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Friendships: Women Don’t Tell Each Other Everything, Do We?

October 3, 2011 by


In the past week, I realized that there are two subjects that are taboo among women. 1. Admitting that you have a hard time making friends. 2. Admitting that you’ve been dumped by a friend. Last week, my story “Why Do Moms Have a Hard Time Making Friends?” ran on the Huffington Post. We were […]

2 Videos We Love: Grandparents Dirty Talk & Geena Davis Talks Gender Images

September 23, 2011 by


1. Thelma does her research. So she’s only eternally Thelma in our minds, but according to Geena Davis’s Institute on Gender Media, women aren’t doing much of anything in movies today except … getting barefoot and pregnant. According to Mashable: In her research, Davis found that most of the women portrayed in mainstream, family-friendly media […]

The Death Of A Child: Every Woman Has a Story To Tell

September 14, 2011 by


everyone has a story…if we just listen Guest Post by Gail Doktor One of my dear friends took me out for a day of pampering just a few weeks after my youngest daughter died. At the time, I was still shell-shocked and trying to cope with loss. The biggest decision of my day was what color […]

Womb For Rent: A Personal Tale On Surrogacy

August 22, 2011 by


Guest Post by Andrea Chisholm Prime Location built in 1979. Vacant for three years. Monthly maintenance continued during vacancy. Two prior occupants each with nine month leases. Impeccable upkeep. Experienced and laid back landlord. Property amenities include daily afternoon naps, organic home cooked meals, evening yoga and classical music. Nine month lease only. Available immediately. […]

Body Image: My Mummy Tummy In A Bikini

August 19, 2011 by


I bought a new bikini from J.Crew this year  in hopes that I could trade in my tankini during my beach vacation for something more comfy, not as tight or so drapy. The best part of being at the beach is the breeze on your skin and if your whole belly is covered by stretchy […]

Why Is Making Friends With Other Moms So Hard?

July 28, 2011 by


Mom friend and breakup stories are everywhere these days, and to add to the list is an interesting essay on Babble “Why is making friends with other moms so hard?” On my son’s first day of kindergarten, there was an element of who will I sit with at lunch mentality. This anxiety was not coming from my […]