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Wednesday, Apr 22nd 2015
We all know our moms are special, but Anna Jarvis wanted society as a whole to give moms their due. As a result, on the second Sunday in May, children around the country honor their moms in ways ranging from a simple homemade card to a weekend spa retreat.
Though we may celebrate in many ways—and we'd love to hear about your favorite Mother's Day tradition—Anna Jarvis preferred to keep it simple.
Mother's Day history
Tuesday, Sep 16th 2014
Anyone who's survived a kitchen remodeling knows it can feel like a war zone. And right now, I'm right in the middle of battle.
Monday, Feb 03rd 2014
Not only do we at HealthyWomen believe in the importance of healthy bodies, we also like to promote healthy relationships—healthy relationships with ourselves, our partners, our friends and our families. And we believe it's important to teach our children about healthy relationships, both through what we say and what we do.
Wednesday, Aug 07th 2013
This is a sponsored article from Bayer® Aspirin
In the movies, a heart attack is depicted as a dramatic moment—the person clutching his or her chest (usually his) and crying out in pain. In reality, women can suffer a heart attack without any chest pain. The experience might feel like extreme fatigue, pain in the back or jaw or light-headedness. With such apparently small symptoms, a life or death moment can be hard to spot.
Wednesday, Jul 10th 2013
You've been waking up in the morning with itchy, watery eyes and a stuffy nose and have been sneezing more than normal.
You know you're not allergic to the down or feathers in your pillows and comforters, so what gives?
It may be the dust mites lurking in your bedding.
Tuesday, May 28th 2013
by Frank Addessi
Over 1.3 million American men and women now serve in the U.S. armed forces. There are many well-known benefit programs offered to these military personnel—one of the most important (and possibly overlooked) of these is exclusive access to low-cost life insurance policies.