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Your Mom Will Still Love You, Even If...

By Laura EtheredgeMay 10, 2013
As you mull over whether it’s worth dragging yourself to the mall to select your mom a Mother’s Day gift she’s unlikely to use or wear, think on this: you could be just about anyone, do pretty much ANYTHING, and your mom would still love you. In fact, she secretly kind More  →
Your Mom Will Still Love You, Even If...

11 Signs You're Not So Good on the Phone

By Laura EtheredgeMay 9, 2013
You there. Yep, you: you’re bad on the phone. Oh, but you love the phone! You could chat on the phone all the live-long day! Okay, but nodding “yes” and shaking your head “no”? They can’t see you, honey. Don’t want more pen pals? Here ... More  →
11 Signs You're Not So Good on the Phone

Got Braces? 10 Comebacks For the Haters!

By Laura EtheredgeMay 7, 2013
If you’re lucky enough to have braces, you’re also lucky enough to have some gap-toothed fools mocking you for it. The joke’s on them, though—in a minute your teeth are going to be razor-straight and bling-sparkle white, and suddenly your hair will flow and sexy-tumble ... More  →
Got Braces? 10 Comebacks For the Haters!

Ten Signs Your Teacher Just Haaates You

By Laura EtheredgeMay 6, 2013
You can't make everyone love you. But some people—i.e., those clutching your life’s balance in their red pen-toting hands—are more important to woo than others. Sure, there are teachers who hate everyone and everything. But there are also teachers who definitely just hate you. Here's ... More  →
Ten Signs Your Teacher Just Haaates You

Your Stuff Hates You

By Laura EtheredgeApril 29, 2013
You put your keys down in one spot, and just like that—gone. And where are all those damn bobby pins going when you’re not looking? You always suspected it, and it turns out you were right: all your belongings do kind of have it out for you.This one? Your stuff is gangi More  →
Your Stuff Hates You

Calling All Sparklers: Teach Us Your Talky Ways!

By Laura EtheredgeApril 25, 2013
If you’ve told your parents once, you’ve told them a million times—and yet your dad still awkwardly "holla!"s at you, and your mom signs every text “Love, Your Mother.” Somewhere between when they were your age and now, communication has completely collapsed—how to relate (and ... More  →
Calling All Sparklers: Teach Us Your Talky Ways!

10 Signs your Prom Date is Kind of a Monster

By Laura EtheredgeApril 25, 2013
He seemed so handsome and sweet from afar, over there in that there other town. Going to prom with him was supposed to be SUCH a good idea—the pictures were to be amazing, and your future babies were to be many. ... More  →
10 Signs your Prom Date is Kind of a Monster

Is Your High School Falling Apart?

By Laura EtheredgeApril 24, 2013
Cracked floors. Flat basketballs. Mysterious disappearances. Starting to feel like your school could do with a little sprucing up? It’s not like you’re asking for Seaside-Villa-Sealpups-and-Free-iPads-Prep, or Stony-Pines-Picnics-on-the Porch-No-Test-Junior-High here—just a little beautification and de-deathification would be nice. Maybe you’ve already spotted a few clues ... More  →
Is Your High School Falling Apart?

Your Guide to Handholding

By Laura EtheredgeApril 22, 2013
How you hold hands with your boo depends on more variables than we can count—the place, the time, and how bad, exactly, the news is. Here are seven time-tested hand-holding styles to help guide your phalangeal forays.This one is the old-fashioned standard. Also good for yo More  →
Your Guide to Handholding

What Does Your Driver's License Say About You?

By Laura EtheredgeApril 16, 2013
The best way to chart the inscrutable depths of your being is to explore generalized systems of personality classification that have ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO WITH YOU. You know your Chinese restaurant placemat horoscope, and your regular old up-in-the-sky horoscope, and your spirit animal, and ... More  →
What Does Your Driver's License Say About You?