"Sweet Ruin" by Cathi Hanauer and "Henderson's House Rules" by E.L. Henderson and David E. O' Connor reviewed
He‚Äôd love to write a novel; she wants to study law. Couples who are willing to live off a single paycheck can give each other something priceless: freedom. While one half goes through life changes; the other half is able to provide financial stability; Martha Baer reports.
“His” and “Hers” towels are one thing, but couplehood is really about what’s “Ours,” says Michelle Madhok. Unite and conquer the bathroom clutter with products that are perfect for two.
Diamonds are forever... Diamonds are a girl's best friends. But do you know the history of the ring? It's not just a sparkly bit of carbon and metal. It's history is global in scope and epic in origin and no owes no small part to clever, timely marketing by DeBeers. Before you take the plunge, you may want to know what that Tiffany's ring means and when and where this relatively new tradition started.
The author's generation fought to have careers as well as families. Now, more and more young mothers are opting to raise their kids full time. But what happens when a husband leaves, gets laid off, or dies? Leslie Bennetts makes the case for keeping the day job. "I spent many years establishing a rewarding professional life before having two children — just as my biological clock was winding down—and ever since then I've felt as though I won the lottery. A great career! A wonderful husband! Two beautiful, healthy children! Lucky me! Imagine my surprise, then, to learn that Having It All—the quintessential goal of recent generations of women—has gone out of fashion. Who knew?"
The love of her life won’t be the father of her children. Susan King helps one woman make an impossible choice between her desire for her man and for children.
How do you preserve the mystery when you share a medicine cabinet? What can you share and what's best kept private? Here is some advice on how to navigate your personal hygiene routines and the intimate shared space of the bathroom.
It turns out that planning a wedding isn't that easy. The stress of minor issues such as where to have a wedding can be overwhelming. Now throw in the guest list, a wedding budget, and the inlaws and even the sweetest woman can turn into a bridezilla... months and months before the actual wedding. Kelly Bare explores the idea of that it's not 100% 'your day' after all and that a New York wedding probably isn't worth the hassle.