Mum slammed after buying a ‘white’ dress to wear to wedding

Mum slammed after buying a ‘white’ dress to wear to wedding

However, the woman also confessed that she's "probably going to be at the evening do for two hours max" and it "seems like a waste of money having to buy yet another dress that will only be worn for a few hours." She added: "I don't think the bride will mind but I'm more concerned about other guests' opinions." The woman wanted to wear this outfit to a wedding.

3 Ways to Eat to Beat the Blues

3 Ways to Eat to Beat the Blues

They found that all types of dietary improvements seem to improve mental health and that depressive symptoms improved equally, regardless of whether a dietary intervention was designed to reduce weight, cut out junk food, or introduce more nutrient-rich and otherwise healthy foods into the diet, such as fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains.

Teens, Body Image, and Social Media

Teens, Body Image, and Social Media

However, talking about social media with our tweens and teens and encouraging media literacy – filtering , avoiding , being careful of comparisons , and evaluating – is a step towards reducing any potential pitfalls of social media use and raising kids who can take the “reality” presented online with a grain of salt.

Does Molting Make Animals Anxious?

Does Molting Make Animals Anxious?

In a new study , Fossat and his colleagues sought to determine whether the stressful events of molts induce anxiety-like behaviors in crayfish.

Inside Kylie Jenner's First Year as a Mom to Stormi

Inside Kylie Jenner's First Year as a Mom to Stormi

“Kylie is absolutely obsessed with being a mom,” a source says in the new issue of Us Weekly . And for even more on Kylie’s motherhood joy, pick up the new issue of Us Weekly , on stands now!

A Manifesto for Strength

A Manifesto for Strength

Our children need to learn how to cope with disappointment, heartache, sadness, and failure. Children are “anti-fragile," which is to say that they become more capable through challenge. These challenges and struggles are building capabilities and capacities in your child that will bear fruit later in life.

The Transformational Power of Love

The Transformational Power of Love

But since there isn’t, let’s take advantage of a day that focuses on love to think about supporting young people to rise to their potential, even and especially if they’ve endured challenging lives.

Is What We Thought We Knew About Brain Plasticity Wrong?

Is What We Thought We Knew About Brain Plasticity Wrong?

With the help of high-resolution brain scanning (fMRI), my lab has recently found that asking amputees to move their phantom inside the scanner reveals incredibly detailed maps representing all five missing fingers in the brain.

Pregnant wife of NRL football star defends decision to not vaccinate kids

Pregnant wife of NRL football star defends decision to not vaccinate kids

The wife of NRL player Bryce Cartwright also reveals she won't be using nappies, instead she plans to teach her newborn where to poo. In her revealing Instagram Q&A, Shanelle also said she would also not to use nappies when her newborn arrives.

Helping Teens Regulate--Whether by Calendar or Coffee Break

Helping Teens Regulate--Whether by Calendar or Coffee Break

Teens Need to Have a Plan and a Schedule: Something as simple as keeping a calendar can be a powerful step for teenagers learning how to use their time; seeing their life literally on the page, whether it’s an app or a time-trusted notebook, helps them not only with organization but with managing expectations.

The Purpose of Brainpower: Are We "Misusing" Our Minds?

The Purpose of Brainpower: Are We "Misusing" Our Minds?

Our intelligence evolved to deal with each other more effectively and to leverage the skills and abilities we have when we work together.” The reason more than a century passed between global travel and suitcases with wheels is because our brains evolved for social solutions rather than technical ones.

7 Steps to Heal a Broken Heart

7 Steps to Heal a Broken Heart

Take Your Time Source: Pixaby Breaking up can trigger chemical, emotional and physical reactions that cause you to feel lonely, unloveable, depressed and worthless. Good Grief Source: Pixabay Along with breaking up comes the loss of a relationship with your ex, some mutual friends, and your ex’s family.

How To Do Damage Control When You Fight In Front of Your Kid

How To Do Damage Control When You Fight In Front of Your Kid

Could that have had to do with mommy and daddy arguing?” Source: iStock/Used with Permission In honor of Valentines Day next week, my next three posts are about the intersection between being a parent and being a couple -- specifically, how to work through conflicts when you're in front of your children.

Should Parents “Move On” After Their Baby Dies?

Should Parents “Move On” After Their Baby Dies?

Before the 1900’s, when birth and death typically happened at home, parents were able to spend time with their baby, taking care of the body until interment.

Kourtney Kardashian Says Coparenting Sends a ‘Good Message’: Video

Kourtney Kardashian Says Coparenting Sends a ‘Good Message’: Video

“THREE’S COMPANY.” The reality star and the model have had their issues in the past, with Richie, 20, feeling “uncomfortable” about a family pic Kardashian posted with Disick over Thanksgiving, but they have since come to an understanding.“At this point, Kourtney is so over any drama between Scott and Sofia and her,” a source told Us Weekly exclusively in December.

Pregnant Jessica Simpson Shows Off Baby Bump Before Birth: Pic

Pregnant Jessica Simpson Shows Off Baby Bump Before Birth: Pic

“This has been her toughest pregnancy, so she is ready.” Jessica and Johnson, who tied the knot in July 2014, were “surprised and overjoyed” with their baby news, an insider revealed to Us in September 2018.

Best Valentine’s Day Gift Idea, According to Science

Best Valentine’s Day Gift Idea, According to Science

Getting your partner a baby animal for Valentine's Day could reduce permissive attitudes toward sexual infidelity (see Beall & Schaller, 2019); potentially increasing the longevity and quality of your relationship.

Psychology’s Unsung Heroines

Psychology’s Unsung Heroines

In the field of psychology, we are slowly starting to excavate long-ignored Black scholars of significant empirical distinction—starting, in this post, with Dr. Inez Beverly Prosser (1895-1934) and Dr. Mamie Phipps Clark (1917-1983).

Shame and Compassion: Q&A With Paul Gilbert, Part 1 of 2

Shame and Compassion: Q&A With Paul Gilbert, Part 1 of 2

Source: Foundry/Pixabay (modifications: Arash Emamzadeh) As you note in The Compassionate Mind, the third emotion-regulation network is linked with being “happy with the way things are and feeling safe, not striving or wanting” (p.

What Your Dog Can Teach You About Relationships

What Your Dog Can Teach You About Relationships

Another child may associate the same new accomplishment of attempting to walk with angry or scared emotions, if his parents respond angrily or fearfully. Such emotional programming creates relationship conflict because the conditioning occurs automatically and reflexively–like with Pavlov’s salivating dogs.

Serotonin Plays a Surprising Role in Fight-Flight-or-Freeze

Serotonin Plays a Surprising Role in Fight-Flight-or-Freeze

Discussion of Fight-Flight-or-Freeze Responses Based on a Combination of Life Experience and Empirical Evidence Yesterday afternoon, I wrote a post, "Exercise May Promote Gene Expression of Feel-Good Chemicals" based on new research from McMaster University ( Allison et al., 2019 ), which found that the combination of vigorous aerobic exercise and weight-lifting caused a chain reaction along the kynurenine pathway that resulted in the synthesis of more serotonin and a decreased depression risk.

Exercise May Promote Gene Expression of Feel-Good Chemicals

Exercise May Promote Gene Expression of Feel-Good Chemicals

Source: Rido/Shutterstock This study ( Allison et al., 2019 ) investigated the impact of an exercise training program that combined strength training (weight-lifting) and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) on skeletal muscle gene expression of certain proteins called “transcription factors.” These proteins help regulate the gene expression of kynurenine aminotransferase (KAT) and plasma concentrations of tryptophan metabolites called "kynurenines." Many people associate tryptophan with the folklore-based misconception that the tryptophan in turkey will make you drowsy after eating Thanksgiving dinner.

Duchess Meghan Has Been Working With a Doula During Pregnancy

Duchess Meghan Has Been Working With a Doula During Pregnancy

Duchess Meghan has been working with a doula who has regularly visited her and Prince Harry ’s homes in both Oxfordshire and at Kensington Palace, a source reveals exclusively in the new issue of Us Weekly.

Jeff Lewis ‘Concerned’ About Daughter After Gage Edward Split

Jeff Lewis ‘Concerned’ About Daughter After Gage Edward Split

“Jeff is extremely concerned about how all of this will impact Monroe in the long term and is doing everything possible to keep the family together,” a source exclusively tells Us Weekly , adding that the pair “never fought in front of Monroe.” A post shared by Jeff Lewis (@jljefflewis) on Jul 1, 2018 at 4:58pm PDT “She has been completely unaware of any tension between her parents,” the insider explains.

Hannah Jeter Gives Birth, Welcomes Baby No. 2 With Derek Jeter

Hannah Jeter Gives Birth, Welcomes Baby No. 2 With Derek Jeter

“Congratulations Derek and Hannah on the birth of your second baby girl, Story Grey Jeter,” Derek’s website, The Player’s Tribune , tweeted on Thursday, January 31.

Sister’s entitled babysitting text turns into full-blown family war

Sister’s entitled babysitting text turns into full-blown family war

A text exchange has come to blows over babysitting duties after a sister asked her brother to babysit her kid. It all started when the sister asked her brother if he would mind looking after her daughter while she went to work, and he agreed.

Mother dies after falling down stairs while carrying her baby

Mother dies after falling down stairs while carrying her baby

“We’re trying to hold on.” Police looking at medical episode Malaysia, who grew up in New York City and was no stranger to the subway system, lived in Stamford, Connecticut, and was in town visiting her cousins and doing a little shopping in the city at the time, the mum said.

What Do You Do When You Learn You're Not Who You Thought?

What Do You Do When You Learn You're Not Who You Thought?

You learned this as the result of the DNA test your sister gave you for the holidays. You were skeptical because you’ve heard Big-Brother-type stories of these companies hoarding personal information like DNA to catalog who everyone is for nefarious purposes later.

'Some nights they just have cheese. Only cheese'

'Some nights they just have cheese. Only cheese'

Adele Barbaro, the Real Mumma, has shared her deepest mummy secrets and we love her for it. Source: Adele Barbaro The Real Mumma Blog . Some nights they don’t have a shower and some days I forget to brush their teeth.

Dolly's parents named Local Heroes in Australia Day Awards

Dolly's parents named Local Heroes in Australia Day Awards

We can combat this and teach our children to be kind instead and that bullying has no place in today's world." The Everett family were living happily in the NT outback.

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