Companies Are Offering Employees Paid “Pawternity Leave”

These days, in order to stay competitive, companies offer more and more benefits that aim to help employees maintain a good work-life balance. From free lunch and dinner to at-work massages to nap pods, we thought we’d seen it all. But pawternity leave—paid time off to bond with your new dog—may be one of the … Continue reading Companies Are Offering Employees Paid “Pawternity Leave”

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Why Are So Few People Willing to Date A Transgender Person?

Imagine for a moment that you were to find yourself single at some point in the near future. Perhaps you would turn to a popular dating app and begin filling out your dating profile in hopes of finding "the one." In the process of doing so, you'd likely be asked to indicate your gender and … Continue reading Why Are So Few People Willing to Date A Transgender Person?

Night Sky “Galaxy” Flowers Will Make Your Yard Feel Out of This World

You’ve mastered how to keep houseplants alive and how to grow a flower garden. If you’re ready to level up to your next gardening challenge, we have your next project right here: growing and caring for night sky petunias, the flowers that will make your yard feel totally out of this world.Night sky petunias are … Continue reading Night Sky “Galaxy” Flowers Will Make Your Yard Feel Out of This World

Why Real Estate Agents Are Warning Homeowners About ‘Blooper Rooms’

If your house has been lingering on the market, the reason it hasn’t sold may have nothing to do with price or location. Real estate agents say there could be a “blooper room,” or a problematic space that needs work in an otherwise turn-key home, keeping buyers from making an offer. For buyers looking for … Continue reading Why Real Estate Agents Are Warning Homeowners About ‘Blooper Rooms’

Is ‘Big Little Lies” Madeline a Good Real Estate Agent?

Spoilers for Season 2, Episode 1 of “Big Little Lies.” “Big Little Lies” is back, and with it are some updates on what our favorite women of Monterey, California have been up to—including some new career moves. Way back in the pilot, Madeline (Reese Witherspoon) lamented that she wanted a second chapter in life, since … Continue reading Is ‘Big Little Lies” Madeline a Good Real Estate Agent?

5 Must-Have Laundry Room Features, According to Real Estate Agents

But aside from “washer and dryer included,” what else should homebuyers keep in mind when it comes to this functional space?  We asked real estate agents to share what takes a laundry room from “OK, this will do,” to “Wow, friends, have I shown you my laundry room?” Here’s what they have to say: Leave … Continue reading 5 Must-Have Laundry Room Features, According to Real Estate Agents

8 Designers Reveal the Secrets to a Grown-Up Space

As a concept, “adulthood” has become so meaningless that it’s basically a myth. But reaching the point in your life where you can control your own space—whether that’s a whole house or even just a bedroom—is a milestone worth celebrating, and redecorating is a great way to do just that. So much advice about “how … Continue reading 8 Designers Reveal the Secrets to a Grown-Up Space