LifeStyle: Family & Relationships

"The Decider Weekend" Is a Trick That All Couples Should Try ASAP

Friday  22:20,   23 june 2017

What do you want to do tonight? I don't know . . . what do you want to do? Every weekend was the same. Friday evening found the two of us scrolling through movie times and restaurant reviews, trying to make the perfect plan. What do you [...]

This new sobering study shows how many mothers have felt shamed for their parenting choices

Friday  22:06,   23 june 2017

Between the sleepless nights and a lack of access to adequate parental leave, the challenges facing today’s parents are monumental. And even…According to a new survey from the University of Michigan, an astounding six in 10 mothers of children ages[...]

I Ditched My Infant to Travel Abroad - and You Should, Too

Friday  21:39,   23 june 2017

Image Source: Diego Ramirez Fotografia The first moment of being torn between my pre-mom self and my mom self occurred, ironically, on Independence Day. Blue and white stripes hugged my 8-months-pregnant belly and fireworks sparkled above us as we[...]

5 Things Your LGBTQ+ Friends Want You to Know About Their Weddings but Are Too Polite to Tell You

Friday  19:21,   23 june 2017

We're all equal on this earth, whether we're brown, white, red, lesbian, pansexual, cisgender, bisexual, queer or even Republican (that last one's a choice though). Completely. Yes! And hallelujah for marriage equality. This month, as[...]

11 Things No One Tells You About Having Twins

Wednesday  22:55,   21 june 2017

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The Scientific Reason You Should Have Sex Today at 3 p.m.

Wednesday  22:53,   21 june 2017

You already know that hormones have huge implications on your sex life, as well as the feelings you experience afterward. But it turns out, these hormones peak and valley throughout the day, and synchronizing yours with your partner’s could lead[...]

This Is Why Some People Stay Friends With Their Exes

Wednesday  22:50,   21 june 2017

It's never easy to take a relationship from romantic to platonic. But some ex-partners make it a point to stay in each other's lives-and new research, published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, sheds light on the[...]

How to Co-Parent When Your Partner Kind of Sucks At It

Wednesday  22:16,   21 june 2017

And the single most important piece of advice for divorced parentsWith co-parenting quickly becoming the new norm in America, how do we ensure this new arrangement works for everyone involved? Several recent studies show relationship satisfaction[...]

My Tinder relationship ended, but it became one of the most important friendships in my life

Wednesday  22:16,   21 june 2017

As I sit here, listening to Beyoncé belt out “Single Ladies,” I am having a moment of wondering how I got where…As I sit here, listening to Beyoncé belt out “Single Ladies,” I am having a moment of wondering how I got where I am romantically. I find [...]

This wedding cost $6.3 million, and wait ’til you see the cake

Thursday  22:30,   15 june 2017

There are weddings, and then there are weddings. After seeing seeing this couple’s wedding, you might never see flowers the same way again….Celebrity florist Jeff Leatham, who is the mastermind behind all the floral arrangements at the Four Seasons, [...]

8 things I wish I'd known before becoming a stepdad

Thursday  22:05,   15 june 2017

TODAY asked stepdads what they've learned about parenting, and what they wish they'd known before combining two families under one roof.Stepdads-to-be may find themselves asking, "Will the children accept me?" or "How is this all going to[...]

Why You Shouldn't Take Your Kids on Vacation Until They're Old Enough to Appreciate It

Thursday  21:56,   15 june 2017

My most recent vacation was about a month ago in Cabo, but before that, it had been about 11 years since I had last traveled. Some of my fondest memories with my family are from when I was in middle school, when the three of us enjoyed cruises and[...]

Bride secretly plans best friend's surprise proposal — at her own wedding

Thursday  21:37,   15 june 2017

Jess Nakrayko proved to be the anti-bridezilla at her recent wedding in Jamaica.In fact, the 28-year-old Canadian proved to be the ultimate best friend at her own wedding in Jamaica on April[...]

The 1 Thing I Would Change About My First Year of Motherhood

Thursday  19:36,   15 june 2017

My son was already well into toddlerhood when I realized my mistake. I was at the first birthday party for my neighbors' daughter, stealing sips of wine between heroic saves of my wobbly walker, when I noticed nearly a dozen women there with[...]

Perspective | Things your wedding server will never tell you

Thursday  19:32,   15 june 2017

Wealth is not measured in how much someone makes. It’s displayed in how much someone can waste.I sit next to another server on a rolling cart and flex my toes, my arches aching. I know I should take full advantage of the 15-minute respite. My fellow [...]