Actress Daniele Watts Was Handcuffed For… Kissing Her White Boyfriend?

Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts was detained by Los Angles police last week. The crime? ...more
They were treated equally. They didn't respond equally. You are missing the entire point.more

Don’t Read His Post If You Hate Fatphobia, Says Wil Wheaton

I support health at every size. I support doing what you personally have to do to feel good in your skin, and in your body. And if that means weight loss, then it means weight loss—in a healthy way that works for you, not by super-restrictive diets and starvation. So, Wil Wheaton, who recently mentioned that he was working on getting healthier and wanted to share that with his fans, has my full support. I totally think it's great he wants to be healthier. ...more
Disclaimer: I am roughly 55 lbs. overwieght - morbidly obese by standard medical doctrine but my ...more

Hello Kitty is a Cat: My Open Letter to Sanrio

In case you haven’t heard, Hello Kitty is not a cat. Well, that’s what author Christine R. Yano was told by Sanrio (the company that owns Hello Kitty and her friends) when she was preparing her script for a Hello Kitty exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum. ...more
If it looks like a kitty and it's name is Kitty than it's a kitty.more

Fall is Here! Sun in Charming Libra 9/22/14

The Autumn Equinox arrives the same day as the Sun glides into Libra on Monday September 22, 2014. Relationships of all types are now in the forefront for the next few weeks - family, friends, marriages, business partners. It’s fun to be with people, to chat, flirt, cajole. The 7th sign of the Zodiac, ruled by Venus, seeks cooperation, genial negotiations in both business and personal relationships....more

Jack Osbourne manages multiple sclerosis with ketogenic Paleo low carb diet used for weight loss

The Paleo topic is one of the most popular weight loss diets. But for some individuals, including Sharon Osbourne's son Jack, it's a way to battle debilitating diseases such as multiple sclerosis. Jack announced his decision to follow the Paleo diet when he visited Dr. Mehmet Oz's talk show recently. "Diet is a big thing," he said. "I juice a lot, I try and stick to a Paleo diet."...more

5 Things Your High School Freshman Wants You to Know

A few weeks ago, on our last summer afternoon, my girls and I escaped the heat by heading to our local movie theater. As we stood waiting in line at the snack counter, my soon-to-be freshman took hold of her younger sister’s wheelchair, took the movie tickets from my hand, and called over her shoulder, “I got Zoe, Mom, we’ll go grab our seats.” ...more
Thank you so much for the beautiful post.  Its all true, and I have been lucky enough to still ...more

7 Life Lessons I Learned from "The Facts of Life"

I gave my daughter the “Jo” hairstyle last week:...more

Actress Daniele Watts Was Handcuffed For… Kissing Her White Boyfriend?

Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts was detained by Los Angles police last week. The crime? ...more
They were treated equally. They didn't respond equally. You are missing the entire point.more

Maria Menounos loses 40 pounds with low-carb diet and walking

Think you can never be too thin? Wrong, says Maria Menounos, who revealed how she lost 40 pounds the healthy way with diet and exercise in an interview with the Examiner....more

A PREEMPTIVE PARENTAL WARNING

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Cassandra@TND Yes it is! My husband and I just have to "act" more grown up now.more

Can We Talk?

I am truly saddened about the passing of Joan Rivers. When one of my coworkers shouted it out today, I literally gasped in horror. I loved her humor, spunk, and of course her fashion. She told it like it was and was keen on being so direct. While her unapologetic approach to everything could make one cringe from time to time, she also put her mouth where her heart was. I have read so much about her charitable and loving nature all day and it offers comfort and the sense of ease I need. ...more

Why 2014 is a great time to be female with a little junk in the trunk

On my morning blog scan I read an article on US Weekly's website with the headline, Demi Lovato: Kim Kardiashian "Revolutionized Our Generation's View of What Beautiful Is." At first I rolled my eyes. I read the article and I rolled my eyes again....more