“Anyone in the public eye, we have all the help we could ever need to be able to shed everything,” celebrity model, Chrissy Teigen, said in a recent interview with Today. "But nobody should feel like that's normal, or like that's realistic.”

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"I recently had a friend ask me how I had any time to read, and I told her it’s amazing how much time we waste on doing nothing when we really think about it," wrote Jaime Wyant. Here are a few tips you can incorporate in your life to get some “me time” back."

"Sadly, my innate opposition has never stopped my children from asking (for a pet), and over the last year or so, I’ve started to dabble with the idea that maybe our family is ready for a pet. More specifically, a dog," writes Amanda Smith. "The more I think about it though, the more I’m reminded — usually by my boyfriend, Tony — of all the reasons I don’t really want one."

My oldest son is getting married next week. I’m pretty sure something is off with the numbers — like some sort of mathematical, time/space continuum thing gone awry — because I’m definitely too young for the “mother of the groom” title.

“At 35, everything changes. It’s like a switch. Your body’s done being young. It’s all downhill from there.” This bit of enlightening news was delivered by Jenni DeWitt's older, wiser 38-year-old friend last November – right before her 35th birthday. "She didn’t elaborate, and I was left to my own, horrible imaginings," Jenni said.

The Midwest is supposed to be lousy with snow during the winter, but where I live has had a newsworthy weather season these past few months. For the longest time in recorded history, the city of Chicago has had NO SNOW. Eighty five straight days without so much as an inch of the white stuff falling," wrote Molly Cavanaugh. "And the worst part is, it’s all my fault. I’m the reason we didn’t get any snow this year."

Dear Sassy Housewife: I have a 5-month-old baby. I haven't had a night out with friends in forever. Most of my friends aren't moms, so they like to hit up happy hour after work. I'd love to join, but I'm not sure if taking my baby to the bar is frowned upon or not. 

"There is trouble afoot at my house. Kate, the 21-month-old, has started to think outside of the box. It sounds great, I know. But it is not great. It is the opposite of great. The box is good. The box is important. The box is a delightful receptacle that keeps things in their proper place."

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