Fast Company. "I live in a city and a state and a country where I support my elected representatives,” Clinton, who resides in New York, told the magazine after being asked about her political future. “If at some point that weren't the case, and I didn't support my mayor or my city councilwoman or my congresswoman or either of my senators — and I'm lucky to live in a state where I have lots of women representing me, you know — maybe then I'd have to ask and answer the question for myself, and come to a different answer." Chelsea has hinted at a political run before, telling Buzzfeed in March, “I don’t know” when asked whether she would consider such a move. In light of ongoing speculation that her mother Hillary Clinton will also run for president in 2016, could a Clinton-Clinton ticket be inExciting! Will Chelsea Clinton be following in her parents' poltical footsteps? The 34-year-old recently admitted that she wouldn’t rule out running for office, according to an interview with Read More »from 8 Awesome Facts About Chelsea Clinton
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Florida school board member is proposing a dress code for parents in order to set a good example for students.If you’re a busy parent who brings your child to school each morning, you probably don't give much thought to what you throw on before heading out the door. But if your kid goes to school in Florida, you might soon have to ditch those yoga pants and starting dressing up for the drop-off. One Read More »from Should Schools Introduce Dress Codes for Parents?
According to a story published recently in the Sun Sentinel, Broward County Public Schools board member Rosalind Osgood broached the topic during a recent school board meeting, citing as an example fathers who pick their children up wearing saggy pants at Boyd Anderson High School in her district. (She notes that students at that school are banned from wearing saggy pants.) “I’m not trying to instill a strict dress code,” Osgood, a mother of three, tells Yahoo Shine. “This is about basic presentation — many parents pick their children up wearing curlers in their hair, sweatpants that fall
- Elise Solé, Shine Staff | Healthy Living – Mon, Apr 14, 2014 6:21 PM EDT
The View” co-host Jenny McCarthy is under attack again — not for her infamous anti-vaccination stance, but her apparent lack thereof. In a Chicago Sun-Times op-ed titled “The Gray Area on Vaccines” published Saturday, the 41-year-old television personality claimed she is not “anti-vaccine,” despite practically becoming the celebrity face of the cause.“
More on Yahoo Shine: Celebrities and the Vaccinaction DebateRead More »from Jenny McCarthy Clarifies Vaccine Stance. Too Little, Too Late?
“I am not ‘anti-vaccine,’ writes McCarthy. “This is not a change in my stance nor is it a new position that I have recently adopted. For years, I have repeatedly stated that I am, in fact, 'pro-vaccine' and for years I have been wrongly branded as ‘anti-vaccine.’ What happened to critical thinking? What happened to asking questions because every child is different? I believe in the importance of a vaccine program and I believe parents have the right to choose one poke per visit. I’ve never told anyone to not vaccinate.”
teen skin and haircare products he's created to combat gender stereotypes will be hitting stores in June.Sick of cutesy pink products being the only option for his teenage daughter, one father decided to do something about it. Now, the line of Read More »from Awesome Dad Launches Unisex Teen Beauty Line
One day, a few years ago, while buying deodorant for his two children (a now-14-year-old daughter and a now-11-year-old son) Sam Farmer, then a stay-at-home dad, noticed something odd on the store shelves. “Looking at the rows of deodorant, I noticed that the girls' section was filled with brands labeled 'Tease' and 'Play It Sexy' — there was even a Playboy line,” Farmer, who lives in Britain, tells Yahoo Shine. “For the boys, all I saw were brands that read, 'Control' and 'Attract.'”
However, it wasn't until Farmer’s daughter mentioned that she couldn't relate to the names and phrases on her beauty products that he began brainstorming. “When you become a dad, you become more passionate about certain things and I wanted my daughter to learn that
- Elise Solé, Shine Staff | The Good News – Fri, Apr 11, 2014 6:25 PM EDT
Boston Marathon bombings took place last April, Lori Tosches felt helpless. The 50-year-old Boston native, who had grown up cheering on the runners from the starting line as a child and continued the tradition with her husband and three children, wanted to help the victims and their families in some way, but she didn’t know how.After the deadly Read More »from Boston Strong Ducks Pay It Forward Around the World
“I was glued to the television, in particular the coverage about an 8-year-old boy named Martin Richard who had died at the finish line,” Tosches tells Yahoo Shine. “After seeing his photo, I couldn’t get him off my mind. He’s what really motivated me to help out.”
Tosches remembered that back in January 2013, just a month after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the police department had decorated the campus with 500 rubber ducks to cheer up the children and welcome them back to classes.
“Since ducks already had a positive association, I thought, ‘Let’s do something with a duck,’” she says. So, Tosches created a Facebook page
bride-to-be Kelly Cays’s gown was stolen from her car one evening, she was crushed — until a total stranger replaced it.Almost as difficult as the hunt for the perfect guy is the hunt for the perfect wedding dress. So when
“I was so happy when I found my dress because it looked like the one my grandmother wore at her own wedding,” Cays, 22, tells Yahoo Shine. Her grandmother recently passed away, but before she did, she accompanied Cays when she went wedding dress shopping, so the $1,800 strapless beaded lace gown has even greater sentimental meaning.
One evening in March, Cays, who works as a co-manager of a shoe store in Colorado Springs, Colorado, picked up her dress from the bridal shop, went grocery shopping, and came home around 9 p.m. She parked her Jeep inside her apartment complex and debated carrying the dress upstairs, but because she was bringing it to her mother’s house the following day and didn't want her fiancé to see it, she left it in the car.Read More »from Wedding Dress Fairy Replaces Woman's Stolen Gown
as host of "The Late Show" is not just happy-sad news for their respective fans, but also a missed opportunity to usher in some female-friendly talent. Stephen Colbert replacing Dave LettermanRead More »from Why It's Time for a Female Late-Night Host
White male comedians, most notably Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Carson Daly, and Craig Feguson currently dominate the late-night scene, and dudes have dominated the late-night scene so for decades. Currently, the only woman in the hot seat is Chelsea Handler, host of E!’s “Chelsea’s Lately,” who, most recently, was rumored to replace Ferguson on CBS’s “The Late Late Show” if he had taken Letterman's seat.
While Colbert taking Letterman’s spot is big news, the excitment surrounding his replacement was even bigger — before Colbert was announced, the Internet was buzzing with possible female replacements, including Amy Schumer, star of the Comedy Central series “Inside Amy Schumer,” "SNL" alums Maya Rudolph, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, and Emmy-award winning comedy writer Wanda Sykes — women
- Elise Solé, Shine Staff | Fashion – Thu, Apr 10, 2014 12:41 PM EDT
It's the ultimate fashion fail.
Supermodel Heidi Klum is in hot water after posting a Native American-themed photo shoot from her television series "Germany’s Next Topmodel" to her Facebook page. Many say the pictures promote stereotypes and are culturally insensitive.
Klum has remained silent on the topic, but on Thursday, Christoph Korfer, a rep from ProSieben, the German TV station that airs the show, told Yahoo Shine, “We have nothing but the utmost esteem for the Native American culture and are so sorry if our shoot was offensive to anyone. By no means was our intention to insult Native Americans or in any way demean their heritage. We sincerely apologize."Read More »from The Problem With Heidi Klum's Native American Photo Shoot
The shoot, which can still be seen on Klum’s Facebook page, began circulating on Wednesday after media outlets picked it up. It features her models wearing headdresses, face paint, antlers, and feathers, and most of the nearly 600 comments are negative. “This is a joke, right?” wrote one Facebook user. “How disappointing.
- Elise Solé, Shine Staff | Love + Sex – Tue, Apr 8, 2014 1:20 PM EDT
Christa M. Clark, 38, could keep her ring, in a lawsuit filed by her ex-fiancé Louis J. Billittier Jr., 55, to reclaim it.Almost as awkward as a broken engagement is deciding what to do with the ring. For one jilted fiancée, the decision to keep her $53,000 white-gold, 2.97-carat ring was made in court. Late last week, New York State Supreme Court Justice Russell P. Buscaglia ruled that Read More »from Man Dumps Fiancée Via Text, She Keeps $53K Engagement Ring
On July 1, 2012, only three months before their wedding, Clark, a nail technician from upstate New York, received a shocking text message from Billittier, co-owner of Chef’s Restaurant and her fiancé of three years, according to a story published by the Buffalo News. He informed her that their relationship was over. “You’re doing this through a text message????” she replied. Billittier promised to reimburse Clark for money she had spent on wedding preparations. He then added, “Plus you get a $50,000 parting ring. Enough for a down payment on a house.”
A few weeks later, angry that Clark was still in
- Elise Solé, Shine Staff | Healthy Living – Mon, Apr 7, 2014 12:12 PM EDT
Being a parent of an obese child is worrisome enough, but it’s expensive, too. Over a lifetime, the medical costs for someone who was obese as a child amounts to $19,000 compared with $12,900 per person for someone who was of normal weight as a kid, according to a new study published on Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
According to the research, nearly one-fifth of children ages 6 to 19 are obese — defined by the Centers for Disease Control as a BMI at or above the 95th percentile for children of the same age and sex. And the effects of obesity continue into adulthood. The study also noted that more than three-quarters of obese teens remain that way as adults and two-thirds of normal-weight children eventually become obese.
What could possibly account for the $19,000 in medical bills? For one thing, obese kids are more likely to visit the doctor. Yahoo Shine could not reach the study authors for comment, but, according to the CDC, obesity causes all sorts of health problems rangingRead More »from Obese Kids Are Expensive, Costing $19K in Lifetime Medical Bills