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Not buying a home was my smartest financial move

Heather Long, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 11:57am

Theresa King of Illinois knows lots of young people who dream of owning their own home. It's ingrained in the American psyche, like turkey on Thanksgiving.

Stop dreading family parties

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 7:35am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives the tools you need to get a more positive mindset before your family holiday gatherings.

Woman loses 200 pounds to pursue the 'heart of a warrior'

Ana Johnson, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 8:32pm

Sitting on a plane and not being able to buckle her seat belt — that was the moment Joanna Pearson decided she would do whatever it took to lose weight.

Talking to your teen about makeup

Alicia Walters, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 7:29pm

Have a daughter who thinks she's ready to wear makeup, but you don't want to send her to school looking like an eye shadow palette exploded on her face? Consider these 5 points as you help her through this fun transition.

Have You Seen This? In-N-Out menu hacks

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 2:28pm

For those who love In-N-Out, thanks to this video, it just got a lot better.

How to avoid dangerous relationships

Tamara Neal, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 8:35pm

As an emergency communication technician, for Baltimore County 911, "hurry up, he has a gun," while simultaneously hearing shots being fired, was a common call. I regularly found myself the only help for victims as they bore the brunt of some of horrific domestic violence.

Kenya named world's most dangerous place to be pregnant

Robyn Kriel, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 8:31pm

About 38 mothers die in childbirth in Mandera County, Kenya for every 1,000 live births, according to the United Nations — two to three women a day.

Coffee could literally be a lifesaver

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 11:24am

Throughout the ages, coffee has been called a virtue and a vice for our health. The latest study comes down in favor of virtue: It says that drinking coffee, whether regular or decaf, could reduce the risk of death.

Things in the world aren't as bad as you think

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 16th - 6:59am

"There are so many serious problems in our community and the world. Watching the news about puts me over the edge." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives some proof that the world isn't going down the drain. She explains how you can have less stress and fear,

Obesity still rising among US adults; women overtake men

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 13th - 8:55pm

Obesity is still rising among American adults, despite more than a decade of public-awareness campaigns and other efforts to get people to watch their weight, and women have now overtaken men in the obese category, new government research shows.

No empty nest: Young women live with parents like it's 1940

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 13th - 7:33pm

The percentage of young women living at home with parents or relatives has risen to its highest level since 1940. More millennial women are putting off marriage and attending college, and they face high living expenses.

Dieters don't have to banish junk food and soda, study suggests

Carina Storrs, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 12th - 8:31pm

People might not have to swear off junk food and soda to lose weight, according to a study.

Joe's Crab Shack tests 'no-tipping' policy

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Nov 12th - 9:01am

Joe's Crab Shack has begun testing a no-tipping policy at 18 of its 130 locations across the U.S. — making it the first major chain to do so.

3 ways to win the battle within

Anastasia Pollock, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 11th - 8:24pm

Have you ever had the experience where you are going about your day, trying to make a decision about something and suddenly it seems as though there is a war raging in your head? Here's how to cope with and resolve your inner conflict.

Norway tops list of most prosperous countries

Maggie Hiufu Wong, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 10th - 8:31pm

Yet again, the Nordic countries have dominated a list of the world's most desirable places to live. But before the rest of us get too jealous, the experts warn that the Nordics shouldn't sit back and relax just yet.

Survey: 8% of shoppers will push adult, child for perfect holiday gift

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Nov 10th - 3:46pm

Would you be willing to go to extreme lengths to get that perfect gift this holiday season?

Equal division of labor at home for working parents? Not exactly

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 9th - 8:10pm

Pew Research Center's latest survey on parents and work-life balance shows while most parents in households where both the mother and father work say there is an equal division of labor when it comes to household chores, disciplining the kids and playing or doing activities with the children, there is still a gender divide.

Moms manipulated into buying their kids unhealthy food, study says

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Nov 9th - 12:16pm

Children are treated to a buffet of television ads for juice drinks, cereals and snacks that feature fun characters and humor. And parents see almost as many commercials for children's food products, but their ads promote nutrition and family togetherness, according to a new study.

Love towards all is the answer

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 9th - 11:51am

"I am upset by my church's policy decision this week to exclude the children of same-sex couples from blessings or baptism until they are 18. I see it as a fear-motivated, unloving decision." Coach Kim shares ideas shifting to a love-focused perspective towards all people, no matter what life throws at you.

Tiny house rentals for your mini vacation

Marnie Hunter, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 9th - 10:31am

They're cute, local, affordable and a true experience.