Alana Romain

Alana Romain is a writer and a mother of twins born almost four months before they were due. She is never not exhausted.
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How To Register For The March For Our Lives & Help Support The Movement

It's been a little over a week since a gunman shot and killed 17 people at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and in that time the brave survivors have been speaking out, and emerging at the forefront of a powerful — and i…
By Alana Romain

Fans Are Still Criticizing Jessa Duggar's "Messy House," & It's Completely Ridiculous

Reality star and mom-of-two Jessa Duggar regularly shares glimpses of her life on Instagram, and while most of her 2 million followers seem to love it, there are plenty of people who are more than happy to point out everything she's supposedly doing …
By Alana Romain

Antidepressants Really Do Work, Major New Study Finds, & Here's Why That's A *Huge* Deal

Mental illness is incredibly common, but you wouldn't necessarily know it from the way we talk about it — or from the way we approach treatment methods. Depression, for one, is the leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the World Health …
By Alana Romain

Here Are The Duggars' Views On Breastfeeding

19 Kids and Counting stars Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar may still be in the hands-on stage of parenting with some of their children (the youngest, Josie, is 8 years old), but now that a number of the Duggar siblings have reached adulthood, some have b…
By Alana Romain

Everyone Needs To Watch This Emotional Facebook Video By The Cousin Of A Parkland Victim

There is nothing about the February 14 mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that isn't both completely heartbreaking and entirely infuriating. Once again, a gunman was able to enter a school with the specifi…
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Jana Duggar's Brothers Sent Her Roses On V-Day, & People Think It's Weird

When you're a single woman approaching your 30s, navigating nosy family members' inquiries about your relationship status can be majorly frustrating. But when you're 28 years old and still living with your super-religious parents and the majority of …
By Alana Romain

Here Are The March For Our Lives 2018 Locations For People Around The Nation To Get Involved

On Feb. 14, a gunman shot and killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The violence broke the hearts of Americans throughout the country, the way it has time and time before, now that mass shootings have seemingl…
By Alana Romain

Donald Trump Called Oprah "Insecure" On Twitter & The Internet Is Fully Coming For Him

I think we can all at least safely agree at this point that President Donald Trump is a strong believer in attempting to talk a big game. He's not at all afraid of hurling out insults as an intimidation tactic — in fact, he basically built his entire…
By Alana Romain

People Are Still Recovering From Fergie Singing The National Anthem At An NBA Game

Being asked to perform the national anthem at a high-profile sports event is a pretty big deal even for a celebrity, so it makes sense that when Fergie sang the national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game Sunday night, she would have wanted to leave an …
By Alana Romain

People Are Saying Jennifer Aniston “Can’t Keep A Man," & It's Sexist BS

Jennifer Aniston might be a gorgeous, smart, talented, A-list star who is no doubt living her very best life — and who, at 49 years old, somehow seems to be completely immune to the aging process. Yet, while she may be eternally-beloved in all our Fr…
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Blake Lively's Daughter Had The Most Hilarious Response To Her Mom's Sweater Dress

Parenting a toddler can be pretty intense at times, but it can also be completely hilarious, thanks to the fact that, well, little kids seem to come up with the best accidental one-liners ever. On Thursday, actress Blake Lively shared a photo on Inst…
By Alana Romain

Here's When Toy Story Land Will Officially Open, So You Can Plan Your Trip Now

For more than 20 years now, the Toy Story franchise has held a special place in kids' hearts. And now that many of those kids are now parents of their own Toy Story-loving little ones? Well it's no surprise that Walt Disney World's Toy Story Land has…
By Alana Romain

Will Kylie Jenner Give Birth On 'KUWTK'? Here's Why It's A Possibility

After keeping quiet for literally her entire pregnancy, Kylie Jenner's surprise Instagram birth announcement earlier this month — and the accompanying 11-minute video in which she revealed her pregnant belly to the world for the first time — naturall…
By Alana Romain

MTV Is Launching A New ‘Teen Mom’ Series, & The Trailer Is Seriously Emotional

It's been nine years since MTV premiered the first season of Teen Mom, the popular spin-off of its teen pregnancy docu-series, 16 & Pregnant. The success of the show has meant that fans can still watch the original lineup of moms as they continue to …
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Letting Your 2-Year-Old Watch Too Much TV Could Have Serious Health Effects, Study Says

Honestly, it can be really, really hard to navigate screen time use when you have kids. Many of us already spend more time than we probably should on our own devices after all, and, well, TVs and iPads really do help provide a little bit of quiet tim…
By Alana Romain

Khloe Reveals How She Fell In Love With Tristan Thompson, & It's Must-Read Relationship Advice

Reality star Khloé Kardashian might be preparing to welcome her first child into the world with her partner Tristan Thompson, but on Tuesday, the mom-to-be shared a Valentine's Day post on her app about their love story, and it was full of great rela…
By Alana Romain

Here's What The 2018 Olympic Village In PyeongChang Is Like

For the athletes competing in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, having the opportunity to actually represent your country on the world stage — and possibly walk away with an Olympic medal — is a dream come true. But even Olympic athletes need the…
By Alana Romain

The Royal Wedding Details Are Here, & OMG, It's Going To Be So Beautiful

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding day is only a few months away, but until now, all we'd been told was the date and the venue. That's clearly not enough information for those of us who need to figure out exactly how early we need to set our al…
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Mirai Nagasu Is The First Woman To Land A Triple Axel At The Olympics

Now that the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics are officially in full swing, fans are watching along eagerly as the athletes representing their countries attempt to bring home a medal. On Monday, Team USA did just that, picking up a bronze medal in the figur…
By Alana Romain

Spencer Pratt Hints That Heidi Could Be Pregnant Again In The Most Confusing Statement

Reality stars Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag were beyond thrilled when they announced the arrival of their son, Gunnar, in October 2017, but from the sounds of it, they definitely aren't wasting any time when it comes to expanding their family. In an…
By Alana Romain