Having 3 or more children has an impact on the brain equivalent to 6.2 years of aging. In comparison, parents with just 2 children are sharper cognitively than those with 3. There’s no doubt that having children brings both stress and joy, and researchers have shed light on how parenthood affects our mental abilities.
Rikkie Valerie Kolle made history on Sunday, July 9th, when she became the first-ever transgender winner of Miss Netherlands. The 22-year-old model now has a good chance to continue breaking barriers if she manages to get crowned Miss Universe 2023.
A$AP Rocky, Rihanna’s renowned rapper and boyfriend, recently delighted fans by sharing precious and rare snapshots of Rihanna. In a loving motherly role with her son RZA, he gave fans a glimpse into their personal life. Let’s delve into the tender moments captured in these images.
Wait, can you hear that? Sounds like someone’s knocking on your door. And you aren’t expecting anyone. Well, maybe that’s just your neighbor come to ask for some garden tools again. You get up to go downstairs, but then you hear the noise of metal scratching in the keyhole. You stop, frozen in fear.Seconds later, you can hear the door clicking. The problem is that you live alone. First, let’s make sure there really is someone in the house. But you should be very quiet in case there’s a burglar. Look outside the house to search for traces. Can you see anything suspicious?Is there an unknown vehicle close to your house? Maybe you can spot some footsteps or broken window? Was the fence gate open? There might also be hints inside the house. But be careful if you’re looking for them: make sure you can’t be seen. Maybe there’re some lights off that are usually on. Or maybe there’s some mud on the floor that wasn’t there before.
A sorrowful mother was at a store, carefully picking flowers to tend to her baby’s grave. While she knelt to arrange the flowers, a stranger approached her, sharing news that would profoundly impact her life. Right there in the store, the stranger revealed that she was expecting a baby, something the grieving mother never thought she would experience again.
In a move that’s got us singing with joy, Demi Lovato has made a sparkling change and switched up her pronouns from the fabulous they/them to the equally fabulous she/her! Demi is all about embracing her true self and letting the rainbow flag fly high. So let’s give a standing ovation to Demi Lovato, the queen of self-expression, as she steps into her own spotlight with a fresh twist on pronouns.
In June 2023, the digital issue of Glamour UK was published and on the cover it featured Logan Brown, a transgender activist and author. Logan spoke about his upbringing and his journey into finding out who he really was. Of course, the moment that made him gain fame was when he found out he was pregnant and announced it on his TikTok account. After going through a whirlwind of emotions, he and his partner came to peace with it and couldn’t wait to meet their new baby.
From her early rise to fame in movies like “The Parent Trap” and “Mean Girls,” Lindsay became a subject of intense media attention, often overshadowing her talent. However, these heartwarming images of her growing belly not only celebrate her impending motherhood but also symbolize her resilience and ability to overcome the challenges of her past.
Have you ever wondered why you seem to have specific quirks, features, or abilities utterly different from your family members? Well, it turns out that some of these traits may have been inherited from only one parent — either your mom or your dad. So, forget about the classic nature vs nurture debate for a moment, and let’s dive into the fascinating world of genetics.
Fathers feel more joy when spending time and interacting with their children. They also tend to experience less stress than mothers when it comes to taking care of their children. It seems that fathers may have a unique way of parenting that enables them to have more fun and enjoyable experiences with their children, which could result in lower overall stress levels.
Meet Patrick, an individual who made headlines for their unique approach to self-expression through cosmetic procedures. Spending a total of £58,000 ($72,719) on Botox, fillers, and surgery to achieve a doll-like appearance, Patrick has become known for their bleach-blonde hair, long lashes, and full lips, often being mistaken for a woman. However, Patrick has made it clear that they don’t identify as female and revealed the true reason why they will not stop getting cosmetic surgery.
On March 14, 2023, Lindsay Lohan made a pregnancy announcement on Instagram. Now, nearly 2 months later, the beloved The Parent Trap and Mean Girls actress flaunted her growing baby bump in a social media post. The heartwarming images perfectly capture the joy of a soon-to-be, first-time mom.
Gender plays a role in the age at which people generally find their life partners, as revealed by research. On average, women tend to discover their partners at the age of 25, while men typically find their soulmates at the age of 28. Nevertheless, statistics don’t dictate the course of our lives, and numerous celebrities from our article found their true love before they even turned 20.
As our society progresses, previously impossible or frowned-upon concepts are now accepted and normalized. However, some people still struggle to accept and reveal certain aspects of their true selves. Fearing judgment from friends, family, or the public, they conceal their true identities. It’s essential to come to terms with one’s identity as it can bring comfort, relief, and love at any age.
In the modern world, many women choose to become mothers later in life. And celebrities are no exception here. Some of them decided to become first-time mothers in their forties or later, and they are so happy to welcome their much-anticipated babies.
The pregnancy glow is real! Ever since she shared the exciting news in October last year, Hillary Swank has been all smiles. The beloved actress, who got pregnant for the first time at the age of 48, gave many women new hope for motherhood after 40. While the star admits she always thought she’d become a mom someday, Hilary waited patiently until everything started to fall into place.
We really didn’t see friendships like Kris Jenner and Jennifer Lawrence coming, but the stories of how they met are even more interesting. From hilarious feuds to sticking up for each other, these celebrities show us the real meaning of camaraderie.
Blake Lively hinted at giving birth to her fourth child 5 months after announcing her pregnancy, causing a stir among her fans and the media. Now fans eagerly await to hear more about the new arrival, and we are here to feed our beloved readers’ interest.
The Indian transgender couple, Paval and Zahad, have gone viral after they shared a photo shoot of their pregnancy on social media some time ago. And it immediately became the talk of the town, with opinions divided and hot debates in the comments. But the happy couple went on with their pregnancy, and recently, they’ve become happy parents to their first baby. Let’s find out how many challenges they had to endure before they heard the first little cries of their beloved newborn.
Blake and Ryan initially bonded as good friends, but it wasn’t until over a year into their friendship that they realized they were meant to be together. Now, with over a decade of their lives spent together and 3 beautiful daughters, they have just welcomed their fourth child into the world. The creative way in which they chose to announce the news has left their followers scrambling to uncover the clues and decipher its meaning.
Even in the 21st century, there is still an uneven appearance of female and male main characters in movies. The statistics show that women accounted for 35% of major characters and men comprised the other 65%. We decided to imagine what our favorite movie heroes would look like as the opposite gender with the help of AI.
Nearly 2 months have passed since Blake Lively’s fourth pregnancy surprise was announced to the public. The adorable couple has always been open in the past about wanting a big family, and now Ryan Reynolds, the father of 4, opens up about what he wants his baby’s gender to be — which also tells us he doesn’t know what the sex of his next baby will be.
Some people are born with a silver spoon in their mouth, and some easily overcome life’s obstacles with the help and support of their nearest and dearest. But some life stories and roads to success start with complete loneliness, struggle, and even rejection. Our featured heroine is a vivid example of how a person can overcome deep pain and loss in their life, and instead of breaking to pieces, they can climb the ladder to stardom.
When it comes to romance, society has many rules that define who we should and should not date. Yet, Susan Sarandon strongly believes that listening to our hearts is much more important than any boundaries set by others. In fact, the Hollywood star, who is turning 76 this year, has always been drawn to younger men, proving that age is just a number and what really matters is how young we feel.
A person’s sexual preference or gender should not be something to be ashamed of. Recognizing and coping with our inner selves are the basic pillars of happiness. The celebs who were brave enough to talk about their sexuality publicly have gone through the path of self-acceptance and become important figures within the LGBTQ+ community, as they’ve championed equality both on and offscreen.
There’s a phenomenon called “pareidolia,” where our mind tricks us into seeing faces in inanimate objects. But that’s not all, as one recent study claims that in those illusory faces we can recognize age, emotion, and gender. Fortunately, the Internet has plenty of fun examples for those who find this ability amusing or have yet to experience it.
Researchers suggest that women are more likely to report physical symptoms such as headaches and upset stomachs due to stress. Also, women are more likely than men to report having a great deal of stress. But let’s see what both genders actually need to be able to handle it.
When you foster a child, you discover a sense of love that knows no bounds. As you foster more children, your heart will keep expanding to embrace this love. Jared Prochnow and his husband, Matthew Foster, are great examples of adoptive parents who’ve already devoted most of their lives to giving kids in need more hope for a better life.
Binge eating disorder (BED) is something that affects 2% of the population worldwide. Most people who suffer from it will go on food binges for a couple of hours at a time without thinking about the consequences. It’s not just about eating as much as possible, but for many who suffer from it, it involves covering up deeper psychological issues. It’s a defense mechanism that can create an array of other problems.
While being something other than straight and cisgender is becoming more and more accepted, coming out can still be a very hard and scary decision to make. Always being in the spotlight, celebrities can also struggle with revealing their true identity to their fans.
Actors in Shakespeare’s day would cross-dress as women in order to play female roles. Nowadays, many actors dress as a different gender to challenge themselves, shake up stereotypes, and stretch the minds of their audience. Though it’s not easy to transform from the feminine to the masculine side or vice versa and nail the role convincingly, these 12 stars were brave enough to do both. In fact, some of them even wound up winning prestigious awards for their efforts.
Humans and chimps are more similar to each other than men and women. This is so...untrue. In fact, men and women can be about 99.7% similar. But, man, that 0.3% makes us quite different and adds some specific features to our lives.
Men usually claim that they don’t understand the opposite gender. Women’s mysterious ways have always been a tough-nut-to-crack, so a couple of ingenious Reddit users have been sharing what they’ve learned from living with a woman. Make sure you get to the last comment, it will surely melt your heart!
Stilettos, a stylish ensemble, and glamorous makeup are not usually things that you would expect to see on a monk. Well, Kodo Nishimura is anything but ordinary. He is ancient and trendy at the same time. And he is blurring the lines of societal biases by proving that life is not just black and white — it can be a palette of rainbow colors too.
Every single thing in our bodies is influenced by our gender, from our cells to our organs. Not only is this because men and women have different hormones, but also because the cells in our bodies interpret DNA distinctively, and ultimately decide our gender for us.
In biology class, we learned that we inherit 50% of our DNA from our mothers and 50% from our fathers. This biological fact, however, does not mean that each parent passes on an equal amount of physical characteristics and genetic characteristics to their child. In fact, children are 60% more likely to inherit active traits from their fathers simply because nature prefers to express those genes.