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Mommy's Super Bowl

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What's that? You want to watch Pokémon? So sorry, my sweet Liebchen. It's awards season, and I've got a haute date with Jay Manuel and a glass of wine. Just think of it as Mommy's Super Bowl.


The Skinnygirl's Super Bowl

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This Sunday, stop drool-gazing and start grazing! Real Housewife of New York and Skinnygirl Bethenny Frankel shares her fave Super Bowl recipes and tips. And you can enter to win five Skinnygirl Dish margarita/book packages!


The Best Way to Bundle 'Em Up

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Every so often, even the warmest spots in the U.S. get blasted with frigid temps. But just because it's fuh-reezing out doesn't mean your kids have to make like bears and settle in 'til spring -- or even the next thaw.


No More Middle Class: One in Three Working Families Are Struggling

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A recent Huffington Post article describes one in three working American families as "employed but struggling." How has the past year been for you?


The Holiday Birthday Bummer

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Between absent playmates and those "combo" gifts, kids with holiday-season birthdays can get all bah-humbug. Expert Devra Renner and some wily moms share tips on how to make these birthday bummers all better.


'Teen Mom' Amber 'Shows Commitment' with Tat of Daughter

"Teen Mom" Amber Portwood got a full-torso tattoo portrait of her 2-year-old daughter, Leah, "as a way to show her commitment," reports Lots of parents -- myself included -- get tattoos in honor of their kids. Do you have any?


Xtina Too X-Rated for 'The X Factor'?

Christina Aguilera

With a starring vehicle like "Burlesque" to promote, Christina Aguilera's had to go back to getting a little dirty. But viewers of the U.K. show "The X Factor" found her performance so provocative that they felt compelled to lodge over 1,000 complaints. Hello? Hasn't anyone ever heard of MADONNA?!


Gisele Launches 'Gisele and the Green Team'

Gisele and The Green Team

Gisele sure is out to put the "super" in "supermodel!" She has joined forces with AOL to launch "Gisele and the Green Team," a Web series designed to encourage young girls to do what they can to protect the planet. The series features eco-friendly games and tips on how a girl can best go green. Will you encourage your kids to check it out?