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 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 Take care with medicines http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Take-care-with-medicines Instinctively, every parent wants to see their sick child get well. But despite having the best of intentions, they may innocently give their child an overdose of medicine which could result in complications for the child. Then there are the cases of children finding and taking medicines that were not prescribed for them. All Woman Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:05:02 GMT Your pregnancy: the stages of labour http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Your-pregnancy--the-stages-of-labour Labour is one of the most feared aspects of the pregnancy process, as some women dread what they have been told is excruciating pain. All Woman Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:04:58 GMT Big kids’ dinner idea: Easy char siu pork http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Big-kids--dinner-idea--Easy-char-siu-pork This is the lovely, sticky, red-coated pork you see in Chinese restaurants; it smells divine as it is cooking, and the recipe is very easy. Char siu sauce is made from hoisin sauce, honey and sugar. All Woman Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:05:00 GMT Timeless SHOTS — August 20th http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Timeless-SHOTS2014-08-20T00-17-26 Cousins Tianna Cargill and Natanya Watson are seen here at their school pageant where they placed first (Natanya) and second (Tianna) in sportswear. All Woman Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:15:01 GMT Would you warn your ex's new woman about him? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Would-you-warn-your-ex-s-new-woman-about-him-_17355483 IN the popular song Same Script Different Cast, Whitney Houston warns Deborah Cox about the perils of dating her no-good ex. Cox, on the defensive, opts to block out Houston's advice and continues the romance, as she is sure her relationship will last, unlike Houston's. All Woman Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT We waited... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/We-waited---_17259324 IN this highly sexed era, not many women are saving themselves for marriage. In fact, the concept of virgins in their 20s is so rare that cable giant MTV has documented the anomaly in a new series — Virgin Territory — which focuses on a range of 20-something virgins as they grapple with deciding when to alter their status. All Woman Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Fay Petgrave cares http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Fay-Petgrave-cares_17343654 EVER since she was a child growing up in Ginger Hill, St Elizabeth, Fay Petgrave has had compassion for the elderly. All Woman Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT For men: Signs your girlfriend is crazy http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/For-men--Signs-your-girlfriend-is-crazy_17343832 MANY men will tell their new women about their crazy exes, and in some cases the description is unjustified, as men's actions often cause otherwise sane women to snap. But in other instances the description fits to a T, as explained by the men below. All Woman Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT I want to clear my record http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-want-to-clear-my-record_17336321 Dear Mrs Macaulay, All Woman Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT He makes me happy and the sex is great but... yawn http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/He-makes-me-happy-and-the-sex-is-great-but----yawn_17336329 Dear Counsellor, All Woman Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Listen to this http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Listen-to-this_17280206 Diana McIntyre Pike (left), president Community Tourism Centre, in discussion with Samantha Chantrelle (centre), CEO, Digicel Foundation, and Jean Lowrie-Chin, managing director, PROComm, at the WMW Jamaica Mingle on July 26. Chantrelle, who was the keynote speaker at the event, urged guests to explore new ways ensuring that women and girls are placed at the heart of national development. All Woman Mon, 18 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 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT From me, #tomyfuturewife http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/From-me---tomyfuturewife_17316254 DANAR Royal, a marine navigator, has been using the popular social media tag #tomyfuturewife to send messages for how he envisions his relationship with his wife will be. The messages are posted to his Facebook page. All Woman Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT HPV: Should you be worried? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/HPV--Should-you-be-worried-_17355447 AT age 21, and while in college, *Beth was diagnosed with Human papillomavirus (HPV). At the time of the diagnosis she was still a virgin, but would often play 'hanky-panky' with her boyfriend. All Woman Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Agony of Pakistani women enslaved by Dubai sex trade http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Agony-of-Pakistani-women-enslaved-by-Dubai-sex-trade_17186737 ZUNERA once dreamed of becoming a computer engineer. Instead, aged 16, the bright-eyed Pakistani girl was tricked into prostitution in the UAE, beginning a four-year nightmare of cruelty, violence and rape. All Woman Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Chin fat problems http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Chin-fat-problems_17355645 Dear Donovan, All Woman Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT The fat flush diet http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/The-fat-flush-diet_17348803 INSTEAD of fat-reducing pills, rigorous exercise or weight loss injections, many people are now using natural foods and juices to lose weight. All Woman Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT AW Poll Results — Wedding bells http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/AW-Poll-Results---Wedding-bells_17355486 We Asked: All Woman Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Sounding The 'Alarm' http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Sounding-The--Alarm-_17355789 New Caribbean Cinema's premiere of its anthology of film shorts lensed by six of The Rock's directing talents, drew a fashionable crowd out on the town last Wednesday evening at the Carib Cinema. AW Fashion hit the red carpet and freeze-framed our fave on-trend looks. Local Lifestyle Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Ashley-Ann Foster hops onto the political train http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Ashley-Ann-Foster-hops-onto-the-political-train MONTEGO BAY, St James — Several months ago when 25-year-old Ashley-Ann Foster expressed her desire to enter representational politics, her parents were not in the least surprised. Local News Sun, 17 Aug 2014 02:10:02 GMT Vows - Now & Forever http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Vows---Now---Forever_17327208 SHANI Nailah Duncan said 'I do' to Kwame Jeffrey Falconer in a lavish wedding ceremony at Ocean's Edge, Rose Hall, Montego Bay. All Woman Sat, 16 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT Irie rocks my world http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Irie-rocks-my-world_17229331 DESPITE starting during the heart of the global recession, in 2009, Jamaican skincare company Irie Rock has managed to not only survive, but to thrive. General News Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:05:00 GMT What not to say to someone trying to lose weight http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/What-not-to-say-to-someone-trying-to-lose-weight_17260218 LOSING weight is a hard task, hard enough without having to hear about it from seemingly well-intentioned people every step of the way. Nutritionist Patricia Fletcher said one of the most common offences is to tell a dieter, "You're fat" or "Good job, you need to lose weight". All Woman Thu, 14 Aug 2014 02:00:00 GMT