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 Those ear infections http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Those-ear-infections_68449 NO matter how careful a parent you are, it is almost guaranteed that ear infections, which are listed among the most common childhood afflictions, will affect your child at some point. All Woman Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Families of autistic children should get a dog http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Families-of-autistic-children-should-get-a-dog_68462 OWNING a pet dog can significantly reduce stress in families with a child with autism, according to new research. All Woman Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Tips for protecting children during the summer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Tips-for-protecting-children-during-the-summer_68465 DURING the long summer months, children will be spending much of their time at home. To safeguard against mishaps, the National Parenting Support Commission (NPSC) and the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) are recommending simple practices that guardians can adopt to ensure children’s safety during this holiday period. All Woman Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT An ex in need… http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/An-ex-in-need- YOU were in a relationship with someone who broke your heart in the worst way imaginable and never showed any remorse. However, since you have gotten yourself a new job and a few dollars in your bank account, this ex has been calling you, finding every reason to talk to you, and constantly taking you for walks down memory lane, while omitting how they savagely wrecked your heart. All Woman Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:36:41 GMT The worst of times http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/The-worst-of-times YOUR partner of ten years tells you that it’s over and that they only stayed with you this long because of the convenience of having you around. You are floored. You become angry with them and lash out by cursing them and calling them every name under the sun. You call your family and friends and put them on blast. All Woman Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:28:44 GMT Bringing a third person into the bedroom http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Bringing-a-third-person-into-the-bedroom_67897 MANY couples who have been together for several years, whether married, going steady, or in common-law relationships, often find themselves at a juncture where their sex lives fall into a rut for reasons such as having children, being stressed, tensions in the relationship, or even not being attracted to their partner anymore. All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Vows: Jenny “writes” her own script http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Vows--Jenny--writes--her-own-script_67685 The romance as recounted by Jenny Bryan (now Pickett), has all the hallmarks of a traditional love story with a modern-day twist. All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Non-spanking disciplinary methods that work http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Non-spanking-disciplinary-methods-that-work_67905 SPANKING has been used by parents across cultures and social groups to keep children in line. But increasingly parents are exploring other methods to encourage changed behaviour in children in light of local and international laws and policies which prohibit the use of spanking, which has now been characterised as child abuse. While some parents have struggled to find a suitable replacement for spanking, many continue to test the waters. All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Dr Renee Rattray - Helping people to be better http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Dr-Renee-Rattray---Helping-people-to-be-better_66997 DR Renee Rattray is a forthright, confident educator and nurturer who believes that everyone deserves an opportunity to fulfil their purpose and greatness within. All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Life as a ‘born again’ virgin http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Life-as-a--born-again--virgin_67823 A ‘born again’ virgin is a previously sexually active individual who makes a commitment to stay celibate until marriage, or some other defined point in the future, whether for religious or other reasons. Also known as a secondary virgin or renewed virgin, this person, according to Reverend Karl Johnson, general secretary of the Jamaica Baptist Union, has made a decision born out of a moral conviction, and is to be respected even if we don’t agree with the decision. All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Boss wants me to take blame for stolen items http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Boss-wants-me-to-take-blame-for-stolen-items_67896 Dear Mrs Macaulay, All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Little people snapshots - July 25 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Little-people-snapshots---July-25_67666 Belated happy birthday Belated happy birthday greetings to Janae Campbell, who celebrated her birthday on June 23. Love from mom Princess, dad Jaques, brother Romairo, sister Jennaya, the Wee Pals Preschool staff in Kitson Town, St Catherine, family and friends. All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT STD myths debunked http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/STD-myths-debunked_66812 HALF-TRUTHS and misinformation about sex are a dime a dozen, and below, obstetrician-gynaecologist at Gynae Associates, Dr Daryl Daley, debunks some of the bizarre STD myths that All Woman readers say they believed, or which were passed on to them as fact. All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT I want to see results http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-want-to-see-results_67000 Dear Donovan, All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Her child’s father is a problem http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Her-child-s-father-is-a-problem_67661 Dear Counsellor, All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Birth control options http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Birth-control-options_67657 Dear Dr Mitchell, All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Nutrition & menopause http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Nutrition---menopause_67662 REDUCED bone, heart health and hormone production are just a few of the numerous changes that accompany one of the most dreaded phases of a woman’s life — menopause. According to dietician and nutritionist Jenelle Solomon, this means that a woman’s lifestyle for optimal health will need to be adjusted or changed drastically. All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Here’s How We Do Evening http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Here-s-How-We-Do-Evening_67544 It’s a truth universally acknowledged and accepted by those in the know that Caribbean women love to ‘glam up’. All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT A Saintly Ascension http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/A-Saintly-Ascension_67828 Saint International up-and-coming model Barbra-Lee Grant was the subject of another All Woman Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Blinded by love http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Blinded-by-love HAVE you ever been in a relationship that had you doing things that you never thought you would, and no matter what common sense or other people said, you justified your actions by saying how much you care for this person? All Woman Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:21:23 GMT On sharing a man/woman http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/On-sharing-a-man In today’s world, finding someone to build a life with can be very difficult. And so some opt to not stay alone and be miserable, but instead to share a partner who is already involved in a relationship. Would you share a man/woman? Or would you rather be alone? All Woman Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:16:14 GMT Sex crazed http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Sex-crazed THEY say that love will make you do crazy things, and yearning for some good loving can turn the sanest person into a crazed fool. What is the craziest thing you have ever done to have sex? All Woman Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:05:22 GMT Do you regret being with your current mate? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Do-you-regret-being-with-your-current-mate- ARE you with the person that you truly want to spend the rest of your life with? All Woman Wed, 20 Jul 2016 07:57:26 GMT Keep your kids learning this summer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Keep-your-kids-learning-this-summer SCHOOL’S out and most, if not all, children are happy that they have enough free time to play, watch their favourite TV shows, and not worry about homework and sticking to a patterned bed time. All Woman Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Moms, get back in shape after giving birth http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Moms--get-back-in-shape-after-giving-birth_66999 MANY women give up on losing their baby fat if they are still pudgy years after giving birth. All Woman Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT