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9 Wellness Tips for First-Time Moms

It’s 2 a.m. and I’m writing this article on my phone as I feed my baby his second feeding of...

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I Was a Girl Scout for 13 Years. It Saved My Life.

For most people, a box of Girl Scout cookies is just a nostalgic sweet treat. But for me, it’s...

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Making a Difference, Even When Times Are Tough

When I was a kid, I had some pretty lofty dreams about making a massive difference in the world....

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The Funniest Things Women Did the Week of Nov. 15

It's that time, friends, when we bring you a roundup of the funniest things women have said and/...

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Why It's Important to Talk to Your Friends About Money

While talking about money is generally considered a faux pas, as a Southerner, it’s an absolut...

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What Really Went on Between Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper i...

If you’re like us, you probably cried your eyes out in 2018 when the third iteration of A Star...

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A Fall Sangria Recipe Inspired By a Happy Hour Favorite

Today is National Happy Hour Day, so I’d like to raise a glass and toast my favorite fall sang...

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I Send Thanksgiving Cards To Let Loved Ones Know I’m...

Every December, my mailbox is bombarded with holiday cards sent from people around the world. Th...

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5 Pieces of Advice on Friendship I Wish I'd Known Then

No two friendships are exactly the same, which makes being friends with people a unique experien...

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How to Say "I Care About You" to Someone Who's Struggling

It can be difficult to tell someone who is struggling that we care about them and want to help....

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The 5 Types of Friend Every Woman Needs

Growing up with two older brothers, I yearned for a sister. Not quite grasping the birds-and-bee...

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How You Can Be a Better Wing Woman

It’s Friday night, and you’re out with your girlfriends when you spot a guy you’d like to t...

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The Challenge of Finding Friends at 50

Remember the B.B.B. epoch (Before Bone Broth), that enchanted stiletto-wearing era when you didn?...

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Ghosting: Why Can't We Make Love, Not War?

There’s an unfriendly trend in dating called ghosting. It involves one of the people completely...

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Simple Ways to Thank Your Loved Ones Based on Their Lov...

Everyone has their own love language or way of experiencing and receiving affection, and it exte...

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Letter From the Editor: The Circle of Sisterhood

As a young girl, shy and unsure of the world, I remember gazing up at the women in my life with...

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3 Thoughtful Ways to Show Appreciation to Your Female BFF

The relationships that I have with the women in my life are ones I will always cherish. It is a...

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What I Learned After Committing To Prioritizing Female...

Making friends in your 20s and 30s seems so much harder than it was back in grade school. I have...

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Here's To "Mom Friends," The Friendships Born Out of Mo...

Motherhood can be a strange and lonely place at times, especially early on as we first embark on...

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This Mom Has a Powerful Message for Moms Trying To Do I...

A Wisconsin mom is shining a light on an all-too-common, overwhelming reality for moms: "Anyone...

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Maintaining Friendships in the Time of COVID-19

I've been blessed with some wonderful friends throughout my life. I've always been a part of a g...

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3 Ways Kids Can Make New Friends — Even During a Pand...

When school campuses closed in 2020 due to the pandemic, many kids found it difficult to make&nb...

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Tell a Joke Day: Don't Let It Pass Without a Lot of Lau...

If you ask me, every day should be Tell a Joke Day. Ever since my children were able to read, I...

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The Ultimate Girlfriends' Getaway to Key West

You have your girlfriends and your car is packed and ready to hit the road to Key West. No matte...

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How to Celebrate Your Chosen Family on National Girlfri...

Girlfriends are your chosen family. They are like sisters who all have a different purpose in yo...

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Girls Trip: Sunshine and Wine on the West Coast

If I’ve learned anything in my 20s, it’s that there are few combinations as divine as a girl...

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4 Ways To Appreciate a Friend’s Success and To Stop F...

When a friend experiences a big moment — like snagging a dream job, getting engaged, or even w...

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3 Things Not To Say to a Loved One Who Is Grieving

When a loved one suffers a loss, it’s natural to want to provide them with comfort and support...

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West Coast, East Coast, and Around the World

My best friend from college and I haven’t lived on the same coast for more than a decade. With...

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Getting Back with the Girls: A Guide to Reuniting Post-...

There is no denying the severe strain and stress that the pandemic put on our relationships last...

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How to Help a Friend

Throughout my teenage years, I started to notice something new and different emerging within my...

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Summer of Sisterhood

We want to celebrate you and your girlfriends coming together to make memories that last long be...

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The Sisterhood of Pole Dancing

By the time I found my way to S Factor, it was already a phenomenon. Sheila Kelley, the founder...

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How to Deal with Mean Girls: Finding the Meaning Behind...

Dealing with mean girls is something that every young woman has most likely had to face at one p...

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A Special Mask

Before we can fully move forward into a life outside of our pandemic-related boundaries, I feel...

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Things Not to Say When Your Friend Goes on a Diet

I don’t know about you, but for me, it’s that time of the year when I start counting calorie...

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An Unusual Gathering

By Treta Sellers, Scuba Instructor I am returning to my life after a magical week in beautiful...

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Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck Whip up Romance 2.0 Rumors...

Prepare yourself for some serious early aughts emotional whiplash: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lope...

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Never Say These 7 Things to a Woman Who Goes Back to Sc...

Your friend has decided to go back to school. Whether she enrolled in college, entered a degree-...

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It's Time to Stop Pitting Women Against Each Other

I want to make one thing perfectly clear up top — I LOVE women. Starting with when I was a lit...

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5 Things Not to Say to Your Friend Starting a New Business

Starting a business during a pandemic requires courage, creativity, a willingness to learn new t...

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The Pain of Being Ghosted by a Very Good Friend

I have fallen out of touch with friends before. Most of them, in retrospect, have felt inconsequ...

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The Beauty of Lifelong Friendships

The first thing I remember about Rachel was the back of her head. She was sitting in front of me...

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Why My Female Friends Are the Loves of My Life

Movies, TV shows, and novels condition us to think there is only one person out there capable of...

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Recharge Your Girl Power This Galentine's Day

As the one-year quarantine-versary approaches, many of us are mentally fried. Add to that the pr...

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Female Friendship, from Bartending to Babies

Some friendships are so meaningful, so special, they transcend the usual descriptions and attach...

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These Are the Books About Female Friendship You Need To...

Having and fostering our female friendships is beyond important — so much so that it's literall...

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Galentine's Day

What was once a celebratory day on a fictional TV sitcom has emerged, like Festivus before it, a...

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Reasons Why I Love Attending Virtual Birthday Parties

When everybody in my family celebrated birthdays on video calls way back in March and April, lit...

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You Can Send a Treat to Anyone in the World Using This App

With new social distancing regulations and safety precautions in place in 2020, it was important...

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How I’m Planning a Bachelorette Party Amidst COVID-19

Due to life being life, I hadn’t seen my college best friend in two years. When she surprised...

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Ideas for Supporting Our Black, POC, and Indigenous Fri...

As many of us have struggled to understand where this came from, and why now of all times is this...

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Gift Giving as the New Social-Distance Love Language

Every week, I excitedly don a pair of headphones and greet my friends for another thrilling sess...

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Finding My Tribe: A Female Friendship Story

Female friendships can be challenging. We have all been there; finding your female tribe isn't a...

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How to Say No to Your Friend in Multi-Level Marketing

During times of economic downturn, it is common for women to turn to multilevel marketing (MLM)...

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How a Cheap, Goofy Gift Idea Helped Me Reconnect with M...

During COVID-19, missing my friends and family...

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Women Supporting Women: The Power of Friendship

Growing up with two older sisters, I had the great opportunity to form a deep bond with women ri...

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Pairing Up Seniors as Pandemic Buddies

Covid-19 has forced some people to find companionship outside of their family circle. I am one o...

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My Evolving Female Friendships

I’ve seen a lot of my friendships end throughout my life. These friendships didn’t end becau...

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Celebrating a Social-Distanced Birthday

Birthdays are special. They’re a chance to reflect on the last year, plan for the next, and, o...

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Quarantine Has Brought Me Even Closer to My Friends

Who would’ve thought that social distancing would bring me even closer to my friends? I may no...

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People Help People Without Fixing Their Problems

What to say: "I can hear you struggling with this" "That sounds difficult for you" "How have you...

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How Nightly Video Chats Have Helped My Anxiety

These are times like no other. Sleepless nights thinking about what the world is enduring can ta...

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Sisterhood Through Space and Time

Kaitlin was my “rush crush,” an affectionate term sororities use to label potential sisters...

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Coping with the Death of a Friend

I’ll never forget that dreary fall day. Gray faces mirrored the dark sky as the news made its w...

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My Friend Helped Me Move to Colorado

In April of last year, I was preparing to move to Colorado. I was heartbroken and so depressed t...

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How Videos Are Helping Us Make International Connections

My husband and I live in New England, but his whole side of the family resides across Canada. No...

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Getting the Girls Back Together

I have a group of girlfriends from college that are my ride-or-dies. We were together constantly...

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How Intentionality Is Strengthening Relationships in Qu...

On an early morning walk — while social-distancing measures and stay-at-home orders were in ef...

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How to Make a Long Distance Relationship Work

The man you have been staying up late wishing for finally comes into your life in the most unexpe...

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Here's What to Practice to Be More Resilient

From the time we are children, most of us are taught not to trust our “human radar system.”

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