Women in Real Life

Life's real, unfiltered moments.

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Here's What a Day at the Beach Really Looks Like

It's not all crystal clear water and piña coladas.

Here's What People Would Really Do If They Won the Lottery

Spoiler: It involves paying off debt and buying lots of puppies. 

Here's What Happens When You Leave Your Kids Alone for Two Minutes

Every parent knows that when things are too quiet, the kids are up to no good. Follow us at @WomenIRL for more hilarious moments like these, and tag your own photos #WomenIRL! 

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11 Hysterical Notes That Illustrate the Reality of Parenthood

These notes are totally adorable—and relatable.

Is Instagram Making You Gain Weight?

When it comes to food porn, looking (but not touching) can catch up to your waistline.

12 Parenthood Disasters That Prove You're Not Alone

Because being a parent can be messy.

14 Inspirational Books for Women

Notable female authors and influencers—from Emma Donoghue to Real Simple’s very own Kristin van Ogtrop—share what books they think every woman should have on their reading list. 

How to Stop Procrastinating

Tune out distractions and stay on task with these seven expert-approved tactics.

10 Tips for Becoming a Morning Person

Night owls, rejoice: You, too, can wake up bright–eyed and bushy–tailed. Here’s how to make it happen.