VIA ASKMEN: By Kyle Darbyson There is a certain luxurious freedom that comes with being single; you are free to do whatever you like, come and go as please, and you answer to no one. But indulging in that independence for too long can change a man, and usually not for the better. Bad bachelor […]

VIA PARENTS.COM: By Julie Burns, R.D. A nutritionist who’s also the mother of 7-year-old triplets gives tried-and-true tips for getting your child to eat vegetables, drink milk, try new foods, and more. Every single day, I deal with picky eaters both big and small. I’m the mother of 7-year-old triplets, all of whom have very […]

VIA WEBMD: By Matthew Hoffman More boys than girls are born every year in the U.S. But any lead in health men start with vanishes with the first dirty diaper.From infancy to old age, women are simply healthier than men. Out of the 15 leading causes of death, U.S. men lead women in all of […]

VIA CAREER BUILDER: By Anthony Balderrama Few people think of the career opportunities or seasonal jobs that come with the fall. During the winter holidays, job seekers know they can count on retail jobs when everyone’s shopping. During the summer, they can mow lawns or work as a lifeguard. In the fall … what exactly […]

Tips For Enjoying The 19th Annual Stone Soul Picnic Take Metro Orange or Blue Line instead of driving. If you do drive get there early so that you get a good parking space. Dress comfortable and wear comfortable shoes. Bring lots of water so that you stay hydrated. Make sure you know where your kids […]

VIA INSURE.COM: By Kat Zeman Myth: Red cars are the most expensive to insure Fact: Red will not cost you more green. Roughly 25 percent of drivers surveyed by Progressive Insurance believe that the color of their car is a factor in determining their insurance rate — especially if the car is red. But the […]

VIA CAREER BUILDER: To avoid a serious faux pas — and possible career sabotage — stay clear of the following 10 workplace sins: 1. Stealing Whether you think that the company “owes” you things like Post-its, pens and other office supplies, or you simply don’t think it’s a big deal, you should be sure about […]

VIA WOMEN’S HEALTH: Preventing Heat Related Illness Did you know that about 318 Americans die every year of heat-related illnesses, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)? The sad fact is that most of these deaths are preventable — if the victims understood the realities of dehydration and heat-related illness more clearly. Regular exercise, […]

VIA DUMB CROOKS: 11 things not to say to a cop when he pulls you over: 1. I can’t reach my license unless you hold my beer. 2. Hey, is that a 9mm? That’s nothing compared to this 44 magnum. 3. Hey, you must have been doing 125 to keep up with me, good job. […]

VIA ALMOST A DAD: 10 things not to say to a pregnant woman: 1. “I think cankles are sexy.” Insulting and sarcastic, this one will cost you. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the term cankles, it is when a person’s ankles are as wide as their calves.
Calves + ankles = cankles. 2. […]

VIA ORGANIZED HOME: By Cynthia Ewer Move over, summer–a new school year is coming! With the start of school, families face new organization challenges. School bells ring–and so do early-morning alarm clocks. Shorter autumn days bring a hectic round of sports, activities and events, and calendars fill with cryptic notes. Can the holidays be far […]