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The 10 Best Things About Married Sex

Em & Lo | Posted 09.22.2014 | Weddings
Em & Lo

Married sex is the red-headed stepchild of the booty world -- at least, according to TV and movies. In that world, married sex is played for laughs, whereas all the other kinds of sex -- casual sex, new sex, cheating sex, ex sex -- get the sultry soundtrack and rumpled sheets.

Time Marches On

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 09.20.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

In preparation for one of our high school reunion many years after graduation, the chairperson of our reunion suggested that each of us write about the best time of our lives. I gave this careful thought and simply wrote: "The present is the best time of my life."

Advice From One Woman to the Next

Jessica Kline | Posted 09.23.2014 | Women
Jessica Kline

It's amazing what happens when one woman gives advice to another woman -- no matter how similar or different (whether in age, experiences, culture, etc.) the two women may be, the advice or wisdom tends to stick more because the women just understand each other.

Embracing Change in an Uncertain Climate

Brandon J. Espinosa | Posted 09.18.2014 | Impact
Brandon J. Espinosa

Next time a challenge or opportunity disguised in uncertainty is presented to you, take a second to reflect and give it thought before dismissing it. What you may be passing up is the opportunity to walk through the next door that is planning to open.

6 Tried-And-True Ways To Effectively Handle Difficult People

Gramma Good | Posted 09.18.2014 | Fifty
Gramma Good

Everyone has dealt with difficult people. A one-time occurrence is survivable, but long-term relationships such as our families and business associates can be the most difficult of situations. Teaching our children and grandchildren how to handle these situations at an early age, is a valuable lesson.

Back to School for the Soul

Rupa Mehta | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

Whether it's finding time just to be you, becoming proactive about challenging your brain, or taking a step outside, September can be an exciting and motivating time of the year. Just remember that you are the navigator of your own life.

10 YouTube Stars Your Kids Love

Common Sense Media | Posted 09.16.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

YouTube personalities become popular because they speak directly to their fans, with no network oversight, no whitewashing of their language and no fancy production. They say what they want. They're real. It's important that parents get clued in to who they are.

5 Things I Learned From Oprah's Life You Want Weekend, Part 1

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

Oprah Winfrey is on tour with her own version of a rockstar band that includes influential people she calls trailblazers. These trailblazers are: D...

With a Conscience: Love's Labor Lost?

Claudia King | Posted 09.15.2014 | Weddings
Claudia King

Someone very close to me, whom I love more than life itself, is getting married soon, and as I think of him, I can't help thinking about my own marriage. Life changes on a dime, and although marriage came later to me than most, change was eminent.

Are You Ready for Aging?

Carol E Wyer | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

It is imperative you maintain a sense of humor. That will help you hugely since after all, getting older is not for sissies.

Advice to My Past Self

Mudit Kakkar | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Mudit Kakkar

To all heads, which caps have ever been flung off of, and to graduates who didn't get the occasion to, here is sage advice to find your feet when the bubble of college bursts. You won't hear the pop sound. Act. Now.

Millennials, Jobs and Home Buying

Dean Graziosi | Posted 09.12.2014 | Money
Dean Graziosi

Buying the right homes which appeal to their lifestyles and where they will be employed should keep occupancy and rents high.

A Purchased World of Distractions

Dr. Jonathan Gibralter | Posted 09.12.2014 | College
Dr. Jonathan Gibralter

It is my responsibility as a president to remind our students that our portable devices should never derail building relationships or limit the experiences that are the hallmarks of an in-person, on-campus higher education experience.

Boston Book Festival Unbound: Divorce and Marriage

Sally Fay | Posted 09.10.2014 | Divorce
Sally Fay

Sally Fay, Author and Moderator, for Boston Book Festival 2013 Panel on Divorce and Marriage, in front of the Boston Public Library (America's first...

A Crash Course on How to Maximize Your Freshman Year and Beyond

Chris Hickey | Posted 09.05.2014 | College
Chris Hickey

As the seasons are changing so are some people's lives as they prepare for college to hopefully pursue their scholastic and personal endeavors. Hopefully these nuggets of wisdom prove to be useful as well as the tips from some of my most trusted confidants.

Alert! Digital Drama to Watch Out For This School Year

Common Sense Media | Posted 09.05.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Kids often are the first to discover the latest and greatest thing, whether it's a download from the app store or a cool online trend -- but, just as they must sit through algebra and world history, they need to learn how to use these tools safely and responsibly.

What Every Woman Should Know About Cheating

Taylor Marsh | Posted 09.03.2014 | Women
Taylor Marsh

Without sex, what you have is just friendship, and that's simply not enough to make a modern relationship last.

Dear Freshman Girls

Lauren Galley | Posted 08.28.2014 | Impact
Lauren Galley

First days are an amazing part of growing up and now that I have just begun my sophomore year of college, I too am feeling all the excitement once again as I start a new chapter in my life.

7 Best New Fall TV Shows for Teens and Families

Common Sense Media | Posted 08.28.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

We've sifted through this fall's new stuff for titles that could work for families, plus some classic shows that offer fun watch-together experiences. And remember, there are plenty of family-friendly shows available through streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon.

Attention, Freshmen: Here's What to Expect

Lori Janjigian | Posted 08.28.2014 | College
Lori Janjigian

Don't be scared. You will struggle and you might even fail a course or two. You might even break down and cry a few times. But if you work hard and stop second-guessing your every decision, you will get through it all and succeed.

8 Lessons I Have Learned Since Giving Up Television

Jennifer McGaha | Posted 08.27.2014 | Comedy
Jennifer McGaha

The point is, when you are not watching television and thinking about inane things like how on earth someone could give birth nineteen times and still be walking around or how a human being could not notice she had a cat carcass rotting on her living room floor, your world opens up a bit.

What I Learned From the Final Episode of Chelsea Lately

Abby Draper | Posted 08.27.2014 | Comedy
Abby Draper

After a seven-year streak, much to my dismay, Tuesday night was the final Chelsea Lately show. I have watched every episode of this show since it started, and even have some of my favorite episodes from years ago saved on my DVR.

29 Pieces of Advice for New Teachers

Calee Prindle | Posted 08.26.2014 | Education
Calee Prindle

19.) You will not change every kid. Every kid will not like you. But, every kid must respect some part of you in order to learn from you.

In Retirement Planning, One Size Does Not Fit All

Catherine Golladay | Posted 08.26.2014 | Fifty
Catherine Golladay

Something as important as a 401(k) - a long-term savings vehicle that is for many people their largest or only source of retirement income - deserves the kind of care and professional management we employ in so many other areas of our lives.

Misquotations (And Other Heinous Things You Hate, But Hold Onto)

Marnie Nir | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women
Marnie Nir

You, I promise, have a list of hurtful things important people in your life have said. What if you pocketed the ones you did because you, in some way, agreed with them, they were somehow useful, they were, quite possibly, yours to begin with?