Julie Hambleton has a BSc in Food and Nutrition from the Western University, Canada, is a former certified personal trainer and a competitive runner.
Julie loves food, culture, and health, and enjoys sharing her knowledge to help others make positive changes and live healthier lives.
There are a variety of options for people whose “dream family” includes children. For some women, however, part of that journey is birthing that child themselves. Unfortunately, not everyone’s body cooperates. This is especially true for older women who are trying to conceive. After 10 years of trying, this woman finally had a baby at […]
A Secret Life of Mom Highlight Story: Sometimes there are stories that are just too memorable, too beautiful, or too touching to keep locked away. That’s why we scour the archives and bring some of them back to experience again. They may make you smile or shed a tear, but they’re always meant to add […]
Virginity is a social construct that comes with a lot of weight. Some people view being a virgin as a good thing, something to be praised or coveted. Others view it as a bad thing, indicating inexperience and not being “cool.” This mom spoke up on TikTok recently to explain why she teaches her daughters […]
A Secret Life of Mom Highlight Story: Sometimes there are tales that are just too good, too beautiful, or too unbelievable to keep locked away. That’s why we scour the archives and bring some of them back to enjoy again. They may make you smile or shed a tear, but they’re always meant to add […]
On the Mamas Uncut Facebook page, a woman who recently had a baby boy asked about one of the most controversial topics surrounding male babies: Circumcision. “I don’t want to circumcise my son,” she wrote. “All my friends and family are telling me I’m making a big mistake.” (1) This led to other users weighing in […]
Often friends give each other nicknames. They can be for fun and refer to a happy or funny memory. They can also simply be short-forms to make it faster to say a name: Josephine becomes “Jo,” and Robert becomes “Rob.” For many immigrant or indigenous peoples, however, shortening comes from other people not being able […]
In a city that’s known for its pizza, it’s no surprise that nutritionists are talking about the nutritional value of NYC’s favorite dish. According to this New York-based nutritionist, pizza is healthier than cereal for a fast, convenient breakfast. (1) Pizza Healthier Than Cereal For Breakfast According to registered dietitian Chelsey Amer, that leftover slice […]
When skin problems strike, what do you turn to? Over-the-counter masks, cleansers, and creams? A prescription from your dermatologist? Or, do you go the DIY route and make something at home with all-natural ingredients? That’s exactly what TikTok influencer Lauren tried to do when she applied a homemade turmeric facial to her skin. An unforeseen […]
Normally we view engagements as a done-deal: You and your fiancé are going to be married. What does it take for a couple to break off their engagement? This woman calls off her wedding after she discovers her fiancé’s porn addiction. (1) Woman Calls Off Her Wedding Because of Fiancé’s Porn Addiction Like any bride-to-be, […]
Growing up, our relationship with our siblings can be complicated. This can get even more complicated when step-siblings are brought into the picture. Sometimes these people get along as if they were actually siblings, other times – not so much. Then, there’s what happened in this family. This girl from Finland recently announced that she […]
Last month, a mother made the decision to send her daughter to bed without dinner because of some comments she made at the dinner table. She posted what happened on the popular Reddit forum AITA? to get the internet’s opinion. (1) Mom Sends Daughter to Bed Without Dinner The mother in question starts off her […]
Would you want to have the world’s largest family? I grew up with three siblings. To some people, this may seem huge, while to others, this is a pretty average-sized family. To this Russian woman who has 21 babies and wants to have up to 105 children, this is minuscule. Meet Kristina Ozturk: The Woman […]