Fun
Bet you weren't expecting COTW. Also, tell me what your favorite book is!
Relationships
I’ve come up with a few tips for people who, like me, are religious/spiritual and would prefer to not make their non-religious/spiritual friends, family, and neighbors feel super awkward.
DIY
I'm grown, it's summertime, and sometimes you have to sit around in airy garments and eat cold treats so you don't melt into a puddle. No apologies and no shame.
Jane's Stuff
DIY
Making your own jewelry with nail polish and findings is super duper simple.
Healthy
By the time things were bad enough to pipsqueak, “Mom, I think something is wrong with me, I think I need to see a doctor,” things were very bad indeed.
Issues
In addition to the whole “One of our teams is named for a racial slur” thing, the NFL has a culture of sexism bordering on misogyny.
Denise Clay in

Jul 26, 2014 at 10:00am | 42 comments

Beauty
Jane's Stuff
Let's all try the exercise of writing something here without worrying how it will be received. It's a judgment-free zone, after all!
Jane in

Jul 25, 2014 at 6:00pm | 691 comments

Clothes
Are you ready to show me your outfits? Because I'm ready to see 'em.
Issues
Want to talk about why you don't use contraceptives? Great. But don't make it into a value judgement on those who do.
Beauty
Climbing out from under the crushing weight of all those rules about short hair is one of the most freeing things I’ve ever done, and I want other women to do it, too.
Issues
I have to go through a “coming out” moment in every new relationship to explain my ethnicity.
It Happened To Me
My entire life, I’ve been taught to be ashamed of my body. Well, I’m not.
Sex, Sex, Sex ... and Love
Here, seven manageable steps you can take to help preserve some semblance of your sexuality while trying to manage your depression.
Healthy
The only reason you should comment on other people's food is if they are royalty and you have been employed as their personal poison-taster.
Kate Conway in

Jul 25, 2014 at 12:30pm | 257 comments

Beauty
Even though her freckles are adorable, she's already insecure about them. But I can't blame her -- I was exactly the same.
It Happened To Me
Entertainment
I wish I knew the thought process that went into these posters, but they’re a special kind of baffling.
Issues
DIY
Gardening really comes down to two things. Know your plants, and know where they’ll grow.
Caroline Selle in

Jul 24, 2014 at 6:00pm | 26 comments

Healthy
If you were to saw off the top of my head, blow off the dust, sop up the blood and gore and somehow stop me from screaming, you’d find a young girl waving up at you with messy hair and chapped lips, just desperate to be liked.
Rebecca in

Jul 24, 2014 at 5:00pm | 26 comments

Beauty
It Happened To Me
Issues
I told him no. I would not hide from my own body. I would not wear outfits to make my body more “tolerable.”
Issues
For me, anti-feminism was a phase in a process of political awakening.