How I Trained for a 10k in 72 Hours

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When I signed up for the 10k last December, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. The plan was to spend four months training. But, that plan quickly went down the tubes. It came down to the wire and I decided to do some last minute preparations. Here’s how I trained for…

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Running a 10k and Staying Fresh With Suavitel® Fragrance Pearls™

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LongLastingScent #CollectiveBias Running a 10k isn’t just about having the stamina to make it across the finish line. You’ve got to look good and smell good too. I was able to fresh with Suavitel® Fragrance Pearls™. For some reason people tend to…

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Do You Participate in Take Your Child to Work Day?

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There was a time when I wanted to be a nurse like my mom. That’s because I would accompany her to work every once in a while back in Jamaica. She’d pack my favorite snack, Ovaltine Crackers and Milo. I’d sit at the nurses station and meet some of her colleagues and see some of the newborn…

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Photo of Mom Breastfeeding on the Toilet Goes Viral

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A photo of Elisha Wilson Beach breastfeeding on the toilet has gone viral, and the Alabama mama is making no apologies. She initially uploaded the image on Instagram with the caption,“This is motherhood and it ain’t always pretty. What’s your #momtruth? #motherhood #motherhoodaintpretty #tmi #confessionsofamom #ididthat #iamnotsorry.” The picture has since been shared on the Facebook page of Life…

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Couples Chat| How We Met

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My husband and I have been together for over 10 years. We were college sweethearts and it’s crazy how much time has gone by. We’ve been through a lot and every now and then we reminisce about the good ‘ol days. In our Couples Chat we talk about how we met. Please check out part…

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How to Bargain Shop for Kids Clothes| Crazy 8 Special

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One thing I love about meeting other parents is chatting about where to find the best deals for kids. I look forward to Princess’s dance classes every weekend because I always leave knowing how to bargain shop for kids clothes. One mom told me she visits consignment shops and thrift stores for her daughter’s princess dresses….

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Britt McHenry’s confrontation with tow clerk teaches an important lesson

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The one thing I learned as a journalist is that you’re always on camera, even when you think you’re not. I’m not just talking about being on the job. Nowadays everyone has a smartphone equipped with a camera. Everywhere you go, you’re under surveillance. Just recently, ESPN reporter Britt McHenry was caught on camera berating…

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Would Choose Quality or Quantity Time With Your Kids?

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If you had to make a choice between quality or quantity time with your kids, which would you choose? Parents often grapple with not spending enough time with their kids. But a new study by the University of Toronto states that it isn’t about how much time, it about the kind of time you spend with your children….

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