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The Marissa Mayer Dilemma: Is There a 'Right' Time to Have a Baby?

Posted by Kara Baskin July 17, 2012 12:00 PM

According to a CNN bio, 37-year-old newly minted Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is just like you and me (except for the paycheck). She enjoys fashion. She enjoys cupcakes. She held a high-school job as a grocery store clerk. Also, she’s exceedingly pregnant. According to reports, she was completely transparent about her pregnancy when in talks with Yahoo’s board about her new role, and nobody expressed concern. “They showed their evolved thinking," she told Fortune.

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Home Remedies That Make Your Life Easier

Posted by Kara Baskin July 9, 2012 09:00 AM

The other day I posted on Facebook that drinking dill-pickle brine suddenly cured me of a sore throat, and a few people e-mailed me to ask if I'd share some other bizarre home-remedy secrets. Well, you're in luck: It is possible to turn your home into a virtual CVS without having to spend much money at all! I've discovered this through years of thriftiness and hoarding, and I'm delighted to share my hard-won knowledge with you. Bear in mind that there's no scientific basis for my claims, just plenty of trial and error.

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Kara Baskin (@kcbaskin) is a Boston-based writer, editor, and mom to Andy. She thinks Sriracha and garlic make everything tastier. She loves Steely Dan and "Murder, She Wrote." Her More »

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