Social media has brought attention to an issue more women are turning to plastic surgery to remedy: Ugly hands in engagement ring selfies.
A month ago, I was at wit's end.
Wondering if your crush is in a relationship?
Thirty-seven percent of households "headed by an adult younger than 40" now have student debt, according to a study by the Pew Research Center.
Nothing derails exercise plans much more than getting sick. One second, you are looking forward to going to your fitness class or going for that long run, and the next, you find yourself barely having the energy to get out of bed.
Not having a job isn't the only way to get thrust into poverty.
Technology in the world is quickly advancing into better, faster means of "connecting" to just about anything you could possible want or need. Though this means greater accessibility for many good things, the opposite is also true. There are many downfalls of excessive or inappropriate use of technology. Know the difference and choose wisely. Randall Ridd, a leader over a worldwide youth organization stated, "Your choices determine whether technology will empower you or enslave you."
Several years ago, my husband's family was having a lively discussion about everyone's quirks. When it was my turn to be discussed, I felt a little nervous; I didn't want any of my major flaws brought to light in front of my in-laws. Imagine my delight when my biggest quirk turned out to be my amazing penchant for organization. I realize, however, that not everyone shares my talent. Adopt some of these life hacks and you'll find yourself on top of your game.
Stacy Keyte had just re-enlisted in the National Guard in 2004 when she got pregnant with her son, Caleb. He was a year old when she got a call at her job at a local bank. She was being deployed to Iraq.
Mothers who have at least some college education are better equipped to help their children achieve their life goals. Jenet Jacob Erickson, a university teacher, told of her summer experience in a mountain village in Guatemala teaching health and sanitation to schoolchildren. It didn't take her long to realize the real need. She said, "To improve the health and wellbeing of a community, the education of children is helpful. But the education of mothers - those who inculcate values and practices into the hearts and minds of the next generation-is vital."
If you've ever had children who were such picky eaters that you've been ready to throw up your hands and quit feeding them, read on.
After a lengthy and well-orchestrated campaign by my two young sons, I finally purchased a basketball standard for the driveway. It's the typical rolling model with height adjustment for the rim and a large base to fill with water or sand.
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Who couldn't use more money? None of us likes to admit that we're wasting money, but it's easy to overlook ways to save money on everyday purchases. Whether you're looking for ways to jumpstart your new frugal lifestyle or you're a veteran cheap skate looking for even more ways to save some cash, check out these ten ways to start saving money today.
It's the time of year to celebrate the accomplishments of those students who have finished their studies and are graduating.
A recent United Nations World Urbanization Prospects Report shows that more than half of the world's population lives in urban areas. The accompanying infographic shows how the proportions have changed since 1950 and will continue to change by 2050.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.
Some women make the choice to be a stay-at-home mother, to work or to do both.
My dad has run more marathons than I or he can count. A significant portion of my childhood was spent at one marathon finish line or another. While I'm nowhere near the runner he is, I have dabbled in this tortuous pastime myself and discovered a few things about my dad that make more sense to me taking the runner's eye view.
There is one piece of marriage advice that can clear up numerous marital problems: communicate. While communication is crucial for the success of any marriage, it can be a lot easier said than done, especially if one partner does not have any desire to sit down and talk.
When Cheryl Cobb's daughter Mary was a teenager, she started simply refusing to go to school or church. Family friends advised Cobb to force Mary to do what was expected, saying that the young woman was being defiant. It didn't work out well.
This year commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner, written on the night of Sept. 13, 1814, by Francis Scott Key. The accompanying infographic shows some key facts about the development of the poem that has become a key part of American culture.
In the wake of numerous school shootings, "viral humiliation" and teen suicide, one dad has decided to launch his family on a social experiment he hopes will serve them - and society - well.
No one said growing up is easy, but here are four movies that just might inspire kids and make the struggle a little easier. Adults might even learn something too.
Girls in grades second through fifth will have the opportunity to participate in one of the Effingham County High School softball team's home games this year as the bat girl. The bat girl will sit in the dugout with the Lady Rebel softball team and will assist in getting bats and chasing foul balls.
Editor's note: For fans of the British period drama "Downton Abbey," the fifth season can't come too soon. In the meantime, this is one of a half a dozen books - both novels and nonfiction - that have crossed our desks that have an upstairs/downstairs drama, are set in a similar era or may be of interest to fans of the historical series.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunting alligators may be an experience unlike any other adventure. To participate, however, you need to get your online quota application in before midnight July 31.
NEW ORLEANS - The one word that was thrown around all day was "unknown."
A former Effingham County Jail officer has been arrested for improper contact with an inmate following a six-month-long probe conducted by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division.
TIFTON - Austin Dixon of Rincon and Leslie Lamb of Guyton have been awarded scholarships from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year.