Does Any Woman Really Need Peach Scented Nethers?

So I was shown an article today about the possibility of peach scented girly bits. Yeah, you read that right.Oh, and it was developed by dudes.Thanks, dudes! Peach in woman's hands, Image Credit: Shutterstock...more
carriewible You have a very noble way of commenting. Some people are just so downright nasty, ...more

4 Things We Should All be Worrying About More

So many people believed Bobby McFerrin when he sang "Don't Worry, Be Happy" that the tune won the Grammy for Song of the Year. However, adopting this attitude ignores the role worrying plays in preparing us for life's challenges. Frequent or excessive worrying can impact our quality of life, but we should all worry about these four things a little more....more
Worry? No. Keep an eye on them? Yes.more

From the BlogHer '14 Geek Bar: 9 Geeky Blogs to Follow

One of the coolest BlogHer conference traditions is the Geek Bar, where you get hands-on help with everything you need to know to power, optimize, and manage your site, or learn about social media. If you're having trouble with a WordPress plugin or need to know the best way to set up analytics, we've got a smartypants to help you. Some of these smartypantses blog about tech and blogging, while others have blogs that set a great example for you to follow. ...more
Ha!  I'm very happy this exists (Geek Bar and this post, as well as this platform)!  To be ...more

Why your baby isn't sleeping

The short answer: Because your baby isn't tired. "But," you say to me, "He was tired at this time last night and it's been more than four hours since his last nap. He should be tired." He's a baby, not a clock....more

Don't worry, Mom. I'm fine.

When I was a teenager and living with my Mom, I felt very responsible. She worked long hours and I was frequently home alone. I cooked, cleaned, was a good student and never gave her much reason to worry about me....more

My Relationship With Buying Things And How It Makes Me Happy… But Actually Lonely

         “Save Money. Live Better” (Walmart) “Open Happiness” (Coca Cola) “The Happiest Place on Earth” (DisneyLand)         As a fish swims in water, we in the western cultures of the United States and Canada swim in water made up of advertising.         In light of Black Friday passing and the Christmas countdown on full swing, buying gifts for friends and loved ones is at the forefront of our minds....more

The Scientific Secrets Behind A Happy Relationship (INFOGRAPHIC)

Being in a romantic relationship is definitely hard work and can require lots of compromises. Although it's not an easy thing to do, you can succeed at being happy with your partner. Some studies, based on scientific facts, can actually help you improve your relationship and be happier with the one you love....more

What's your family look like?

I love my son's drawings. He creates rocket ships with lots of windows so the astronauts can see into space, city buses that also act as street sweepers, and recently, he started drawing castles. ...more

I wear two hats: living as a breast cancer survivor and a researcher

As both a breast cancer survivor and a public health researcher, I have a two-pronged interest in new research findings pertaining to breast cancer. Wearing my public health hat, I’m interested in new findings that relate to improved (less toxic, more effective) treatments for breast cancer, and wearing my survivor/patient hat, I’m interested in seeing if my personal experiences (both good and bad) with breast cancer treatment are reflected in the research....more

My child is really special (to me)

My son is building a pirate ship behind me right now. Along with the construction work to create the perfect pirate vessel, he is telling me about the various adventures we are going to have once on board. There will be buried treasure, sword fighting and a daring rescue of trapped monkeys. Listening to the way his mind works is a privilege for me. In short, my son is one of the most amazing people I've ever met....more

It's true: Your teen isn't listening to you

One of the hardest parts of being a parent is that you have this person in your life that you are completely responsible for, but you can't actually control. Yes, you can influence, encourage, support and punish this person. But, in the end, they are a separate individual from you and going to do things their own way and you just have to take a back seat and deal with it (preferably without losing your temper)....more

A Chance to Watch History in the Making

And it's less than 10 hours to go, now! So excited to have been chosen to participate in this:http://www.nasa.gov/social-orion-multicenter/For my perspective and live updates from the Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, be sure to follow me here:...more

Jurassic world: the survival of the fittest

Well the other day, I finally faced the long awaited moment - the release of that single trailer, the sole driving force of my existence: The Jurassic World trailer. With the glimpse of a sole dinosaur, I was transported back to the realms of my own Jurassic cosmos walking amongst the magnificent beasts !   ...more