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Wish List

My Mother's Wish List.

Jennifer S. White | Posted 12.08.2016 | Parents
Jennifer S. White

I want my baby to go to sleep. Right now. (Seriously, I'm watching her on the baby monitor as I daydream.) I want her to nap and sleep and eat health...

Fear is Just One Big Joke

Jen Glantz | Posted 06.04.2016 | Women
Jen Glantz

Want to know how to get over that? How to get over the "I could never try that?" Have a staring contest with fear. Promise yourself whoever blinks first is the loser.

All Millennials Want for Christmas Won't Fit in Santa's Bag

Unwritten | Posted 02.15.2015 | College
Unwritten

I no longer want a $500 leather jacket that will probably get beer spilled all over it at a party. My ideal Christmas list simply consists of one intangible item that certainly cannot fit in Santa's bag: future employment.

5 Arguments For And Against Buying Your Baby A Christmas Present

Chris Cate | Posted 02.14.2015 | Parents
Chris Cate

Babies are showered with presents, love and joy before they are even born, so what obligation do we have to make sure they have more presents on Christmas morning?

The 5 Things I Wish My Kid's School Had

Kim Simon | Posted 11.08.2014 | Parents
Kim Simon

Think how much nicer we'd be in the drop-off line if we had a warm PSL waiting for us while we kissed our little learners goodbye. If you give a mama a muffin... well, you know how the story goes.

Create an Online Gift Registry for Your Baby and Get the Items You Need and Want

Nancy Lee | Posted 10.20.2014 | Parents
Nancy Lee

Online gift registries are making it easy and convenient for expectant parents to get everything on their wish lists.

A Mom's Summer Vacation Manifesto

Kim Forde | Posted 08.18.2014 | Parents
Kim Forde

If I can somehow get the essence of fireflies and kickball and long days with warm nights, then maybe I was destined to be Julie McCoy all along.

The Jet Setter's Valentine's Day Wish List

Quia Querisma | Posted 04.16.2014 | Travel
Quia Querisma

Thinking back on my own V-Day wish lists over the years, I never really wanted anything extravagant -- flowers were usually enough. But in the spirit of my rapidly-growing travel calendar, I've whipped up a jet setter's Valentine's Day wish list that ranges from sweet to spectacular.

A Book-World Wish List for 2014

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.02.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

4. Amazon, Goodreads and other online sites will abandon their "star" ratings of books. These shortcuts are a misleading way of trashing, bashing or praising books.

What I Wanted from Santa: He Didn't Deliver World Peace or Political Civility Again!

Doug Bandow | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics
Doug Bandow

I don't expect very much from Santa Claus these days. I mean, he's been a disappointment over the years. My desires are few--power, money, and fame, that sort of thing--but he's yet to satisfy any of them. So I tried downgrading my requests to world peace and the end of international poverty. But that didn't work either. He still didn't deliver. This year I tried to be more realistic. I had just a few simple requests. It's been a difficult year so Santa, this would have been a good time to give me at least something that I wanted. But no! It's Christmas Day and I got up early to check under the tree, and nothing.

What Do Designers Want for Christmas?

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.16.2014 | Arts
Soren Petersen

When I was a boy, there was nothing as disappointing as getting soft Christmas presents. You knew straight away from feeling them that this was not go...

The 10 Expensive Gifts You Really Want, But Can't Ask For

Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

Tell us what you want, what you really, really want.

25 Things You Absolutely Positively Must Do Before You Die

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.22.2013 | Fifty

Everyone has a bucket list. Whether it's wacky, wild, fearless or frivolous, most people have compiled a list of things they want to do or places they...

9 Things Midlifers Never Want To Do Again

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.24.2013 | Fifty

Sure, we've all heard of bucket lists -- the things we want to do or see before we die. But what about an un-bucket list: Things that we've done and h...

11 Things Midlife Women Want Their Doctors To Know

Sheryl Kraft | Posted 08.21.2013 | Fifty
Sheryl Kraft

This is a rather confusing time in my life; in fact, it's almost like being a teenager all over again (minus the wonderfully un-saggy skin and quick metabolism). My hormones are shifting. My body is changing. I'm feeling new sensations -- both mentally and physically -- and everything seems to be fluctuating.

The 9 Gifts You'll Give In Your Life -- And How To Give Them

Hana Abaza | Posted 02.18.2013 | Women
Hana Abaza

You've just been handed a gift, and you can feel the excitement from your wide-eyed friend. The huge grin on their face says it all... "you're going to LOVE it!"

Fantasy Parenting Wish List

Amber Dusick | Posted 06.06.2012 | Parents
Amber Dusick

To get them to stay asleep I have to keep driving around. And this is why I want an autopilot mode in my car. Just a button on the dashboard. That way, once they fall asleep, I can sleep, too!

"All I Want for Christmas Is...": A Deployed Soldier's Holiday List

SGT Tanangachi Mfuni | Posted 02.21.2012 | Impact
SGT Tanangachi Mfuni

All I want for Christmas is a thick wedge of Junior's cheesecake. Dreaming of a cheesecake Christmas 6,751 miles away from home, I asked soldiers deployed to eastern Afghanistan what they wanted this holiday season.

The Christmas Hope: A To-Do List for a Better World

John W. Whitehead | Posted 02.18.2012 | Impact
John W. Whitehead

I've seen enough of the world in my 65 years to know that wishing is not enough. We need to be doing.

Holiday Wish Lists From Two BFFs

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

From Stylelist Blogger Network members The Ray And The Ro: We're all about giving, but let's face it- we all love to receive! With the holidays ju...

Reese Witherspoon's 'Wishes' Come True

Posted 10.01.2011 | Celebrity

Reese Witherspoon has lived out that great elusive movie star life, starring in fairy tale romances and winning an Oscar for her an iconic dramatic tu...

Dear Santa

Chantal Sicile-Kira | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chantal Sicile-Kira

Dear Santa, This year, I am not asking for a cure for breast cancer, or cures for world hunger, ignorance, the crappy world economy, homelessness, th...

Will Dur$t'$ 2009 Xmas$ Gift Wi$h Li$t

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

These are the presents that folks may not have received wrapped up in shiny paper with bows on them this year but certainly deserved.

How To Have Fun With A Wish List

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Have you ever been around a child who, with single-mindedness of purpose, has got just what they wanted - like a puppy, a new pair of shoes, a treat o...

For Tweens, Entertainment and Tech Dominate This Year's Christmas Wish Lists

Tina Wells | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Wells

Despite the current economic meltdown occurring during most retailers' premium shopping period, not much has changed for younger generations' Christmas wish lists.