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Erica Diamond On Couch Talk: Career, Work Life Balance and Biz Tips

I was honored to be spotlighted on the Canadian local show Couch Talk on Bell Media. The episode aired live this week. I wanted to share it with you because towards the end, I share some insight on why I believe in the cliche, "You can have it all, just not at the same time," and I also give some biz tips for…

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Wordless Wednesday: Bedtime

I find myself referencing Orange Is The New Black quite often lately, actually! Alright, the boys are going into 3rd and 7th grade in a few weeks. What say you for bedtimes? 3rd grade: _______ pm 7th grade: _______ pm I'm tottering on the fence. Expert mamas (yah, that means YOU mama), please weigh in. Also, what time do YOUR kids go…

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How To Brand Your New Mom Blog

Welcome back my wonderful readers! As our children begin to prepare for back to school, maybe YOU have wanted to dabble in the mom blogosphere. If you find yourself with more free time on your hands in September, maybe YOU have a message you wish to share with the masses. So, as our first 'back to the grind' post, a little…

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Summer Vacation Travel Tips With Kids

Traveling during peak summer times can be frustrating:  the lines are long, the planes are crowded, and it all can make for an uneasy travel experience. As a mom of two boys, aged 11 and 8, I can appreciate how traveling with young children can feel overwhelming. My boys have surprisingly become wonderful travelers. Whether we’re flying to visit family, or…

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I am My Beloved’s and My Beloved is Mine

By Guest Blogger Taly Fleischer On July 3rd 2005, I married Brandon – the love of my life. Our courtship was a whirlwind romance; the kind of stuff in fairy tales. Brandon and I first met in 1991 when I went on vacation with his brother and my friend. At the time, we all saw Brandon as the "little brother" that…

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Why Sleepaway Camp Is Good For Kids AND Parents

It's 9:15am Monday morning. I just finished a great 'Beat Spin and Abs' class, and I'm feeling good. A bit lonely, but gooooood. Last week, I sent my boys off to sleepaway camp, together, for the first time. The people I have bumped into have asked me, "So? How does it feel to have both your kids gone for the…

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Grey or Orange?

Happy Monday, Ladies! I hope you all enjoyed your Father's Day yesterday and had a chance to relax a little bit. We had a wonderfully relaxing day filled dads, grandads and family. The weekend was also accompanied by a few butterflies, as we get ready to send these boys off this week to summer camp. My little one for his first time. It…

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In Sheryl Sandberg’s Words…

Please note, I received special permission from Sheryl Sandberg to share her important message with WomenOnTheFence.com readers. She understood the mission of our blog to inspire women to get off the fence and get unstuck. I am in awe of her willingness and openness to share her journey with the world in hopes of both healing herself and helping others.  Her…

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7 Thoughts of a Mompreneur

By Guest Blogger Leah Bell Let's face it - most families need two incomes. But there are many moms who will do anything to stay home with their babies. Enter the mompreneur. We're seeing more direct-sales moms than ever before. We have moms doing start-ups, writing books, blogging, podcasting, and offering coaching or online courses. It’s not easy to be a stay-at-home mom.…

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Mother’s Day ‘Mom Thrive Guide’ With A Giveaway!

Sunday is the day we honor mothers everywhere. For some, Mother’s Day is a day to rejoice and celebrate motherhood. For others, it’s a sad and difficult day, as many will celebrate this Mother’s Day without a mom. I feel so grateful to be lovingly sandwiched in the middle.  A delicious and devoted mom on top, and two wonderful sons who are never too busy…

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