friendships

  1. Hobbies

    Top 10 ways to reconnect with your friends

    If you're feeling nostalgic, try some new technology to reach out to old long-lost friends.
  2. Hobbies

    5 Signs you're out of touch with your world

    You may think you're up on current events, but if any of these five signs apply to you, you're not.
  3. New mom health and wellness

    6 Ways to maintain your social life as a new mom

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    You may be a new mom, but that doesn’t mean your social life has to go out the window. In fact, you need your friends now more than...
  4. New mom health and wellness

    5 Reasons to join a moms' group

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    We’re all for a post-baby nesting period, but at some point, you have to peel off your spit-up stained t-shirt, take a shower, and...
  5. New mom health and wellness

    6 Ways to meet new mom-friends

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    You’ve made up your mind: You’re ready to venture out with your new baby and meet some new friends. Where do you find them, though?...
  6. Family Activities

    Get to know your neighbors: Tips and tricks

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    Do you know who your neighbors are? Not everyone does, and it's becoming more and more common. Many people attribute not knowing...
  7. Conditions

    How to help a friend with cancer

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    Having a friend diagnosed with cancer is a reminder of our own mortality. Many people feel tongue-tied, not knowing how to say the...
  8. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Duh moments with your kids

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    We all have the moments with our kids when they do something so incredibly….illogical…that we’re incredulous. How? Why? Isn’t it...
  9. Baby & Toddler

    Why moms of toddlers need mommy friends

    It’s been a rough few weeks in my household. We’ve hit the dreaded terrible-twos... Or as actuality may have it, the...
  10. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Don’t give in to peer pressure

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    How many times have you had a talk with your child about peer pressure and social dynamics? Think for yourself, you say. Don’t allow...
  11. Parenting Advice & Columns

    3 Tips for helping your child establish strong interpersonal relationships

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    Teaching our kids about relationships -- friendships, family relationships, romantic relationships and professional relationships --...
  12. Mom & Dad

    Moms like me: Finding or starting a niche parenting group

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    Whether you just had your first child or you’re a seasoned mother of three, surrounding yourself with other mothers can give you a...
  13. Living

    10 Sweet surprises to brighten your day

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    Ready to start each day with a spring in your step? Try these 10 sweet surprises to brighten your - or someone else's - day!
  14. Marriage & Relationships

    Are you a good friend?

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    Whether you’re in a fairly new relationship that hasn’t left you much time for friends, or your job and other daily to-dos keep you...
  15. Parenting Humor

    My Blackwell moment: From fashionable to frumpy

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    I used to think pregnancy would be the blackest chapter in my personal fashion history. But now I know that it was merely a dress...
  16. Baby Names

    My friends pick bizarre baby names - should I say something?

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    The dilemma: Your friend wants to give her soon-to-be born baby a really strange, dumb or simply terrible name. Are you obliged to...
  17. Mom & Dad

    Friends are good for your health

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    Many moms are swamped with their family's schedule and household responsibilities, so establishing and maintaining friendships can...
  18. Exercise & Fitness

    Partner Pilates: Friend-ilates for fitness

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    Working out with a fitness buddy is one of the best ways to stick to your exercise plan and reach your weight loss and fitness...
  19. Friendship

    4 Signs you need to break up with your BFF

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    You may want to give most people the benefit of the doubt, but sometimes you need to be careful where friendships are concerned....
  20. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    Charlie Sheen: Why are we so fascinated?

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    Charlie Sheen is like an impending train wreck – we know it’s going to have a gruesome ending but we can’t help but watch it. Why...