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 Dianne Fletcher Pastor, painter http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Dianne-Fletcher-Pastor--painter_17171454 WHEN she's not on the pulpit delivering God's word, Pastor Dianne Fletcher will most likely be at home or somewhere comfortable painting. All Woman Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:00:00 GMT Is Twitter ruining your relationship? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Is-Twitter-ruining-your-relationship_17177236 PINGING, Tweeting, Instagramming and Facebooking have all become an integral part of our lives, as we live in the age where hanging out on social media sites has become more important than even spending time with family. All Woman Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:00:00 GMT Things never to do on a first date http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Things-never-to-do-on-a-first-date_17138198 DATING is not that difficult; the rule of thumb is to act the way you would want the other person to act around you, and do what you would want done to you, and if both persons bear this in mind, then you are good to go. All Woman Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:00:00 GMT Shashana Lawrence is LASCO Nurse of the Year http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Shashana-Lawrence-is-LASCO-Nurse-of-the-Year_17210381 CRITICAL care nurse Shashana Lawrence was in disbelief on being declared the 2014/2015 LASCO/NAJ Nurse of the Year. General News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT Trimming the baby's fat http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Trimming-the-baby-s-fat_17136985 WHILE some children may just be chubby or haven't yet lost the baby fat, others are dealing with a more chronic condition that has health officials concerned. All Woman Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:00:00 GMT What are my chances of becoming pregnant? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/What-are-my-chances-of-becoming-pregnant_17166808 Dear Dr Mitchell, All Woman Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:00:00 GMT VOWS - The Music of Love http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/VOWS---The-Music-of-Love_16928998 A Little Spot in Kingston Local Lifestyle Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:00:00 GMT 'It's her time of the month...' http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/-It-s-her-time-of-the-month-----_17084785 FOR the most part, the modern woman hates to have her moods, behaviours and capabilities tied to her time of the month, though many men, especially, still link the period to their women's foul moods. All Woman Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:00:00 GMT Dizzy, nauseous couch potato needs help http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Dizzy--nauseous-couch-potato-needs-help_17186612 Dear Donovan, All Woman Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:00:00 GMT I just can't bother http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-just-can-t-bother_17166815 Dear Counsellor, All Woman Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:00:00 GMT So you're... Mentally unprepared for your diet http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/So-you-re----Mentally-unprepared-for-your-diet_17136989 YOU are no longer comfortable in your own skin; your clothes are beginning to get tight and you probably face comments from persons regarding your weight. You know the timing is right to start a diet, but you aren't mentally prepared for a new lifestyle. All Woman Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:00:00 GMT Little people PIX http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Little-people-PIX_17179129 Hi! All Woman Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT AW Poll Results - Sniff, sniff http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/AW-Poll-Results---Sniff--sniff_17186522 We asked: All Woman Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT The ‘nurse’ who rides a donkey http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/The--nurse--who-rides-a-donkey_17180002 'WHATEVER you do, do it to your best ability', are words which guide the life of one young community health aide who goes beyond the call of duty to serve others. All Woman Sun, 20 Jul 2014 01:00:00 GMT Vows — I Give You All Of Me http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-Give-You-All-Of-Me_17114994 Dr Sertina McGregor and Steadman Fuller Jr were wed on July 5 at the University Chapel at UWI, Mona. The setting was Vows perfect: a brilliant blue sky, a beautiful chapel and a gathering of friends, family and special guests elegantly attired for the special event. There was, however, beneath all the lovely adornments, an unassailable truth: this was the celebration of pure love, anointed by the hands of fate and built on the rock of sturdy commitment. All Woman Sat, 19 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT 'Keep your kids safe during summer' http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/-Keep-your-kids-safe-during-summer-_17186667 THE St Andrew Central police have increased their presence in areas frequented by children in an effort to create a safer environment for them during the summer holidays . Local News Fri, 18 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT Water safety at home http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Water-safety-at-home_17171992 It's summer, and for those parents who can't make the trip to a pool or the beach, an inflatable pool at home, or a huge washtub, is often used to dunk the kids to keep them cool. All Woman Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT What is special needs? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/What-is-special-needs-_17171589 After my last piece, I realised that many readers were unaware of what the term 'special needs' really means and who it categorises. It is also becoming apparent that many parents of children with special needs do not themselves understand the term. In fact, some persons said that my son is not special needs because of his prematurity (partially true) and asked how is it that he is doing well in school even though he is special needs. All Woman Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT Breakfast idea: bacon baskets http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Breakfast-idea--bacon-baskets_17171529 Today we start a weekly summer series of easy, healthy recipes any busy parent can prepare. Not only are they easy, your kids will love them. All Woman Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT Your pregnancy: low amniotic fluid http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Your-pregnancy--low-amniotic-fluid_17171741 The amniotic fluid is the fluid which surrounds the baby in utero, which provides a cushion that protects the baby from injury and allows room for growth, movement and development. Amniotic fluid also keeps the umbilical cord from being compressed between the baby and the uterine wall. In addition, the amount of amniotic fluid reflects the baby's urine output -- which is an important measure of a baby's well-being. All Woman Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT What's yours is ours, But what's mine is mine http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/What-s-yours-is-ours--But-what-s-mine-is-mine_16766100 THE saying "what's yours is mine and what's mine is yours", generally holds true in relationships until it comes to the issue of money, as some individuals feel it never hurts to have a secret stash for when the bumper hits the road. All Woman Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT Cossett Grey — A teacher with heart http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Cossett-Grey---A-teacher-with-heart_17136905 HAVING to face indiscipline coupled with low wages, many persons opt to stay away from the teaching profession, but Cossett Grey has been moulding the minds of young people for 36 years. All Woman Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT Men confess...What I do when I'm more attracted to the another woman http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Men-confess---What-I-do-when-I-m-more-attracted-to-the-another-woman_17136948 IT goes without saying, no matter how wonderful and attractive his spouse is, or no matter how she tries to sustain his interest, there is always someone else out there who will turn a man's head. What happens after the head turning, however, is left up to the individual — many men resort to cheating, others just dream. All Woman Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT He's NOT the father http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/He-s-NOT-the-father_17138324 Dear Mrs Macaulay, All Woman Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT Shades of style http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/SHADES-OF-STYLE_17112016 SALUT! It's Bastille Day today, and while we won't be getting into the revolutionary spirit with the country of Les Bleus, we're still swooning over the sumptuous designs paraded at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week which wrapped last Friday. Local Lifestyle Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:00:00 GMT