The alluring fairy tale that I call the "princess myth" runs deep in many women from an early age. This underlying desire to look and feel like a princess can even overlap into the dream of being a bride -- surrounded by all the glittering trappings the wedding pageantry offers.
Now that we know the most eagerly awaited baby name of the century, I, co-founder of Babynames.com, will break the name down in meaning and popularity... and let's not forget heart.
She is the best-known woman in the world, and she has been since 1952 when Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor, at age 25, became Queen Elizabeth II. Although she has a huge list of titles, she is to most people simply The Queen.
Like millions of others around the world, I was horrified and sickened by the murder of twelve people in an attack on the offices of the French s...
Benedict Cumberbatch is not the first heartthrob whose wedding will evoke hysteria. Elvis Presley and Bollywood's own Rajesh Khanna evoked their share of delirium in far less hyper-connected times.
Public grief is a powerful growth opportunity to enhance our own life. Grief is awful no matter what, but it's a part of life. Let's learn to do it better for ourselves and for the people we love. It's a little known key to peace and happiness.
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Luxury for Le...
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World ...
As I approached the façade of the mighty Breakers Hotel, I often would wonder what it must have been like when this extraordinary structure rose from the uninhabited tropical wetland during the last few months of the 19th century. Little did I know that this famous landmark would become so familiar and enjoyable to have as a next door neighbor.
Carolina Herrera and Vera Wang were two of the fashionistas who led the way for other fashion designers to enter what had been a staid, locked-in-the past, formula-driven business.
A parent's personal goal should be to grow and learn in tandem with the little human they are raising. We tread on thin ice as guides when we prescribe identities to our children.
If you can separate yourself from your memories -- dim or sharp -- of the princess, Diana is a tepidly charming tale of two people who can't adjust to the other one's life. It could be anybody's story, except that it is the story of the most famous woman on earth.
The involvement of Britain's royal family in diplomacy "gives us extra ability to make a difference in certain areas," Sir Peter Westmacott, the British ambassador to Washington, says.
"I've always been a roots enthusiast really, it's always been based around the blues and folk music, so there are large areas of influence there. I didn't just want to just make a straight blues album."
This is President Obamas' lucky day. I happen to be between jobs right now. My last one was at Just Pants, at the mall in 1976. Therefore I have some free time and an unbelievable offer for him. I will run the National Park System for a nominal fee and the waiving of my IRS bill.
With a new afterword, Lady Colin offers honest, heartfelt insights into the facts surrounding the 1997 car crash that took Diana's life.