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The Bahamas’ ‘Financialista’ warns of overspending this Christmas

We’re in the middle of the Christmas season, which means that many people will be busting their budgets buying gifts for family members and friends.

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Lightening the load: Young entrepreneur starts laundry pick-up service

It’s a brand new day, and now you will have time to enjoy it, thanks to the owners of a recently launched pick-up and drop-off laundry service called Miss Millie’s.

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Teen author debuts new book at Atlantis, Ardastra

Most authors pray they will snag a spot on the New York Times, Washington Post or Amazon’s best-sellers list to get wide exposure, but 14-year-old Sierra Blair took a different route.

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The gender implications of poverty and degradation

We remain locked in a male-empowering, female-disempowering gaze that builds along racial and ethnic lines using stereotypes and particular behaviours as moral and social markers of difference.

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Paint the town orange to end violence against women

Orange has become synonymous with advocating for the empowerment of women and girls, thanks to Zonta International, which consists of 29,000 members in 63 countries.

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No stopping a woman on a mission

Two days before she was leaving Freeport to travel to Nassau to record her new song, gospel artist Vanessa Clarke slipped and fell.

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Celebrate Christmas in style: Carey’s hosts holiday fashion show

Carey’s Fabric and Uniform Store on Saturday jump-started the holiday shopping season with a showcase aimed at fashionistas looking for new outfits to wear to this year’s Christmas parties and balls.

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Girl power on full display

The pros and cons of social media, respect for women, sexuality and peer pressure – these were just some of the topics touched on at the second successful GirlCon in Grand Bahama last week.

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Small steps, big rewardsService to assist teen parents gets governmental validation

Winning the Minister’s Cup for Youth Excellence, said Teen Life Skills Services founder Felicia Campbell, has taught her two important lessons: to never underestimate humble beginnings, and to understand that small steps eventually lead to big strid

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Treat me like a lady

The Collins Dictionary says that when you say a woman is a lady, you mean that she behaves in a polite, dignified and graceful way. You see, being a lady is much more than having a series of female body parts. Like beauty, it goes deeper than the sur

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Quit shaming alternative journeys to motherhood

Like most parents, actress Gabrielle Union and NBA star Dwyane Wade were delighted to introduce their new baby to the world.The photos that were released via social media last week were just what you would imagine: the parents, cradling their preciou

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FROM CONSUMER TO COSMETIC CHEMIST: Nicole McCardy focuses on integrity in product development

The next time you pick up a cream or ointment from your local drugstore you may be purchasing a product that was developed by a young Bahamian woman who has found herself on the cutting edge of cosmetic manufacturing.

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Powerhouse women enlisted for 'GirlCon' 2018

Conference to tackle question of gender equality in the Bahamas

Bahamian girls will do their part in the fight for for true gender equality worldwide when they attend GirlCon in Freeport on November 20.This is the second time the conference is being held. The theme this year is “I am, I can, I will”. Organisers s

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Natural remedies - you know it makes scents

FOR BAHAMIAN woman Corey Cartwright, the road to becoming a small business owner has so far been a rewarding experience.

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Helping youngsters make sense of their money

HAVING been a member of the Royal Bahamas Police Force for the past three decades, Gabrielle Pratt has seen what the lack of money can lead people to do.

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