Jaime Moore is a Texas based lifestyle photographer and a Woman You Should Know. Last month, when her daughter, Emma, turned five she decided she wanted to do something different with her birthday portraits and starting looking around for creative inspiration. What she found was one abundantly recurring theme: young girls dressing up as Disney ... [Read More]
Dennis Storm and Valerio Zeno, hosts of the Dutch TV show Guinea Pigs, wondered if giving birth and all that goes along with it is really as painful as women describe it to be. Is it really the absolute worst pain in the world?
Rather than taking women on their word, they decided to give it a go for themselves, via an electro-simulation of labor pains. So both men had four electrodes strapped to their ... [Read More]
As we head into Mother’s Day weekend, we want to salute ALL of the amazing moms out there, who give tirelessly of themselves, day in and day out, all in the name of the most profound and unconditional kind of love… that between mother and child. While many of the women we profile are mothers, there have been a number of WYSKy moms whose love for their children is particularly extraordinary. These are ... [Read More]
Ali Smith has been a ballet dancer and a recording and touring musician, but it’s in her role as professional photographer that she explores and shares her passion and interest in the value and quality of the lives of women. Just in time for Mother’s Day, her latest book, Momma Love, How the Mother Half Lives, presents an inspiring collection of portraits of women who are living and experiencing the ... [Read More]
This year marks March of Dimes 75th year of improving the health of mothers and babies. In celebration, more than 7 million people in 900 communities across the country will walk in March for Babies events over the course of 2013 to raise awareness and funds to help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies and give babies healthy lives. Among these dedicated 7 million walkers, you will find Woman You Should ... [Read More]
Meet Kelli Tanghe, a proud mother of 3, and her 12 year old daughter Arianna (Ari), who has Cerebral Palsy and Visual Impairment. In September 2012, upon entering Middle School, Ari expressed her desire to "race with mom" and compete in sports just like her athletic older brother and sister have done their whole lives.
Kelli, a Boston qualified marathoner and ultramarathoner, decided that she needed to ... [Read More]
By Lisa C. Paul
December 21, 2012
A few years ago a friend of mine told me that her mom described Christmas as an "Anti-Women Holiday." I was aghast and viewed it as cynical and contrary to the spirit of the season. AND then, as my kids and I grew older, my obligations increased, and time became less, I became honest with myself and admitted: It is all I can do, as a working mom, to juggle the balls I ... [Read More]
Worth The Wait: After trying to have a baby for more than 30 years, a 61 year old Brazilian woman gives birth for the first time to twins. [Read more: NY Daily News]
Milk Maid: A 28 year old mother from Texas breaks the Guinness World Record for "Most Breast Milk Donated" with 11,115 ounces (almost 86.8 gallons) pumped to help feed preemies across the US [Read more: Huff Post]
Baby Machine: A 46 year ... [Read More]