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 Does he know your number? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Does-he-know-your-number- Men are said to inflate their actual number of partners to boost their egos and make themselves seem more experienced. Women are said to do the opposite — reducing their figures to make themselves seem less experienced. All Woman Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:07:24 GMT Jamaica has made strides in empowering women http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Jamaica-has-made-strides-in-empowering-women Executive Director of the National Family Planning Board, Dr Denise Chevannes-Vogel, has commended the strides made by Jamaica in empowering women. All Woman Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:55:39 GMT Terri-Ann Brown-Palmer: The KukUp expert http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Terri-Ann-Brown-Palmer----The-KukUp-expert At the helm of KukUp Kreations is 35-year-old Kingstonian Terri-Ann Brown-Palmer, a woman determined to offer customers tasty and original culinary creations. All Woman Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:28:25 GMT Men and women made to love and love again, study finds http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Men-and-women-made-to-love-and-love-again--study-finds Humans are wired to break up and move on, according to a study drawing on the field of evolutionary psychology. All Woman Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:37:51 GMT Tokyo men stay one step ahead in style http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Tokyo-men-stay-one-step-ahead-in-style Feminine glamour may turn the most heads at fashion weeks in New York or Paris, but in Tokyo it is the style-conscious men who set the sartorial trends. All Woman Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:10:09 GMT Modest coffee consumption good for the heart: study http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Modest-coffee-consumption-good-for-the-heart--study The South Korean research is the latest on the health effects of the popular brew, previously associated with a reduced risk of developing multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's and Alzheimers disease. All Woman Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:45:37 GMT Don't spank, then cuddle http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Don-t-spank--then-cuddle Psychologists, using data from Asia and the world, say that spank-then-cuddle parenting may lead to more psychological harm. All Woman Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:00:00 GMT Georgette Russell: Upholstering dreams http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Georgette-Russell-Upholstering-dreams Georgette Russell is not your average woman; she defies the status quo in every way. Her day job is in finance, but for the past nine years, this 33-year-old has also been dabbling in upholstering and interior designing. All Woman Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:20:32 GMT How to wash baby's hair http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/How-to-wash-baby-s-hair Babies can seem very fragile, and bathing them can be a tricky thing, especially when they're too young to sit up, but old enough to be wriggly and slippery. Many mothers wash their baby's hair during bath-time because it's more convenient, but there are some key things to keep in mind on wash day. All Woman Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:00:00 GMT What was your biggest concern before you got married? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/What-was-your-biggest-concern-before-you-got-married- Marriage may be the ideal moral society forces people to aspire to, but not everyone enters the institution with stars in their eyes and hope in their hearts. In fact, many people have genuine reservations about marriage, so much so that some insist on holding off on the old ball and chain indefinitely. All Woman Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:28:08 GMT Christina Roshay: Singing for the Lord http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Christina-Roshay--Singing-for-the-Lord Christina Roshay is passionate not only about the arts, but also about God. The 21-year-old has always wanted to be a singer, but she also wanted to use her talent in ministry. All Woman Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:50:45 GMT Does it bother you when your partner checks out other people on the street? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Does-it-bother-you-when-your-partner-checks-out-other-people-on-the-street- We wouldn’t be human if we didn’t, in men’s case, appreciate beauty, or in women’s case, admire a hunk of flesh fresh from a workout at the gym. Fact is, even if we’re in solid relationships we can’t ignore attractive members of the opposite sex — it’s just not natural. All Woman Tue, 24 Mar 2015 06:03:36 GMT Hubby migrated, cavorting like a single man overseas http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Hubby-migrated--cavorting-like-a-single-man-overseas_18572625 Dear Counsellor, All Woman Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:00:00 GMT Sonia Campbell - Sunshine sister http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Sonia-Campbell---Sunshine-sister_18578990 SHE'S strong, tolerant, hard-working, kind-hearted and chirpy, and she's considered to be the 'mother hen' for the Outpatients Department at Spanish Town Hospital. All Woman Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:00:00 GMT She provides other women for me to cheat http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/She-provides-other-women-for-me-to-cheat_18592650 THE open relationship concept hinges on the belief that humans are naturally polyamorous, and forcing the monogamous ideal is unnatural. As such, one or both partners will experiment outside, even while maintaining a relationship whether married or cohabiting. An open relationship doesn't necessarily mean that one partner or both are free to be intimate with whomever they wish, but often the third parties are screened, and the times and places of the liaisons are known by the other party. All Woman Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:00:00 GMT United Nations: Bring paedophiles and enablers to book! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/United-Nations--Bring-paedophiles-and-enablers-to-book-_18592802 The United Nations (UN) in Jamaica is urging the nation to take a zero- tolerance approach to the crisis of paedophiles preying on children. All Woman Mon, 23 Mar 2015 02:00:00 GMT I like my man waxed... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-like-my-man-waxed---_18593359 THERE'S no medical reason for the evolved, 20th-century human to have body hair, since we no longer require it for the functions like warmth that our ape-like ancestors needed to protect themselves in cool forests. Indeed, scientists will tell you that our evolving lineage have actually become less and less hairy, as we lost much of our fur to control our body temperature. All Woman Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:00:00 GMT Eating right while exercising http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Eating-right-while-exercising_18594023 MANY people who work out focus on burning fat; however, there are many other nutrients that are equally important in terms of your workout regimen. All Woman Mon, 23 Mar 2015 02:00:00 GMT Key supplements you need after age 30 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Key-supplements-you-need-after-age-30_18587269 THE body is like any piece of equipment -- if it's not serviced properly it won't function. And like a car going at its best with a full tank of gas, the body needs the right kind of fuel to operate at its maximum potential. All Woman Mon, 23 Mar 2015 02:00:00 GMT When should you worry about that mole? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/When-should-you-worry-about-that-mole-_18587199 MOST of us have moles and see them as black spots that we were either born with or developed over time. All Woman Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:00:00 GMT A will's legality across countries http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/A-will-s-legality-across-countries_18572624 Dear Mrs Macaulay, All Woman Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:00:00 GMT Raising an independent child http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Raising-an-independent-child_18578997 IT'S not easy for parents to teach their children independence in an age where there are so many rules and dangers to contend with. Parents can get in trouble with the law for things as simple as leaving a pre-teen alone at home, something that was no problem in the past, and something that can teach a child important life skills. All Woman Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:00:00 GMT A sweet tooth and a weight challenge http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/A-sweet-tooth-and-a-weight-challenge_18595559 Dear Donovan, All Woman Mon, 23 Mar 2015 02:00:00 GMT Vows - From this moment on... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Vows---From-this-moment-on---_18587167 On January 24, Courtleigh Hotel restaurant operation assistant Stacey-Ann Burke wed her long-time beau, Royal Caribbean International restaurant manager André Anthony Lawrence, at a charming ceremony at the Wildman Street Pentecostal Tabernacle in Kingston. Local Lifestyle Mon, 23 Mar 2015 02:00:00 GMT HIV-positive women forced to sterilise http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/HIV-positive-women-forced-to-sterilise_18604506 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — Doctors at some public hospitals in South Africa have allegedly coerced dozens of HIV-positive women to undergo sterilisation over the past three decades, rights groups said Thursday. All Woman Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:00:00 GMT