And On The 353rd Day, She Rested

Do you hear that sound? It's the sound of the home stretch. The approach of the end of a year. Christmas, Hanukkah, holiday season, Nat King Cole and reindeers. BOXING DAY! It’s also the time where I close up the blogging shop for 2 1/2 weeks. Yup, I do. I rest my kepi (that’s Hebrew for head), and come back…

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2014: A WomenOnTheFence® Year In Review

Welcome to the home stretch of 2014. Another year down- CAN YOU BELIEVE? This year was, without a doubt, an interesting year. As has become somewhat of a yearly tradition on WomenOnTheFence.com, for the new and old readers, I recap our year. [caption id="attachment_25193" align="alignnone" width="350"] photo credit: vimeo.com[/caption] So here goes. Some of my favorite moments, dating from January…

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@Oprah on Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014

I gotta admit, I'm a sucker for this show. Barbara Walters celebrated the 21st anniversary of her 10 Most Fascinating People special last night. As long as Bawbwa Wawa keeps this yearly special going, I will tune in! The highlight for me last night was Elon Musk. Please do yourself a favor, and watch this. You won't be sorry. This guy is…

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How I Learned to Play Business Like a Hockey Player: Lessons From My Dad The Hockey Scout

By Guest Blogger Rebecca Mayville Whether we like it or not, we have our parents to thank for many things. One of my favorites traits I inherited from my mother is the love of a good mystery – whether that mystery lie in a book, or in a hunting down a great recipe or in finding the perfect theme for…

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Wordless Wednesday: The WomenOnTheFence® Makeover Is Here!

We did it! It has been a looong time in the making. We have been working fervently on our blog redesign in order to give you the best and most optimal reading experience possible-- a more user-friendly, easier to navigate, and specifically, a more mobile friendly destination. It has been no easy feat. [caption id="attachment_25036" align="alignnone" width="275"] photo credit: theexplosivegeneration.com[/caption] But, here it is!  We have…

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On The Fence About Cosmetic Surgery?

Girls, I would like to preface this post by saying that I am not for or against plastic surgery - I am for a woman's right to choose what works for her. We have never discussed cosmetic surgery so I thought it was time - and we chose a renowned New York City doctor to do so. I am opting to…

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5 Strategies To De-Stress Your Kids

[caption id="attachment_24981" align="alignnone" width="275"] photo credit: mylifetime.com[/caption] I wanted to share this week's Global TV segment with you. In my coaching practice, I am seeing extraordinarily high levels of stress and tension in families lately as a common thread. Many of my female clients are stressed, burned out, and it's being filtered down to their kids. One study says 50% of kids today feel stressed…

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Having It All

By Guest Blogger Cathy Villeneuve I am a 44 year-old woman, and I have been single for the past eight years following a nasty separation and divorce. I have two boys from the same father, my ex-husband. I live in a nice rented house, in a nice community, and I own my own business. I constantly need to find new…

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How To Stay Healthy During The Winter Months

It's December. December, people!! When did THAT happen? Beside beautiful falling snow, winter often brings something entirely different -- flu season!  In fact, my family's skin has already faded from golden brown (summer lovin') to pale white to green-like. My boys have started their first runny noses, and you can feel the winter chill in the air fast approaching. We…

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@Aeroplan’s 30th Anniversary SPREE With A Giveaway!

You might recall we are doing a full week of Black Friday shopping on WomenOnTheFence.com. You also may recall we have done exciting giveaways in the past with Aeroplan as well. You, my lovely readers, know that I have been a loyal member of the Aeroplan program, accumulating Aeroplan Miles as I have spent dollars (which I have redeemed for airfare, hotel, car…

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