Flexing My Flirting Muscles

“Rachel, it’s time. You need to learn how to talk to guys and flirt again.” – Marni “Just go for it, you’ll have fun and it will be a good ego boost.” – Amanda “You should definitely do it, but can I PLEASE make your online dating profile.” – Jenni All of the above were real statements, made by real friends, telling me the mourning period was over and it was time for me to move on.  I had been […]

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What Moms Would Do With More Time

What would women do with more time? A new poll aims to find out. …the average woman feels she needs an extra 82 minutes a day to accomplish everything she would like…” PR News Wire A poll of 2,000 American women ages 18+ reveals what they say they would do if they had extra time in their day: 49% sleep 36% read 29% exercise 22% learn a new hobby 50% say they’ve given up a hobby because they didn’t have […]

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I Love Parenting My Adult Children. Here’s Why.

When our children prepare to graduate from high school or college, we as parents often struggle in a tug of war over power with them. We spend years shaping them into the adults we hope they’ll become, but inevitably, their future is determined by the choices they make—-whether we agree with them or not. Relationships between parents and their adult children can become strained during this time, which is why it’s so important to know when to let go and […]

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Mothers Need to Lead the Feminist Revolution

Growing up, I often heard my mother repeat the phrase: “you can do everything, just not all at once.” I am sure she said the same thing to our brother, but I knew she was really speaking to my sister and I, children born in the 1980s, just a decade or so shy of the rise of modern feminism and the birth of the idea that women can do whatever men can do. My own mother gave up her career […]

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The Top 5 Times I Lost it or Threw Shade at Kids

I may be a relatively well-seasoned mother of two, but I am still a very flawed human. Motherhood can be overwhelming and sometimes that stress can bring out my absolute worst qualities. I try to embrace this, and admit the un-admittable, because, the truth is, we are all in this together. If I ever want to celebrate our best days, I have to laugh at the worst (and I cross my fingers that you are laughing, too). Top 5 Times […]

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