Monica Weigel McCarthy
Monica Weigel McCarthy is the Education Manager at Park Avenue Armory in New York.
A Mother Lode of Streaming Movies to Celebrate Every Type of Mom
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This New Book Claims We Should Stop Being 'Alpha Females' to Save Our Marriages
Are professional and marital success mutually exclusive?
Last Night’s ‘Big Little Lies’ Premiere May Not Be Identical to the Book, But Here’s Why I’m Watching
HBO’s new book-to-TV drama led by Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman is a step in the right direction.
10 Past Oscar-Winning Films You Can Stream Right Now
Remember that award winner you swore you would watch? Now's your chance.
Johnnyswim (Bandmates and Husband-Wife Duo) on Work, Kids, and the Power of Instincts
This up-and-coming musical act opens up about the creative process.
10 Great Books from 2016 That You Might Have Missed
Nonfiction and fiction had a great year, so don’t let these must-reads pass you by.
I Saw ‘The Birth of a Nation,’ and Here’s Why I Can’t Get It Out of My Head
Amid the director’s sexual assault allegations, this movie provokes some tough questions.
10 Great Books to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer
Nothing beats a great vacation read, and we’ve collected the best for every kind of reader.
This Model with Muscular Dystrophy Is Fighting for Change (and She’s Winning)
The new face of Beyoncé’s merchandise, Jillian Mercado, is a true trailblazer.
Battling the Overwhelm on a Daily Basis? This Hilarious Ad Will Make You Feel Better
It's comforting to know we're not alone!
Amy Schumer Gives the World a Hilarious Reality Check About What Natural Beauty Really Looks Like
Amy Schumer is my new hero.
5 Reasons You Should Go See Zootopia (Even if You Don’t Like Kid Movies)
Just like Inside Out, this ‘kid’ movie has a lot to offer.
9 Surprisingly Good Movies on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime
We sifted through the streaming options for these gems to enjoy on your next at-home movie night.
4 Ways Downton Abbey Taught Me to Think About Life Differently
Downton Abbey is so much more than your average TV drama—cheers to the end of an era!
A Quick and Easy Guide to the Best Picture Nominees for This Year’s Oscars
Consider this your CliffsNotes guide to the best films of the year.
A New Study Shows Rom-Coms Can Make Us More Tolerant of Stalking
I put this theory to test on three of my favorite movies, and didn't like what I discovered.
We Love the Way Anne Hathaway Defended Jennifer Lawrence
It's pretty rare for a celebrity to act as a true role model, but Anne just did.
RIP, Alan Rickman—Your Characters Taught Me So Much About Life
From Colonel Brandon to Professor Snape, Alan Rickman's varied characters told some masterful stories.
If You Need a Reason for Not Basing Your Body Image on a Victoria’s Secret Model, Here It Is
These women are paid to tailor their bodies to current trends, not to reflect true or lasting beauty.
Meet the Barbie Doll That Sold Out Within Hours of Being Released
Amid declining Barbie sales, Mattel has finally struck a chord.