Chinese city plans to fine unmarried mothers. In the United States, having a child out of wedlock hardly carries the stigma it once did. If a single woman has an unplanned pregnancy, she is more likely to consider keeping the baby and does not feel the need to hide her pregnancy. We also are seeing … Continue reading Chinese City Seeks to Fine Unwed Mothers
Sweden's Real Size Mannequins Go Viral | Living on GOOD. Last week, a retail store in Sweden debuted mannequins that look more like the average woman--which by the way is a size 14. Society has us believing the average woman is closer to a size two or even zero. If more realistic mannequins become more … Continue reading Sweden’s Real Size Mannequins
Think Your Home’s Small? Look At Hong Kong’s Illegal Microapartments Have you ever complained about the size of your house or apartment? Wished you had a bigger closet? Imagine eating, sleeping, entertaining, and doing everything else in one room -- and not just a normal-sized room-- but a room about the size of a closet … Continue reading Extreme Downsizing
I recently saw the movie, "Side Effects," which I was really excited to see. I thoroughly enjoy thriller and suspense movies with twists. Anyway, while "Side Effects" is only a movie, it sheds a spotlight on a growing issue of the side effects of some prescription medications. I don't want to spoil the movie if … Continue reading The Reality of Side Effects
Article Source: Stacey Campfield, Tennessee GOP Lawmaker, Wants To Tie Welfare Benefits To Children's Grades There always seems to be a lot of scrutiny surrounding welfare benefits. Lately in the news there has been discussion about limiting what individuals can buy with their food stamps, i.e. soda, sugary snacks, etc., and even more recently, discussion … Continue reading Welfare Benefits Tied to Children’s Grades?