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The One Thing Carrie Underwood Wishes She Could Tell Her Younger Self is Something We All Need to Hear

In all likelihood, Carrie Underwood doesn't know all of the secrets to lifelong happiness, but she sure has a few things figured out. She's coming off one of the biggest years of her career, her husband Mike Fisher just had one of the biggest years in his career, she has a healthy toddler at home and her athletic line, CALIA by Carrie is growing exponentially.

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10 Questions You Should Ask Before Picking a Name for your Baby


Naming a child isn't as easy as it sounds. On the one hand, you may want your kid's name to be unique, but then if you make it too unique you'll get all sorts of comments from friends and family members who don't understand that you weren't actually asking for input when you told them what you planned on naming your baby. Even so, naming a child is a big deal because it will be his or her name for the rest of his/her life. It's worth it to really think through this decision and ask yourself a few simple questions before you finally settle on a name.

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7 Ways Couples Can Improve Their Communication with One Another

Communication is so much more than what you say to someone. It's how you say it-- your tone and demeanor, and it's all the things you leave unsaid and so much more. If you want to have a healthy romantic relationship, learning to communicate with your boyfriend/girlfriend or spouse is vital. Couples can easily improve their communication by following these simple rules.

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20 Horrible Things People Have Actually Said to Pregnant Women

Have you heard of the saying, "If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all?" Well, apparently some people haven't. I've been pregnant three times and have yet to go through an entire pregnancy without a comment like, "Are you sure it's not twins?" or "You look like you're about to pop!" For some reason, people seem to lose their filter around pregnant women. I don't know why that is, but I know I'm not alone. I asked some fellow moms to share the worst comments they've received when pregnant, and these are just a few of the horribly, awful responses that we received.

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26 Items on the Ultimate Camping Checklist

Summer is the absolute perfect time to go camping. But one of the least exciting parts of camping is packing for your trip. You need to pack gear for cooking, sleeping, hiking, shelter, food storage, safety, survival, exploration, and/or just relaxing. Here are the absolute basic necessities, adaptable for beginners and experienced campers alike that can help you plan for your time in the wilderness.

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The Ron Swanson Code, Advice Worth Living By

Here are a set of principles that Ron Swanson lived by. They are simple ways to be both a good citizen and an enjoyable person to be around. Glean what you can from them.

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4 Ways to Pick the Perfect GIF Every Time

Allow me to be absurd for just a moment. There is an art to texting. Distilling all of your emotion and expectations abbreviated versions of well known words requires a deft hand and sharp mind. Some cannot handle the pressure and turn to emoji's to give generic feeling to their words. Others stumble through simple sentences like a drunk kindergartner, randomly capitalizing and misspelling words at random in a vain effort to be "cute." Cuteness takes work! Feeling requires thought! My friends, we all deserve a higher class of text message. One with emotion, candor, humor, grace, and blunt honesty. We deserve, nay, need GIFs.

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5 Reasons I Still Ask My Dad for Advice (Even Though I'm an Adult)

Despite what I'd like to think about myself, I'm in my thirties, and it's safe to say I'm an official adult. I always thought that once I hit adulthood, I'd have life figured out, but in some ways it's quite the opposite. The older I've gotten, the more I realize that I don't know everything, and the more willing I am to seek advice from those I love, especially my dad. There are a lot of reasons I look to him for advice, but here are just a few.

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14 Key Rules to Being a Modern Gentleman

There was a time when qualifying as a gentleman came down to little more than having right schooling and a good, firm handshake. But in today's complex world of social media, hi-tech gadgetry and endlessly fluctuating trends, the modern man can be somewhat bewildered about what standards of gentleman behavior are required.

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