Ted Leonsis: Opens up about his life threatening allergy to nuts

Ted Leonsis is a lot of things.  He’s the founder of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which owns the Capitals, Wizards and Mystics in addition to the Verizon Center and Baltimore-Washington Ticketmaster. 

Meet the Motherhood Guru: A chat with “Pregnant in Heels” Bravo reality star Rosie Pope

Meet the mother of all motherhood gurus, Rosie Pope.  The past ballerina, model and neuroscientist student is currently a successful entrepreneur and the name behind Rosie Pope Maternity and MomPrep. 

Meet Fitness and Health Expert Andrea Orbeck: The woman responsible for those great-looking Hollywood behinds

We’ve all seen the Victoria’s Secret runway fashion shows — it’s a national holiday event. Let us detail the scenario:  you, sitting on the couch in your granny panties and working on your third 100-calorie pack of cookie wafers (feeling suddenly terrible about your own toosh, I might add) and them — Vicki’s models — the gorgeous, the thin and the incredibly super fit with the enviable, lace panty-bearing bottoms.

Hi, Fire: Tumors, pleated khakis, and when you stopped talking to me

Last Saturday night, I was helping a girlfriend pack up her apartment, when I received a text: 


And that’s all she said. I had wanted to delete her number out of my phone many, many moons ago, but I could never bring myself to do it.

A Public Apology to My Mom: You’re Never a Bother

A month ago, I was involved in a collision with an 18-wheeler. As I stood on the side of the road, I dialed my mom. “Make sure you get the insurance info. Make sure you get his name. Take pictures of your car and his. Get the names of all of the witnesses,” she said, firing off one command after the other. 

Ravi Shankar’s Mass Meditation for World Peace 

For a second, close your eyes and picture this: 70,000 people from around the world assembled in mass meditation, sitting shoulder-to-shoulder in a shared moment of silence, their eyes closed and minds free from any cultural or religious differences.

6 Things My ‘Adoptive’ Parents Did Right

To all of the parents out there thinking about adoption or in the midst of raising a child, this is for you.