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30th Birthday

Life As a Thirty-Something: One Lesson Learned

Mac Grambauer | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Mac Grambauer

One thing I've discovered in my experience as a 30-year-old is that, while I had no angst about reaching this particular age and no specific expectations about my 30-year-old life, I have come to require, seemingly quite recently, higher standards for myself.

9 Things You Should Never Say To A Woman Who Is Turning 30

Lindsay Patton-Carson | Posted 01.19.2015 | Women
Lindsay Patton-Carson

OK, don't get me wrong. 29 was a great year. I loved it. But I have a good feeling there are going to be other years I love, too.

15 Life Lessons I Learned By My 30th Birthday

KnowMore TV | Posted 11.14.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

You need to invest in yourself financially, physically, mentally and emotionally. This isn't just about a 401K.

To A Dear Friend: 7 Things I Wish I Knew On My 30th Birthday

Kim Keating | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
Kim Keating

Find comfort in knowing that the years where you have tried, failed, experimented, bombed, been there and done that are behind you!

10 Things I Don't Give a Sh*t About Now That I'm 29

Literally, Darling | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

I once cared deeply about these things. But as I've gotten older and "wiser" (debatable), I've realized they just don't matter to me.

Being 30 Means...

Julie Zhuo | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Julie Zhuo

Clubs < bars < restaurants < someone's backyard where you can don't have to shout to talk. Re-reading high school assigned books and realizing "holy sh*t, this book is actually pretty good."

10 Tips For Loving Life In Your 30s

Raluca State | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women
Raluca State

Life is short. And I want to spend the rest of it loving myself and taking pride in the woman I have become and the choices I make.

30 Reasons To Embrace 30

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 05.14.2014 | Women
Tinatin Japaridze

I recently celebrated my 30th birthday. Instead of dwelling on the potential downsides of turning the Big 3-0, I made a conscious decision to do the opposite.

An Open Letter to Myself on my 30th birthday

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 04.29.2014 | Women
Shannon Sutherland

Your choices haven't always been the best, but they have always been yours, and they have ultimately created a pretty awesome result: 30-year-old you.

The Mom My Kids Will Never Really See

Lea Grover | Posted 03.17.2014 | Parents
Lea Grover

Maybe it isn't turning 30 that bothers me. Maybe it's losing myself in motherhood. Maybe it's the fear that I'm already gone, replaced by this ghost whose voice will soothe my children's memories, long after I've died.

One Thing That's Changed Now That I'm In My 30s

Elizabeth Tannen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Tannen

What's the right age to have a baby? What if you're actually infertile? How much money are you supposed to have? How stable should you be? How many should you have?

Thoughts on Turning 30: Be Curious, Tango, and Make It Count

Patrick Furlong | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Patrick Furlong

Life these last 10 years has had some incredible ups and some awful downs, but for the most part I have primarily lived in between those extremes, and for that I can say I feel incredibly blessed.

30 for 30: 30 Dates for My 30th Birthday

Julia Levy | Posted 07.20.2013 | Women
Julia Levy

I harnessed all the chutzpah I had to make a bold public request via Facebook and Twitter: Set me up on 30 dates for my 30th!

It's The Place I Expected To Be At 30 -- And I Love It

Jillian Sanders | Posted 07.06.2013 | Women
Jillian Sanders

The night of my 30th birthday, I fell asleep in my mother's childhood bedroom. The next morning, my grandparents served me Entenmann's crumb cake. It was the first birthday I celebrated without a date in 10 years. I felt whole and at peace.

Only In D.C.: Woman Throws Herself Bizarre Birthday Celebration

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.30.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Emily Goodstein's 30th birthday party this weekend won't be your typical cake-and-presents affair. Instead, the D.C.-based "sweatpants e...

30 Things I Hope To Do After 30

Lori Fradkin | Posted 06.25.2013 | Women
Lori Fradkin

Throughout my 20s, I bounced back and forth between feeling like Mommy and Daddy's Not-So-Little Girl and an adult who was out there in the world on her own. I wondered if that in-between feeling would ever go away. It did.

30 Dares in (Less Than) 30 Days for the Big 30

Tatiana Azman | Posted 06.23.2013 | Women
Tatiana Azman

I have known people who make "Before I Turn 30" to-do lists. From what I can gather, some people feel that they have not accomplished what they thought they would by the time they got to their 30s. Fair enough, but is a to-do list really necessary? I decided to find out.

Tomorrow, I Turn 30

Rachel Hollis | Posted 03.10.2013 | Women
Rachel Hollis

I know I should be in a full-blown panic about the end of my 20's, but I actually feel pretty great about it. I'm excited to jump into a new decade. I'm excited to see what adventures my 30's are going to throw at me.

Thoughts on Turning 30

Susan R. Hatten | Posted 07.31.2012 | Women
Susan R. Hatten

As I approach my thirtieth birthday in the coming weeks, I have chosen to review my life in detail, and to dissect each layer of my being to discover what I am comprised of.

What You Think Women Should Know Before 30

Posted 04.26.2012 | Women

Yesterday we published a list of "30 Things Every Woman Should Have and Should Know By The Time She's 30" that originally appeared in Glamour in 1997....

Kate Middleton Celebrates First Birthday As A Wife

AP | By GREGORY KATZ and SYLVIA HUI | Posted 01.09.2012 | Weddings

LONDON -- After attending a gala film premiere in a full-length lacy evening gown, Kate Middleton stepped out of the public gaze Monday to celebrate h...