WATCH: A Mother’s Day in Portage Substance Abuse Rehab Facility

Sunday is Mother's Day- a day to celebrate and honor mothers everywhere. Today is not your typical WomenOnTheFence.com Mother's Day blog post. No, today, I decided to spotlight Portage, a substance abuse rehabilitation facility with a special Mother-Child program, helping mothers and children with addiction. I wanted desperately to give some of these nameless women who have fallen through the cracks,…

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INTERVIEW: The Secret To Success and How To Live Your Passion With Adam Braun

"Four years ago, I sat at my desk overlooking the Manhattan skyline from the 25th floor of 3 Times Square. I was in my mid-twenties, earning a six-figure salary at Bain & Company, which has now been rated the #1 global consulting firm by Consulting Magazine for 11 years straight. I looked down at the drafted email on my desktop, took…

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A Mother’s Day Interview with Brooke Burke-Charvet

With Mother's Day on Sunday, I decided to spotlight a multi-taking, working mom this year whom I also consider a friend. Brooke Burke, Host of Dancing With The Stars and Co-CEO of ModernMom.com was an early supporter of my writing, my book and myself in general. She has given me her unwaivering support, and therefore today I'm thrilled to give you our…

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The Little Things are the Big Things

I don't often share the press we receive, but yesterday, two nice interviews came out and I wanted to share them with you. One of the interviewers used my answer to title the article. I'm so glad they did, because it is how I feel. The little things truly ARE the big things in life. I don't think we realize…

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Interview With Denise Richards – Career, Motherhood, Body Image, Charlie Sheen and More…

I spent the afternoon in New York last week with long distance friend, mom, and actress Denise Richards. We chatted over tea and scones, and then I decided to ask her some questions and find out what it's like to be a single, working mom in the spotlight. Denise was candid, honest and sincere about her life. I give you, our…

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INTERVIEW: Erica Diamond Gets Up Close and Personal with Kristen Johnston

I was watching 20/20 about three weeks ago, and saw the familiar, funny girl that is Kristen Johnston. But, it wasn't so funny. It was deep, and it was dark. I was mesmerized. Her story was riveting. I chased her down until I found her, and am thrilled to feature her today on WomenOnTheFence.com. I give you, actress, author, and…

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Interview with Soledad O’Brien: On Career, Marriage, Motherhood and More

When I met Soledad O'Brien for the first time in August at Blogher in New York City, I was truly intrigued. She is the CNN anchor we watch daily cover hurricanes, disasters, and important news. Yet, when you speak to her in person, she has this other side. This aura to her. A sweet, fun-loving, and exceptionally charming side. To…

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Erica Diamond Interviews Huffington Post Founder Arianna Huffington

I am still on a high from meeting a true pioneer and leader in her field, Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post.  This woman is the real deal. When you talk to her, you can FEEL her energy. She gives you direct eye contact (which I love), a firm handshake, and lets you know she HEARS you. Arianna is…

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The Liz Lange Interview: Her Maternity Empire, Motherhood, and More

Liz, I'm thrilled to have you, a savvy entrepreneur and mom grace our blog. I don’t think Liz Lange Maternity needs much introduction-- most of our mom readers know this well-known, fantastic brand. I loved my Liz Lange Maternity clothes when I was pregnant- comfort, style, affordability. Please tell us the story of how Liz Lange Maternity was born. I…

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Erica Diamond Interviews Craig Newmark. Yah, THAT Craig- Founder of craigslist

If you follow this blog, you know that I go after what I want. With RELENTLESS DETERMINATION. There is an interview I've wanted for some time. It was Craig. THE Craig, founder of craigslist (who nicely corrected my spelling of CraigsList, explaining it should be written in all lower-case). The way he spells craigslist and his newest initiative, craigconnects, is just…

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