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Newborn clothing: Sizes! Styles! Onesies! Buntings! Fleece! Cotton! Pants! Pajamas! Where do you start? What do you need?
Save The Date…or Barrage The Hostess With Alternate Dates? How to avoid this party-planning nuisance.
One girlfriend needs Amalah’s big sister advice.
A loyal reader trusts Amalah with an embarrassing true skincare problem.
With all the coloring we do as children you would think we would be better at eye makeup application. Alas, Amalah to the rescue.
Amalah loves to hear about how the advice she gave worked out. Remember these dilemmas? Read about how it all turned out.
Amalah shares her most recent postpartum experience.
The “free” salon consultation: do you still need to leave a tip? Amalah saves you from a financial faux pas.
Sarah, the resident hair guru of HairThursday.com, answers your four most frequently-asked hair questions.
Guest columnist Nicole of Not Perfect sets the etiquette record straight when the bumps in your wedding planning are of the baby variety.
Guest blogger Isabel of holaisabel journeys to the Bottom of the Drugstore Bargain Bin in search of the perfect lip gloss.
Holly Burns of Nothing But Bonfires shares her pre-travel tips to help calm your nerves and ensure that you won’t ever bring the wrong pair of black pants.
Guest author Heather B presents the Smackdown’s Fall Shopping Guide: the must-haves, the must-avoids, plus how to be trendy AND thrifty.
Nicole of Not Perfect answers your bra queries and tells you how to find that perfect fit.
Amalah is on maternity leave and a young writer in the women’s magazine industry gives us her insider’s view on body image and the beauty biz.
Amalah is on maternity leave, so Leah of agirlandaboy fame joins the Smackdown Virtual Village and steps in. Boy-oh-boy did she find a cool blazer.
How safe are the “green” house cleaning products? Amalah is on maternity leave so, Izzy Mom of the Smackdown Virtual Village steps in.