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On Talking to My Kids about Marijuana

Reaching Out to Our Kids About Marijuana Before Their Teenage Years Helps the Conversation Remain Judgment-Free and Factual By Megan M. Seckman  The signs are obvious. All of a sudden, your little cherub turns into some type of demi-varmint. Ravenous and racoon-eyed, they devour everything in the refrigerator. They rifle through the cabinets in search of some gluttonous, odd concoction like peanut butter, banana and potato chip sandwiches.   Or the opposite happens: they become quiet as a church mouse, their spine furls into a parenthesis in an attempt to hide in plain sight. Hobbies and the bric-a-brac [...]

By |2022-02-07T13:43:10-05:00February 7, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Health & Wellness|

Let’s Talk About Sex: Not in the Mood? It May Not Be What You Think

If the most romantic month is leaving you cold, resident sex therapist Coralie McEachron has some surprising sexual turn-ons and turn-offs that may help rev up your love life. By Coralie McEachron With the month of love can come increased expectations for romance, sex, and amorous moments. However, for many women, this pressure may feel paradoxical, particularly if they’re struggling with having any desire for sex at all. For those of you wondering, "What’s wrong with me? Why is having sex the last thing I feel like doing?,” there are some new and surprising answers. [...]

By |2022-01-25T17:55:55-05:00February 7, 2022|Health & Wellness|

Shades of Love

  CHECK OUT THE VIDEO: Take a behind the scenes peek at our couples photo shoot and hear their advice on lasting love! 6 Interracial Couples on Race, Relationships and Reality Styled and written by Christine Fellingham  |  Photos by Kylene White  |  Hair & Makeup by Autumn Sharp There is a saying that “Love is blind.” The couples in this story prove that it’s anything but. As their interviews reveal, falling in love and staying in love with someone of a different race is less about not seeing the color of their skin and [...]

By |2022-02-05T10:34:33-05:00February 4, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Digital Exclusives, Life & Style|

Dinner for 2

Four charming places you and your love can go for great food and an unforgettable night. By Lennie Omalza  |  Photos by Kylene White and Heather Florance Whether you’re looking for a first-date spot or a place to celebrate a milestone anniversary, we’ve got you covered. Louisville has a plethora of restaurants to choose from, and here are a few of our faves. Amazing ambiance, exquisite entrees, decadent desserts, and chic cocktails will help ignite a new spark or keep your current romantic vibes flowing. Top off your meal with the Black Manhattan cocktail at [...]

By |2022-02-04T18:18:42-05:00February 4, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Life & Style|

Tour Her Neighborhood: Borden, Indiana

Summer Crawford takes a stroll through town and stops at her favorite coffee shop in Borden, Indiana. Summer Crawford, owner of Summer Crawford Design, welcomes the peacefulness and low-key atmosphere she has found in the small town of Borden, Indiana. By Carrie Vittitoe  |  Photos by Kylene White Why did you choose Borden as your home base? It’s a very country-like setting. I really like how quaint and quiet it is. The sunsets out here are just beautiful. There are only 936 people in Borden, Indiana. You get that small town feel. We [...]

By |2022-02-04T18:15:27-05:00February 4, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Home & Garden|

New TV Series Follows Local Animal Doctor

Check out Pop Goes the Vet with Dr. Joya on Nat Geo WILD Saturdays at 10pm or Streaming on Disney+ By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider  |  Photo Submitted January 1 of this year brought the debut of the reality series Pop Goes the Vet with Dr. Joya, starring veterinary dermatologist Dr. Joya Griffin. Available on Nat Geo WILD network and streaming on Disney+, the eight episode first season was filmed last spring at the Louisville branch of the Animal Dermatology Clinic, and follows Joya and her team as they treat dermatology patients with all kinds of [...]

By |2022-02-03T11:25:44-05:00February 4, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Money & Career|
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