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  • Asking Your Attendants

    Asking Your Attendants
    Being a bridesmaid or groomsman can require a lot of work – and cost a pretty penny. If you’re going to put someone on the spot, it’s helpful to know the finer points of whom and how to ask. Before you start filling out your bridal...
  • A Roundup Of Traditional Tasks For The Maid Of Honor And Best Man

    A Roundup Of Traditional Tasks For The Maid Of Honor And Best Man
    You know you’d like your sibling or closest friend to be your maid of honor or best man. But, beyond standing beside you on the big day, what is fair to expect these important peeps to do for you as part of the job? According to Kate Chynoweth,...
  • Just Say No To Pre-wedding Shenanigans And Plan A Bachelor/ette Party That's Personal And Plenty Of Fun

    Just Say No To Pre-wedding Shenanigans And Plan A Bachelor/ette Party That's Personal And Plenty Of Fun
    You’re getting married because you love the one you’re with. So, when it comes to the bachelor and bachelorette parties, forgo the outdated “last-night-of-freedom”/strip club and all-male revue/blackout-drunk clichés in favor of...
  • In The Bag: 10 things every bride should have with her on her wedding day - besides her fiance

    In The Bag: 10 things every bride should have with her on her wedding day - besides her fiance
    Two pro planners weigh in on the all the required essentials for your Big Day "emergency" bag. 1. Lip gloss It will keep your makeup looking fresh from I Do's to photos and beyond, says Wendi Hroncich, founder of Seattle-based Ethereal Events. "But...
  • Early to Wed: A morning or daytime wedding offers plenty of perks. Here's how to make yours extra awesome

    Early to Wed: A morning or daytime wedding offers plenty of perks. Here's how to make yours extra awesome
    After watching Prince William and Duchess Catherine's recent pre-noon nuptials, you may now be finding yourself intrigued by the notion of I Do's that take place entirely during the daylight hours. You're not alone. According to Sarah Trotter, owner...
  • How to Involve the Kids in Passover

    How to Involve the Kids in Passover
    The Jewish holiday of Passover begins next Monday evening with the Seder, a ritual feast.  Friends and family gather together to retell the story of the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. Rabbi Ilana Garber from Beth El Temple...
  • A 'Real Bearded Santa' Makes All The Difference

    A 'Real Bearded Santa' Makes All The Difference
    Each holiday season, when the boys have their annual encounter with Santa Claus, Sam very seriously studies the Big Guy and reports back to me.  "It's a fake beard," he'll murmer surreptitiously, out of the corner of his mouth.  "I can see the elastic...
  • Savage Love: Your Sister's Keeper

    Savage Love: Your Sister's Keeper
    Two years ago, I found a letter in my sister's car informing her that the blood she gave during a charity blood drive had tested positive for HIV. I didn't say anything to her at the time, because it was a really bad time, I wasn't supposed to find out,...
  • Easter Egg Hunt

    Easter Egg Hunt
    The venue changed, but the competition is fierce. You didn't click on the wrong story, I'm still talking about our annual Easter Egg Hunt. I'm in my 30's and a mom of two, and it's still one of my favorite holiday traditions, not to watch, but to...
  • AAP to Parents: Don't Take Kids to Retail Clinics

    AAP to Parents: Don't Take Kids to Retail Clinics
    The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging parents to stop taking kids to retail-based health clinics, located in grocery stores and pharmacies, sometimes a cost-effective, quick choice for busy moms and dads trying to deal with kids' common ailments,...
  • Yale Study: A Pregnant Mom's Diet Affects Baby's Future

    Yale Study: A Pregnant Mom's Diet Affects Baby's Future
    A recent study conducted by researchers at Yale School of Medicine and the University of Cologne asserts that children of obese mothers, consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy, are more likely to face weight problems, and related metabolic disorders,...