Rules for Life After 35

At a certain point, everybody needs an guidebook. Columnist Leigh Newman reveals her most helpful no-nos and yes-yeses.

A true sign of love is giving your partner the soft pillow.

Always give money to the girl with the violin or the guy with the guitar.

Never leave a hospital with a newborn but without a birth certificate.

Everybody loves a doughnut.

Everybody. Even divorce lawyers.

If you think you need concealer, you need concealer.

Thank-you notes. Always.

Leggings are not pants.