Jamaica Observer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/ JamaicaObserver.com, the most concise and in-depth website for news coverage on Jamaica and the Caribbean. Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 Her hot spots http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Her-hot-spots--_17306772 ALTHOUGH author Isabel Allende wrote, 'For women the best aphrodisiacs are words...', there is much more to driving a woman mad with ecstasy than whispering sweet nothings in her ears. All Woman Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT How to financially and legally prepare for raising a child with special needs http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/How-to-financially-and-legally-prepare-for-raising-a-child-with-special-needs_17412176 WITH the coming of the new disabilities legislation, there is greater focus on making our surroundings more accessible to persons with special needs and disabilities. However, reports suggest that some 85 per cent of Jamaicans with disabilities are living in poverty. So what can parents do today to help prevent their special needs children from joining the bread line? All Woman Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Kids meal idea: Introducing quinoa! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Kids-meal-idea--Introducing-quinoa-_17415272 Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is gaining popularity in Jamaica as a perfectly healthy substitute for starchy foods such as rice and dumplings. It is a nutritional powerhouse and is known as a complete protein -- meaning it has the perfect balance of all nine amino acids essential for human nutrition. This type of complete protein is rarely found in plant foods, though it's common in meats. Quinoa also offers a good dose of fibre and iron which help to support optimal digestive health. All Woman Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Timeless SHOTS http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Timeless-SHOTS_17415244 Hi! All Woman Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Finding common ground in your relationship http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Finding-common-ground-in-your-relationship_17343866 SO you have found a 'friend' in someone of the opposite sex, and find yourself spending countless hours each night talking, Skyping, sending voice notes via Whatsapp or even grabbing lunch or dinner together. All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Brittany Pink takes flight http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Brittany-Pink-takes-flight_17392273 SHE'S a self-confessed dancer, singer, drummer, future pilot and entrepreneur. She's passionate about youth development, empowerment through the arts and computer science, and she's a fun-loving people person. All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Signs your boyfriend is CRAZY http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Signs-your-boyfriend-is-CRAZY_17395780 LAST Monday we related instances of girlfriends gone crazy, a piece that generated a lot of interest. By popular demand, this week we present the women's take on the issue, the crazy ex-boyfriends that made some women wish never to date again. All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT He wants both ME and his WIFE http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/He-wants-both-ME-and-his-WIFE_17376948 Dear Counsellor, All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT His hot spots http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/His-hot-spots-_17306774 MANY books have been written with advice about how and where to find a woman's erogenous zones, but not much attention is spent discovering what it takes to please a man. All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT AW Feedback http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/AW-Feedback_17377185 Fay Petgrave cares All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Getting through to your children http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Getting-through-to-your-children_17348967 WHEN children are in their baby and toddler years it is often difficult to wean them from their parents. They cling to mom and dad, tell them secrets, and hurt when they are not around. All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Acquiring legal guardianship http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Acquiring-legal-guardianship_17376947 Dear Mrs Macaulay, All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Vows - A Divine Concept http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/A-Divine-Concept_17388935 PICTURE this: you're enjoying a beautiful, secluded spot by the clear waters of Lime Cay with your significant other when, all of a sudden, he hands you a personalised magazine capturing the journey of your courtship thus far. This was the first surprise Jodi-Kaye Smith of the President's Office at JAMPRO received on what she thought was just a regular beach outing to celebrate her boyfriend Richard Ennis' birthday. All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT If I were a boy... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/If-I-were-a-boy---_17355395 WOMEN can't do what men do and still be ladies, a recognition that sometimes irks. Some of us wish we could have the experience, and like Beyoncé in If I Were A Boy, "drink beer with the guys and chase after girls." All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Little people pix http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Little-people-pix_17377182 Happy belated birthday All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT I have WARTS http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-have-WARTS_17336309 Dear Dr Mitchell, All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT AW Poll Results — Great expectations http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/AW-Poll-Results---Great-expectations_17377184 We Asked: All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Design Jamaica Collections (Part 1) http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Design-Jamaica-Collections--Part-1-_17384777 The hills (Stony Hill, that is) were alive with the sights of fashion for last weekend's Design Jamaica Fashion Showcase at The Knole, Stony Hill. Spearheaded by designers Summer Jarrett and Simone Neilson, the event featured eight up-and-coming entrepreneurs who showed off their design lines that ran the gamut from women's swimwear to trendy men's casuals and dramatic evening wear. All Woman Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Nicks James... a New Yorker who would die for Jamaica http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Nicks-James----a-New-Yorker-who-would-die-for-Jamaica_17408657 MONTEGO BAY, St James — Thirty-odd years ago when then New York college student Gwen Nicks arrived with friends and relatives in the resort town of Ocho Rios for a vacation, she immediately fell in love with the beautiful Caribbean island of Jamaica. All Woman Sun, 24 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT My hips, my toes http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/My-hips--my-toes_17397665 Dear Donovan, All Woman Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Vows — Heart to Heart http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Vows---Heart-to-Heart_17343411 The eight-year transcontinental romance between London-based school principal Michael O'Grady and RJR Communications Group director of communications and multimedia Yvonne Wilks had its happy ending on Saturday, August 9 when the lovebirds tied the knot in a beautiful wedding ceremony at the Webster Memorial United Church. Vows takes you to the chapel of love. All Woman Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Shaneka Gordon finally comes home from the cold http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Shaneka-Gordon-finally-comes-home-from-the-cold_17388846 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago — Reggae Girlz newcomer Shaneka Gordon cut a slightly frustrated figure on Tuesday as she trudged off the field after Jamaica's 4-1 victory over Puerto Rico in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Championship. Local Sports Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT 'Organic products for healthy hair' http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Organic-products-for-healthy-hair_17229131 UNLIKE some people who prefer to complain about the lack of certain products on the Jamaican market, Yolande Kumea Rhoden Gooden and Kevin Tai identified the gap and implemented the means to fill it. The two formed their own production and manufacturing company for hair care products — Kumea's Hair Perspective. General News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Aleisha Knott loves beautiful nails http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Aleisha-Knott-loves-beautiful-nails_17387946 MONTEGO BAY, St James — ALEISHA Knott (AK), proprietor of Tasia's Nail Spa, loves to see beautiful nails. Observer West Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:00:00 GMT Parenting 101 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Parenting-101 THE good news about effective parenting is that it’s the little things we do that really make a difference in our children’s lives. Sometimes the gift is just of more time, more love, more patience. Here are a few tips for making parenting count. All Woman Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:04:52 GMT