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Powerful Female Role Models

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It’s a shame that so many young girls point to reality TV celebrities as who they want to be when they grow up.  In this celebrity-driven culture, those are the faces they see most on magazine covers as well as TVs and computer screens.  In order to reverse this trend, we as a society need to give them alternative role models.  You can do this by educating yourself on the accomplishments of women and starting conversations with your daughters — and sons! — friends and co-workers.

There are hundreds of women succeeding in every industry you can think of.  Many of them are achieving levels of power and influence that were … Read the rest

What Women Care About

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Women talkingIt sounds like a variation of the old lament by men that they can’t figure out what women want. It is, however, a much more serious concern.  Figuring out what issues and activities matter to the contemporary woman is important to politicians, yes, but it also matters to government agencies, universities and other educational institutions, non-profit organizations and it should even matter to corporations and churches as they attempt to connect with women employees, customers, and congregationalists.

In 2013 there are any number of issues that matter to American women.  According to NOW (the National Organization for Women) there are six priority issues:

  • Abortion Rights/Reproductive Issues
  • Violence Against Women
  • Constitutional Equality
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5 Of the Best Fun Finger Foods for Road Trip Snacks

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Road trips can be a fun, family-bonding experience, but they can also feel hectic. If you need to get to your destination in a hurry, or want to avoid the unhealthy snacks lurking off of every highway exit, it may be best to pack some fun snacks from your own kitchen.

1. Peanut Butter “Quesadilla”
The first snack is a peanut butter “quesadilla.” Spread a generous amount of peanut butter on one side of a tortilla. This snack is especially fun, and convenient, since you use whatever you might happen to have in the kitchen. Some good topping ideas would be raisins, chocolate chips, … Read the rest

Understanding Singapore’s Wedding Rules and Regulations

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Getting married in Singapore is easy and simple once you understand the requirements, rules and information for weddings and marriages in Singapore. Once you have these down, then it will be a breeze to pick a wedding venue Singapore offers its newlyweds.

Everything you need to know about getting married in Singapore is available on-line at the Registry of Marriages (ROM). Any marriage taking place in Singapore, and a few that don’t, must be registered with the ROM. Here are a few tips on how to do that:

First, choose your location: If you plan to have the solemnisation outside of the ROM, then you must choose your own … Read the rest

Keys to a Successful Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is an exciting, joyous, emotionally charged time for new parents-to-be. It can also be a bit intimidating knowing that the health of your baby depends so much on how you take care of your own health. Most of the time, pregnancy goes smoothly for both mom and baby. To maximize your chances of a successful pregnancy, however, there are a few tips you should follow:

  • Early Medical Care. As soon as you find out you are pregnant, you should schedule an appointment with an OB/GYN. Studies have shown that women who obtain early pregnancy care have healthier babies.
  • Get Your Rest. Your body goes through an unbelievable amount of
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5 Important Decisions Parents Make Before the Baby is Born

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Welcoming a baby into your life is a very exciting time yet a time filled with concerns, fears and decisions. Not only do you have to make decisions such as whether you will use pacifiers, or what type of diapers you will use — you will face decisions that are much more serious such as cord blood banking.

Five important decisions you will make before the baby is born are:

1. Names – On the surface this does not seem to be a decision that scoots to the 5 important decisions, however, you must keep a few things in mind when deciding on your child’s … Read the rest

Best Apps for Money Savvy Moms

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There are plenty of ways to save money- coupons, sales, buying in bulk. But Apple brings to you a whole new level of money saving. With apps that are downloaded by millions of users per day, it’s guaranteed you would benefit from them as well of the rest of the Apple community. The majority of the best apps that can help you save and organize your spending are free.

Economy Shopping Lite App for iPhone- An app that’s absolutely free- yet absolutely amazing. It replaces your old pen and paper shopping list, and even better, it will tell you in what store the item is being sold for the … Read the rest

Where Can Women Buy and Sell Used Wedding Dresses?

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Planning for a wedding encompasses a lot of details. A bride’s biggest decision to make is the dress she is going to wear on her big day. Unfortunately, wedding gowns can be extremely expensive, costing thousands of dollars for something a bride will wear for a few hours. Choosing to purchase a used wedding gown can save a lot of money. You can also sell your wedding dress instead of having it preserved and stored in your basement, where it likely will never be seen again. Some locations that girls can buy and sell used wedding dresses include:

Consignment shops. Consignment shops can be found in … Read the rest

Women in Art

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