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 VOWS: Shining Love http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Shining-Love “I am but a firefly caught in his jar and when he looks at me, I can’t help but glow.” — Author, Kellie Elmore n February 15, 2015, All Woman Sat, 25 Apr 2015 03:03:20 GMT A sniff of sweat, a sniff of happiness http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/A-sniff-of-sweat--a-sniff-of-happiness THE chemical compounds – called chemosignals – that we produce when we're happy are detectable by those who smell our sweat, according to a new study. All Woman Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:23:02 GMT Dolls fulfil the needs of lonely men  http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Dolls-fulfil-the-needs-of-lonely-men She lay quietly on a narrow bed, greeting potential customers with an impassive stare and a disproportionately buxom form: meet "156", a stand-in companion for Chinese men with empty beds. All Woman Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:02:15 GMT Eat for better sex, health http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Eat-for-better-sex--health Diets are no fun, and it’s hard to keep the weight from rolling back on. All Woman Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:48:23 GMT Eat your greens! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Eat-your-greens- An extract from broccoli sprouts has been demonstrated to protect mice from oral cancer and was successfully tolerated when taken by a small group of human volunteers. All Woman Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:39:58 GMT Brittany Johnson’s Miakalani http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Brittany-Johnson-s-Miakalani Brittany Johnson is the designer behind the line Miakalani, which offers hand-made custom designed women's clothing. All Woman Thu, 23 Apr 2015 06:20:50 GMT Sperm bank sued over donor's profile, mental history http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Sperm-bank-sued-over-donor-s-profile--mental-history He was good on paper: Eloquent, mature, healthy and smart to boot. All Woman Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:04:09 GMT Her Tom, Dick, Harry and Barry http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Her-Tom--Dick--Harry-and-Barry At the onset, everything is rosy in a new relationship, as one or both partners put on their best face to appeal to the other’s affections. Only when things get serious, most times, are some secrets revealed, and sometimes it’s years later, when much is invested, that news of children, crazy spouses, restraining orders and debt come to the fore. All Woman Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:49:40 GMT A special needs teacher with a difference http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/A-special-needs-teacher-with-a-difference She’s an exceptional needs coordinator at Liberty Academy, managing director of Eduphase Tutoring, as well as the executive director for Special Needs Awareness Programmes (SNAP), a programme aimed at raising awareness about the Jamaican special needs community through the hosting of events. All Woman Wed, 22 Apr 2015 06:08:34 GMT Why we prefer dating older men http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Why-we-prefer-dating-older-men When you spot a young woman with an older man, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Usually there’s the assumption that he’s a sugar daddy, and she’s using him to gain financial benefits. All Woman Wed, 22 Apr 2015 06:28:13 GMT Should you live together before marriage? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Should-you-live-together-before-marriage- Religion, and tradition for many, dictate that couples should cohabit only within the confines of marriage. However, more and more couples are choosing to move away from this view, holding that experiencing day-to-day living with a person will make them more prepared for marriage. All Woman Wed, 22 Apr 2015 06:17:00 GMT Easy toilet training for toddlers http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Easy-toilet-training-for-toddlers_18797407 The Early Childhood Commission says it's best to begin toilet training between the ages of two and three. Do not start too early, as training can be a nerve wracking experience that the child has to be mature enough to handle. All Woman Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Cold sore warning http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Cold-sore-warning_18797425 A sore on the mouth is much more than a beauty glitch, it could be an indication of a more serious health problem that plagues the bearer for life. All Woman Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT I-scream, You-scream... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-scream--You-scream_18797397 Ice cream day with Parissa and Pheonix Samuels. All Woman Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Picture Perfect http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Picture-Perfect_18797373 Happy birthday All Woman Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Fun day http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Fun-day_18797366 ON THE COVER: These two beautiful girls showed off their face painting which was done at the Beaches Negril Easter Family Fun Day held recently at the resort. The event is held each year for the resort's team members and their children and features various activities including eating and dancing contests, bounce-about, rock-climbing, face painting and races. All Woman Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT That's my sister http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/That-s-my-sister_18797408 Hello! All Woman Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Never make a pretty woman your wife http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Never-make-a-pretty-woman-your-wife It was Jimmy Soul who cautioned that if you want to be happy for the rest of your life, never make a pretty woman your wife. All Woman Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:08:40 GMT Pregnant Syrian refugees fearful of future http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Pregnant-Syrian-refugees-fearful-of-future MAFRAQ, Jordan (AP) — Pregnant refugee women living in informal tent settlements are among the most vulnerable of the hundreds of thousands of Syrians who have found shelter in Jordan. They often can’t afford doctor’s visits and face potential health hazards because of lack of running water and other challenges. All Woman Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:48:56 GMT Miss Beaches contestants experience Jamaica http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Miss-Beaches-contestants-experience-Jamaica Miss Beaches Negril 2015 contestants slipped into relaxation mode as they enjoyed exhilarating local activities recently. The Miss Beaches Negril Talent and Awareness show, which is being held under the theme ‘Beauty Without Boundaries’, is scheduled for April 24 at the Jungle Night Club and will involve 11 contestants. All Woman Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:43:04 GMT My private parts don't look normal http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/My-private-parts-don-t-look-normal_18712098 Dear Dr Mitchell, All Woman Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT The dangers of kissing http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/The-dangers-of-kissing_18766098 THE next time you decide to pucker up, be warned that kissing may not be the safest thing you can do. In fact there are STIs and other bugs that can be transferred via the locking of lips, some that will stay with you for life. All Woman Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Lisa Mclean: Teacher, cheerleader, mother http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Teacher--cheerleader--mother_18766042 SHE'S optimistic, creative, free-spirited; a kid at heart who is dedicated to shaping young minds. All Woman Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Men: How cheating strengthens my relationship http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Men--How-cheating-strengthens-my-relationship_18724283 LIKE Iva Louise, a mistress for 40 years who holds the view that men who are given the freedom to roam will never leave their wives for other women, there are a few men who view infidelity as an avenue to strengthen their relationships. All Woman Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Should you make the first move? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Should-you-make-the-first-move_18720206 A woman making the first move may still be highly frowned upon, but many are still arming themselves with the confidence to make their feelings known to the men they have their eyes set on. All Woman Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT