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Letter To My Daughter On Her 29th Birthday

Teresa Kindred | Posted 10.30.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

Today is your 29th birthday. While I am sure you are thinking, 'One more year until 30! Oh my!' I'm thinking, 'Where did 29 years go?' It seems like yesterday the nurses placed you in my arms and I fell in love with you.

Jaden Smith Looks Surprised As Hell With The Kardashians

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.24.2015 | Entertainment

Who the heck is in charge of these Kardashian memos? First, Kylie Jenner said she didn't get the "email" to wear all black for the Cosmopolitan 5...

QUIZ: Drake Lyric Or 18th Century Poem?

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.24.2015 | Black Voices

Drake is well-known for his soft, sensitive lyrics and R&B vocals from hits like "Take Care" and "Hold On, We're Going Home." In honor of his 28th...

4-Year-Old Obsessed With CVS Just Got A Birthday Party She'll Never Forget

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business

When Arkansas mom Sarah Fortune Gill asked her daughter Iris how she'd like to celebrate her 4th birthday, the response was a no-b...

The Obamas Wish Usher Happy Birthday In This Adorable Video

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.19.2015 | Black Voices

Grammy award-winning singer, Usher Raymond IV, turned 37 on Wednesday and he got the best birthday surprise ever from the president and first lad...

Happy 90th Birthday, Angela Lansbury! Celebrate With Scenes From Her Favorite Roles

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

With all her projects, has she ever had any career regrets? When David Hartman on Good Morning America asked Lansbury if she wished she had handled things differently, she offered a candid reply.

103-Year-Old Celebrates Birthday As Wonder Woman, Is Our New Hero

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.16.2015 | Fifty

Mary Cotter truly is a real life Wonder Woman, and it's not just because of her costume. The California centenarian celebrated her 103r...

How To Keep Your Sanity During Your Kid's Birthday Party

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 10.16.2015 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on what point did kid birthday parties become bacchanals of sugary treats and synthetic pop music, requir...

Happy Birthday to my Father and my Biggest Fan

Jenn Sutkowski | Posted 10.15.2015 | Good News
Jenn Sutkowski

I tell him it makes me heart ache that I don't visit that much. And he says he understands and my heart shouldn't feel bad. He says he'll call more when he thinks of me (but not every time he thinks of me because he thinks of me so often and that would be a "Daddy bore").

The Best Leap of My Life Could be Yours, Too

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Traci Evison UCF Forum columnist I recently gave myself a tandem skydiving jump to celebrate my 40th birthday. Jumping out of an airplane is much ...

10 Will Smith Jams We'll Always Adore, In Honor Of His Birthday

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 09.25.2015 | Black Voices

Will Smith, the rapper and Academy Award-nominated actor, turns 47 on Friday September 25! Although many of us were introduced to him as Cousin Will o...

Netflix And The Other Things I'm Truly Thankful For In Middle Age

Amy Koko | Posted 09.24.2015 | Fifty
Amy Koko

Let's be honest, 55 is sort of getting up there. As happens anytime I hit a milestone birthday, I decide to take stock of where I am and give thanks for all the wonderful things life has brought me in the last few years. Here's how it shapes up.

When Your Child Becomes A Party Animal

Amber Sabathia | Posted 09.24.2015 | Parents
Amber Sabathia

When throwing my kids a party I always ask them what they want. I'm not saying that I give them exactly what they ask for, but they have a better imagination and ideas for a fun and entertaining party.

My Birthday Wish

Barbi Appelquist | Posted 09.18.2015 | Impact
Barbi Appelquist

Yesterday was my 39th birthday, a day I never thought I would see. I am grateful for every moment. And for my birthday wish, I wish that you will go after whatever you want in this world.

18th Birthday of WWO and the Tragedy of 9/11

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 09.17.2015 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

9/11 is a reminder that with tragedy, there is resiliency and lessons learned. We go on and life is renewed and we are hopeful. I am inspired by all those who suffered losses on that day and will always honor this day for its historical significance and the reminder that Worldwide Orphans has a birthday on that day.

28 Things I Now Know About Life, Work and Relationships at 28

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 09.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jaimee Ratliff

Although I'm no longer as confused as my naïve, 21-year old self, I can now confidently sift through what I'm certain I don't want, while being realistic about the things I'm just not ready for yet, despite my age.

The Seven Deadly Sins, Birthday Edition

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 09.09.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

For this year's birthday, I intend to find ways to exchange the seven deadly sins for seven lively good deeds. I'll trade lust for gratitude, gluttony for self-control, greed for compassion, sloth for efficiency, wrath for joy, envy for love, and pride for humility.

Confessions Of A (Former) Female Car Hater

Tova Laiter | Posted 09.09.2015 | Fifty
Tova Laiter

I don't care about cars -- there I said it. When people ask me what car my husband drives, I answer honestly -- I don't know ... but it's orange! (Actually more like the burnt umber color of my last year's lipstick ... but try telling that to a man.)

Why I (Barely) Survived My Daughter's Birthday Party

Quiet Revolution | Monica Bielanko | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Sweat trickles down my back as I nod and force my dry lips to peel back from my teeth in some semblance of a smile. She’s talking. I’m not really ...

30 Lessons I've Learned In 30 Years

Nadia Felsch | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Nadia Felsch

My healthy observations over the past 30 years of life. About your body, eating, work and living your dreams. Some I practice daily and others I've only recently discovered. I'm certainly no saint, though I've learned a thing or two...

Why Turning 40 Is Better Than Christmas Morning

Kara Gorski, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2015 | Women
Kara Gorski, Ph.D.

Instead of having a mid-life crisis, I'm having a MID-LIFE CELEBRATION. I have totally arrived. I feel empowered by 40. I mean, what do those 30 year olds really know? Not much, I can tell you having been one for the past 10 years. But, that was yesterday. Literally, YESTERDAY.

Why This Birthday Is Special

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Every birthday is special; however, this birthday is extra special to me. I have embraced life at another level and have discovered a level of freedom that I never knew was possible before. I'm obsessed with mastering this thing called life.

Meatless Monday: Bon Appetit -- Julia Child, Dan and Annie Shannon and "Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking"

Ellen Kanner | Posted 08.10.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Unlike Julia who didn't start cooking till her thirties, Annie, from a food-focused Italian family, started as a kid. She gives props to Julia's seminal book and television show, but it's the '80s-era Julia she relates to, the boisterous hostess of "Dinner With Julia," who invited friends and celebs to her table for a meal.

A 225-year Legacy of Service

Adm. Paul Zukunft | Posted 08.04.2015 | DC
Adm. Paul Zukunft

On this 225th birthday, as we celebrate all America's Coast Guard has accomplished, we remain rooted to our oath; an oath of selfless service, underwritten by the courage of our forbearers and worthy of the public trust.

11 'Friends' Goofs To Celebrate The Birthday Of The Goofiest Friend Of All

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.30.2015 | Entertainment

Lisa Kudrow is a national treasure of the highest order. Her portrayal of Phoebe on "Friends" is iconic. She doles out invaluable advice on "Web ...