I’m Not Pregnant. It’s Just My Belly

“When are you due?” he asked. “Umm, due for what?” I asked.

Brittany Policastro

Live Through This: The Many Faces And Stories Of Suicide Attempt Survivors

“If we’re going to change the landscape of suicide awareness, we have to remove the stigma.”


The Images That Hypnotized Us Into Writing About Powdered Milk

There have been only four occasions when we covered milk as a topic of interest, but we’ve certainly never had a reason to write about powdered milk. That is until now…

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

Amazing Spider Dress Defends Your Personal Space With Robotic Legs

Amazing Spider Dress Defends Your Personal Space With Robotic Legs

December 29, 2014 by

This video may play like a movie trailer for an upcoming sci-fi thriller, but it’s actually a preview of a piece of super cool, wearable tech from Dutch based fashion-tech designer Anouk Wipprecht. For any woman who has ever felt defenseless after having her personal space invaded (like on a NYC subway), you're going to want one of these. ... [Read More]

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One Man’s Request: A More Supportive World For Women

December 29, 2014 by

By Scott Bryant - Did you ever wake up thinking about something you wish would change dramatically in the world? For the past couple of mornings I’ve had something on my mind involving a subject that has been near and dear to me since my middle school days... supporting women. It's a social cause I’m passionate about. ... [Read More]

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DIY Action Figures: Create Your Own Super Hero

December 29, 2014 by

Why rely on Marvel or DC to create the Super Hero of your dreams? Why hold your breath waiting for the big box toy stores to realize that girls like action figures too? Why ask, "Um... where's Gamora?" when you can simply make her (and way bigger than Hasbro did) with your own two hands? That's right... action figures just became the latest product category to hit the hands-on, customizable world of DIY ... [Read More]

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National Fruitcake Day: 10 Things You Should Know About The Libeled Holiday Loaf

December 26, 2014 by

December 27 (tomorrow) marks National Fruitcake Day, the lesser-known holiday between Christmas and New Year's Eve that celebrates the polarizing Yuletide loaf. Typically made with chopped candied fruit and/or dried fruit, nuts, and spices, often soaked in booze, and known for its brick-like density and heft, ... [Read More]

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Love-Filled Locks: Three 5-Year-Old Girls Donate Their Hair To Kids With Cancer

December 26, 2014 by

"Because it would be a nice thing to do (for) kids that don't have any hair," said Sari. "There's little girls who are sick and they need hair," said Jenna. "I'm excited," said Ava. That's what this trio of 5-year-old girls from Keego Harbor, Michigan told MyFox Detroit about their decision to donate their hair to children with cancer. The girls reportedly ... [Read More]


Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem by Dr. Maya Angelou

December 25, 2014 by

In wishing you all a very Merry Christmas, it has become an annual Women You Should Know tradition to share this very beautiful poem that was composed by a woman most already know, the late author and poet, Dr. Maya Angelou. Her deeply moving words bear even more significance in the wake of her death this past May, and at a time when our country and the world are in desperate need of peace. ... [Read More]

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6 Christmas Quotes To Make You Feel Merry & Bright By Women You Probably Know

December 24, 2014 by

A dash of inspiration mixed with a splash of humor, and a pinch of honesty, makes one heck of a WYSKy Christmas cocktail that's sure to make you feel merry & bright. So raise your glasses to 6 women you probably know as we toast their wise and witty thoughts on the season. ... [Read More]

“Girls Don’t Like Toys?” President Takes Annual Toys For Tots Sort Event From Stereotypical To Awesome

“Girls Don’t Like Toys?” President Takes Annual Toys For Tots Sort Event From Stereotypical To Awesome

December 24, 2014 by

Earlier in December, President Obama joined the First Lady in delivering about 1,000 toys from the President's staff to the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots campaign, an annual holiday toy drive. Declaring himself the "Big Elf," the President's job was to sort the toys into girls and boys bins. The first toy he picked up was a basketball, ... [Read More]