Topic: children

How To Land A Clothing Line Deal, The Suri Cruise Way

How To Land A Clothing Line Deal, The Suri Cruise Way

The moment we have all been waiting for has finally come. British news outlet The Sun reported Friday that the mini-mogul had inked a $2.3 million deal for a kids’ clothing line. The line was reportedly called “Suri” and set to launch clothing, shoes and accessories in New York department stores this fall. A source said: “Suri is only seven but she is incredibly interested in clothes.” Well anyone with eyes can see that. More »

Why Does Paleontologist Barbie Cost More Than Twice As Much As Pilot Barbie?

Why Does Paleontologist Barbie Cost More Than Twice As Much As Pilot Barbie?

Barbie has had more than 130 careers in her long life as a doll and role model. She’s been everything from a nurse to a paratrooper to architect to ballerina to business executive. (Barbie might benefit from a few career counseling sessions. Focus, Barbie!) In the real world, her careers fetch wildly different salaries. What’s interesting is that the price of the dolls varies, too.
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How Summer Camp Influenced My Career: Eight True Stories

How Summer Camp Influenced My Career: Eight True Stories

The one big advantage of being a kid is that summer means long, lazy days away from the grindstone. And for the luckiest kids, summer means sleepaway camp: Roasting marshmallows, tug-of-war, and stealth career counseling. Yes, really. Here are eight stories from people who say their childhood experiences at summer camp helped define their careers, from a lawyer who turned to a former camper’s dad for help early in his career to the entrepreneur who met her business partner at “nerd camp.” (Enjoy the photos from classic summer-camp movies, too.) More »

Highly Educated Women Reverse Childless Trend By Having Babies

Highly Educated Women Reverse Childless Trend By Having Babies

For decades, the stereotype of an ambitious, educated woman was that she’s cold, ruthless, perhaps single, and definitely childless. Think terrifying Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction, or hapless Diane Keaton, who could barely figure out how to feed the infant she had to take care of in Baby Boom. But a new study says that highly educated women in their 30s and 40s are having significantly more children than they were a decade ago. Call it the a new baby boom. More »

‘I Want My Children To Follow In My Career Path’: 7 Real Stories

'I Want My Children To Follow In My Career Path': 7 Real Stories

There are a few ways to define career satisfaction: You feel you’re being paid fairly, you’re working at the height of your abilities, or you enjoy your day-to-day tasks, to name a few. But perhaps the truest measure of deep job satisfaction if whether you’d want your children to follow in your career path. Later this week, we’ll hear from a few people who don’t want their kids to follow in their footsteps. But let’s start on a positive note. Here are stories of seven people who say they want their kids to follow in their footsteps, from spa owner to cowboy-boot creator.
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The Afternoon Grind: Tips For Seeking Angel Funding

The Afternoon Grind: Tips For Seeking Angel Funding

• How to make surviving cancer easier from a patient. (The Hairpin)

• Could women have prevented the Penn State Scandal? (Double X)

• The best stem cell serums. (Truth In Aging)

• Advice on seeking angel funding. (Women 2.0)

• Are you sure you’re ready for kids? (HuffPost Women)

• Job skills learned from driving stick. (Daily Muse)

• What men find most attractive. (YourTango)

• This women chose plastic surgery over having a home. (The Frisky)

• Rules for snacking. (YouBeauty)

Amanda Knox needs self-defense to feel safe. (The Stir)

• Why you should always be creative. (Divine Caroline)