why I Stopped Saying ‘Someday’ When It Came To Having Kids

Why I Stopped Saying 'Someday' When It Came To Having Kids

I didn’t plan to be an old mom. I got married at twenty-three and wasn’t even sure I wanted kids. That ambivalence toward motherhood stretched through the first several years of my marriage. I didn’t think parenting was for me—I’d never babysat as a teenager or changed a diaper in my life. My husband Jay is in the Navy and his back-to-back deployments meant having a child wasn’t just on the back burner—it was on a burner in someone else’s kitchen. “Someday when we have kids” was a phrase we used often, but it never seemed real. A resolution for a distant new year, maybe. More »

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Your Best Friend That Will Prove You’re Soulmates

Valentineâs Day Gift Ideas For Your Best Friend That Will Prove Youâre Soulmates

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Let’s get one thing straight right now: just because you’re single doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is about celebrating love – who said it only had to be about celebrating romantic love? Take advantage of the holiday to celebrate one of the greatest loves of all: the love you have for your bestie. More »