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My Story: Mom At 15

June 16, 2016 by

By Amy Lappos - "Call me when your toes curl from the pain," the doctor had told me. I was doubled over. Time to call. It was coming. I was 15 and about to have my first child. Although I could sense a change within me as she grew in my belly, it wasn't until the moment I held her that my world ended and our world began; as if I too had been squeezed through a place of femininity into a bright, new, ... [Read More]


Woman Starts Kindness Revolution In Response To Orlando Massacre, Implores Others To Help

June 15, 2016 by

"At times like these, people ask 'How do we make sense of this?' I say we don’t. To make sense of it means to understand, to comprehend, to relate somehow and that’s not acceptable to me. So  what DO I believe?" Ciara Gogan took to her Facebook page to answer this question through a profound and powerful piece, in ... [Read More]

Lori Mae Hernandez: 13-Year-Old Comedian Drops Mic With Trump Joke, Gets Standing O

Lori Mae Hernandez: 13-Year-Old Comedian Drops Mic With Trump Joke, Gets Standing O

June 15, 2016 by

Meet Lori Mae Hernandez, a 13-year-old stand-up comedian who brought the house down on America's Got Talent last night. The funny girl, who wowed with her unexpected wit and moxie, started doing stand-up 3 years ago after her dad developed Bell's palsy, a form of temporary facial paralysis. ... [Read More]

Pitch, A New Drama Series About The First Woman To Play In Major League Baseball

Pitch, A New Drama Series About The First Woman To Play In Major League Baseball

June 14, 2016 by

Pitch is a new drama series coming to FOX early next year, and by the looks of the trailer, it’s going to be good! The series, which is the first of its kind to collaborate with Major League Baseball, tells the story of the fictional character Ginny Baker (played by Kylie Bunbury), a young pitcher ... [Read More]


12-Year-Old Learns CPR During 911 Call To Save Mom

June 10, 2016 by

By American Heart Association News - Lying on the floor unconscious, choking from food blocking her airway, Kimberly Glen’s life depended on her 12-year-old daughter Kinsey and the woman giving instructions over the phone. The story has a happy ending, but it underscores the importance of CPR and the need to learn it before there’s a crisis. “Kinsey did really well,” says Barbara ... [Read More]


12 Books To Crack (Or Swipe) Open This Summer

June 10, 2016 by

Two weeks ago, we asked WYSK readers to give us their suggestions for which "must read" titles we should have on our 2016 summer reading list. Many rallied and delivered. Here are just 12... all are written by women, some are new releases, some are tried and true, many were recommended over and over again. Which book(s) ... [Read More]


Fix-It Friday: Some Good Herb… How To Keep Fresh Herbs Fresh

How many times have you bought a fresh herb bunch, only to throw it out cause you didn’t use it quickly enough? A wilted slimy bag of green goop, tossed in the garbage - money wasted, and no sage for your favorite lemon-sage chicken dish you just prepped. I swore I’d never kill innocent aromatics again so I came up with a bunch of herbal fixes and a battle cry to forever ... [Read More]

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Google Doodle Honors Phoebe Snetsinger, One Of the World’s Most Prolific Birders

June 9, 2016 by

For most of Phoebe Snetsinger’s life, bird-watching was just a hobby, but when she was diagnosed at the age of 50 with terminal cancer, it became an obsession and her life’s work. Today, Google Doodle honors this passionate woman you should know on the anniversary of her birthday. ... [Read More]