Winter Haven woman accused of throwing baby across room

A 30-year-old Winter Haven woman is accused of throwing a 7-month-old across a living room, breaking his arm and fracturing his leg. Jeri Lorraine Sorenson, of 291 Cherry Laurel Lane in Winter Haven, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of aggravated child abuse. While Sorenson was visiting a friend in…

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15 Honest Reasons Women Say They Don’t Want To Get Married

Marriage isn’t for everyone, especially these days. In 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 124.6 million Americans 16 years and older were single ― or 50.2 percent of the population ―  compared with 37.4 percent of the population in 1976.  What’s behind the decision to stay single? Below, 16 women…

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The 20 Funniest Tweets From Women This Week

The ladies of Twitter never fail to brighten our days with their brilliant ― but succinct ― wisdom. Each week, HuffPost Women rounds up hilarious 140-character musings. For this week’s great tweets from women, scroll through the list below. Then visit our Funniest Tweets From Women page for our past…

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Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

In this week’s Twitter madness, it was revealed that one very hot man and one very hot lady have made a (most likely) very hot baby. That’s right ladies, Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are beginning to breed talented actors likely to devastate the world with their smoldering good looks….

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Dear Esquire, 42-Year-Old Women Were Always Damn Sexy

An open letter to Esquire’s Tom Junod: Dear Tom (now you won’t go calling me “Ma’am” just because I think we can be on a first-name basis, will you Tom?), I’m writing today with a friendly, writer-to-writer suggestion: You might want to get your head out of your arse and…

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Banks Won’t Give Mortgages To Women On Maternity Leave

In midst of a handful of settlements, the Department of Justice and the Department of Housing and Urban development HUD) is making it very clear that banks are not to discriminate against pregnant women or women on maternity leave. View full post on Parents – The Huffington Post #pso #htcs…

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Doctors Fail To Counsel Pregnant Women On Toxic Chemical Risks

When Penelope Jagessar Chaffer became pregnant, her obstetrician warned her to avoid alcohol, cigarettes and mercury-laden tuna. Dangers posed to her unborn child by industrial chemicals such as flame retardants, pesticides and plastics, however, never came up. “No one told me anything about any of this stuff,” said Jagessar Chaffer,…

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