Azure Hall

Journalist and voracious reader. When I'm not busy writing, you can usually find me at the nearest coffee shop and/or feeding French fries to my cat, Valentine.
Recent Articles

Is The March For Our Lives In Washington DC? Here Are All The Deets

Following the recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students are calling on Congress for change. One of the organized events to initiate this change is a march for gun violence prevention. The "March For Our Li…
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Siblings Help Each Other Develop This Crucial Emotional Skill, Study Finds

Parents put a lot of pressure on themselves to teach their children about the world and instill in them good values like honesty, integrity, and empathy. But, on that last point at least, some parents get a little bit of help. A recent study found th…
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Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir Aren't Dating, But Twitter Refuses To Believe It

The 2018 Winter Olympics have introduced me to my new obsessions. 17-year-old skiers who curse on live television, openly gay athletes who stick to their guns, and two seriously adorable Canadian ice dancers that the world can't stop 'shipping. Tessa…
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Is Lindsey Vonn Single? The Olympian Has Been Candid About Her Love Life Recently

A lot of strong voices have emerged from the 2018 Winter Olympics, with athletes showcasing more than just their sporting ability. It's no wonder the world has gained an interest in the athletes themselves, just as much as the competitions, wanting t…
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Study: Newborn Babies Can Suffer Strokes & Here's How Their Brains Recover

Coming from the comfort and safety of a mother's womb to life outside can be rough. Birth can be hard on a baby's brain, so can the change in blood circulation from mom to neonate. For these reasons, newborns can suffer from strokes and it's fairly c…
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Gus Kenworthy's Net Worth Will Make You Want To Pick Up Professional Skiing ASAP

The athletes of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang make up a diverse group of individuals, each of whom brought with them a unique set of skills and a backstory worthy of a book deal. The lucky few who cash in on their skills earn a pretty penny…
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Study: A Father's Stress May Have A Surprising Impact On Their Children's Brain Development

It has long been understood that a mother's choices and environment during pregnancy, such as diet and vitamin intact, have an impact on the health and development of her baby. However, more recent research is revealing that a father's well-being als…
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Fans Think Jinger Duggar's Latest Pregnancy Update Is Full Of Hints About Her Baby's Sex

Another Duggar is on the way! Jeremy Vuolo and wife Jinger announced in January that they are expecting a baby and fans have been anxiously awaiting updates ever since. And on Saturday night, Jinger Duggar gave fans a pregnancy update at 18 weeks alo…
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Olympic Figure Skater Adam Rippon Is "America's Sweetheart," But Is He Dating Anyone?

The 2018 Winter Olympics have introduced the world to a whole new set of athletes to obsess over. My own personal Olympic obsession came in the form of the first openly gay figure skater who turned down a White House visit on principle alone. The fac…
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The Number Of Babies Dying In Their Sleep Has Risen & Here's What Experts Want Parents To Know

The looming risk of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) weighs heavily upon the minds of many new parents. Safe sleep guidelines — such as placing babies on their backs to sleep and not giving them pillows or blankets — were put into place more tha…
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Tyga Has Finally Broken His Silence On Kylie Jenner's Baby News

When the news of Kylie Jenner's then-rumored pregnancy broke, those close to her completely refrained from making official comment on it. Fans and the media alike anxiously awaited confirmation from Jenner or another official source — not least of wh…
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Mick Mulvaney Compared Proposed SNAP Food Boxes To Blue Apron, & Twitter Is Furious

The Trump administration recently announced plans to overhaul the SNAP program by replacing food stamp funds with boxes of food that would be delivered to recipients' homes. Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney compared SNAP …
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What Is The Value Of An Olympic Silver Medal? Here's How You Can Tell

The ultimate goal of Olympic athletes is to go home with the gold. But considering the level of competition at the games, placing at all is more than impressive. Along with the prestige of being a medal recipient, the awards themselves have worth. Th…
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People Are Shaming Chrissy Teigen For This Nude Pregnancy Photo, & OMG, Can We Just Not?

There are few public figures I relate to more than Chrissy Teigen. We are both mid-pregnancy, enduring chubby cheeks and rapidly expanding waistlines. She tweets the words right out of my mouth. That being said, not everyone is as big a fan as I am. …
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'BiP' Alum Jade Roper Tolbert Has A Message For People Criticizing Her Breastfeeding Photos

Breastfeeding is difficult, especially for first-time-moms. Aside from potential technical difficulties with latching and milk supply, there is a whole world out there waiting to judge you for every aspect of your breastfeeding journey and shame you …
By Azure Hall

Meet Desmond Napoles, The 10-Year-Old Self-Proclaimed "Drag Kid" Who Stole The Show At NYFW

Get ready to meet your latest obsession. Desmond Napoles, the 10-year-old self-proclaimed "drag kid" who stole the show at New York Fashion Week has officially arrived and he's not going anywhere any time soon. More than just a pretty face, this youn…
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This Photo Of Jennifer Garner Helping Sell Girl Scout Cookies Is Literally Every Scout Mom

In case you've been living under a rock these last few weeks, let me be the first to inform you that Girl Scout cookie season is in full swing. Along with the youngsters, many parents are out slinging Samoas as well. And this photo of Jennifer Garner…
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Restricted Diet Moms Everywhere Will Relate To This Viral Video On Dairy-Free Nursing Diets

Oh, the things parents do for their children. Moms give up a lot for their kids during pregnancy — wine, sushi, that second or third cup of coffee. That sacrifice doesn't always end once the baby is out in the world, though. Breastfeeding can come wi…
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People Are Shaming Kylie Jenner After She Was Spotted In Public For The First Time Post-Baby

Kylie Jenner flew pretty far under the radar for the past nine months, enjoying her pregnancy out of the public eye. Since the arrival of baby Stormi on Feb. 1, she has made her way back onto social media (bless) and is now being photographed by the …
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Meet The First US Olympian To Bring Home The Gold In The 2018 Winter Games

A U.S. athlete finally metaled in PyeongChanng, and it was a gold. Red Gerard, the 17-year-old Olympian, just brought home the U.S.'s first gold in snowboarding and he and his family couldn't be more excited. From humble beginnings in backyard boardi…
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