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 - The Wright Love Story http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Vows---The-Wright-Love-Storyy_17754903 "Now I've got you in my space All Woman Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT What marriage advice works and what doesn't http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/What-marriage-advice-works-and-what-doesn-t_17758188 BEFORE you get married, just about everyone will give their two cents about what you should or shouldn't do to make your marriage last, and what you should or shouldn't do to keep your spouse happy. All Woman Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Evett Malcolm: sport is her passion http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Evett-Malcolm--sport-is-her-passion_17788173 MONTEGO BAY, St James — At 46, Evett Malcolm still finds time to play netball for her club Crystal United, despite her hectic work load at the St James branch of the Social Development Commission (SDC), where she is employed as a community development officer. Observer West Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Games you can play with your kids http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Games-you-can-play-with-your-kids_17777968 It's not enough to stock up on the latest toys and gadgets for your children, it's also important that you take the time to play with them. Too many parents buy tablets and video games, skipping ropes and bats and balls, and then leave the children to entertain themselves. But part of your child's development involves interaction, where they will learn about rules and sportsmanship, and get a chance to bond with you. All Woman Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT My first crush http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/My-first-crush_17758200 IT was probably in high school or primary school that you caught your first crush bug -- this one person who made you so nervous and tongue tied that you fancied yourself in love. All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT LIME men wear pink for breast cancer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/LIME-men-wear-pink-for-breast-cancer_17745911 THE men at LIME are proud to wear pink this October, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to increase awareness about the disease, which affects both sexes. All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT I hit him in the face just to get a reaction... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-hit-him-in-the-face-just-to-get-a-reaction---_17758199 VIOLENCE should not be condoned in an intimate relationship, whether it is perpetrated by the man or the woman, and no excuse should be accepted for any abusive behaviour. All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Men: What we hate about you http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Men--What-we-hate-about-you_17754953 WOMEN will gather in groups and single out men for abuse, criticising everything from their lousy pay cheques to their pot bellies or even their performance in bed. All men are dogs in some women's books, and they use this to justify male bashing and angst that never seems to ebb. All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT I want a divorce, but... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-want-a-divorce--but---_17739528 Dear Mrs Macaulay, All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT So my ex is getting married... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/So-my-ex-is-getting-married---_17739537 Dear Counsellor, All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT What to do when your child is being bullied http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/What-to-do-when-your-child-is-being-bullied_17765321 A few months ago, in June, police were called in to investigate a complaint that the mother of a child at a prominent prep school in St Andrew attacked a 10-year-old boy and threatened him with death after learning that the boy had been in a fight with her son at school. All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Wifie's revenge http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Wifie-s-revenge_17702119 Dear Reader, All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Little People Pix http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Little-People-Pix_17746394 Happy birthday All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Pauline Ewan - A mighty heart http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Pauline-Ewan---A-mighty-heart_17758007 SHE'S vibrant, spiritual and sincere and she has a passion for volunteering and giving selflessly. All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT The importance of iron in your diet http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/The-importance-of-iron-in-your-diet_17672362 ARGUABLY one of the most essential minerals, iron is needed by the body for many of its functions. All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Stay active, eat fruit for a healthy heart http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Stay-active--eat-fruit-for-a-healthy-heart_17614996 AN active, tutti frutti life spells a hearty, healthy heart. All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT A 225-lb struggle http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/A-225-lb-struggle_17760319 Dear Donovan, All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT AW Feedback - Oct 13th Issue http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/AW-Feedback---Oct-13-Issue_17745977 I survived breast cancer All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Men more attracted to women with less make-up http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Men-more-attracted-to-women-with-less-make-up_17615048 WOMEN who never leave the house without layering on foundation, blush and eye make-up might want to reconsider their beauty routine, especially if the goal is to make themselves more attractive. A study published in the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology concludes that women are seen as more attractive when they have on 30 to 40 per cent less make-up than they typically wear. All Woman Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Mom furious after 18-year-old killed allegedly by lover http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Mom-furious-after-18-year-old-killed-allegedly-by-lover_17732330 OCHO RIOS, St Ann — The mother of 18-year-old Jessica McLarty, who was reported missing over five months ago and whose remains were found buried in a shallow grave recently, wants the age of consent in Jamaica to be changed. All Woman Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Vows - Sea of Love http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Vows---Sea-of-Love_17703662 Love doesn't ask why All Woman Sat, 18 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Regrets I have as a parent http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Regrets-I-have-as-a-parent_17671052 OFTEN as parents we look back at actions we have taken with our children -- in discipline, etc -- some of which we may regret. Parenting doesn't come with a manual, so for many it's touch and go, and we don't often know that we're erring until someone points it out, or our children react negatively. All Woman Wed, 15 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Timeless Shots http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Timeless-Shots-_17646125 Little miracle All Woman Wed, 15 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT I survived breast cancer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-survived-breast-cancer-_17719768 A chance meeting with a stranger on a beach in 2006 would change Luton Barnes' life forever. All Woman Mon, 13 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Brutal break-up stories http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Brutal-break-up-stories_17721904 IF you think your guy breaking up with you by changing his relationship status to 'single' on Facebook without telling you was brutal, think again. There are break-ups that have left women suffering years after the actual incident took place, some leaving the women so scarred that they refuse to enter other relationships. So did he break up with you via text message, or after a romp in the sack? The stories below may make you feel not so bad about your ex's method of ending things. All Woman Mon, 13 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT