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Scheduling “Date Nights”

When Jacqueline Elman pitched me on this topic, I honestly wasn't sure if if you ladies would go for it. But then, I thought "Hey, let's bring the cat outta the bag and (in the words of Linda Richman), talk amongst ourselves." Still in my Mike Myers, Linda Richman New York accent,  "I'll give you a topic. Would you pencil-in and "schedule"…

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SHE IS SOMEONE

"After the conviction of Stanford rapistalready been shortened to only four months) and the haunting letter his victim read to him in court, the social media sphere has been rife with conversations about how sexual assault is handled terribly in the U.S. This is exactly why the cast of “Girls,” (Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet, Lena Dunham, and Jemima Kirke) are…

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The Sum of our Parts

By Jill Rosenthal Unless you’ve been very, very lucky, chances are your life has been affected by some tragic event. A childhood friend of mine lost her mom at 13 and the emotional seismic waves of a loss so profound can still be felt, even now, 30ish years later. Another friend who has been very close since we were tweens…

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Brother’s Day

Brother’s Day celebrates the bond between brothers – an amazing gift that should be cherished.  Happy International Brother's Day! When I gave birth to my older son, almost 13 years ago this September, someone bought me a book called Mother To Son, by Melissa and Harry Harrison. The book was life lessons on how to raise a boy- something I knew nothing of. When I was pregnant…

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Wisdom Wednesday: 26 Minutes Plus 4

Sheryl Sandberg recently gave the commencement address to Berkeley’s graduates. It's no secret that I am Sheryl Sandberg fan. I have written about Leaning In (and yes, Leaning Out too). Sheryl gave me permission to share one of her most heartfelt posts to date on losing her husband. It was breathtaking, and you should read it. So, third time will be a charm around here…

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12 Secrets To Success in Life and Womanhood

In case you're a new reader, I am a Certified Women's Life, Business and Success Coach. I have worked with hundreds of women as a coach, consultant and mentor for over 15 years.  I have studied success for thousands of hours, and have spoken on the topic many times. Based on my research, and based upon my own personal experience as…

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Why We Love Bad Boys

By Kadi Hunt As I was driving home this afternoon, I spotted a dog running frantically through my neighborhood. I stopped the car and spent fifteen minutes trying to lure this creature, who couldn’t decide if he’d rather play with me or bite me, into the backseat. After several minutes of painful squatting and embarrassing baby talk, he finally ran…

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How To Deal With Difficult In-Laws

Happy Wednesday, ladies! I started Hump Day off with my weekly parenting segment on Global TV. Today we chatted Monster Mother In-Laws. If you are currently dealing with Jane Fonda as your Monster-In-Law, I shared some tips and strategies. All jokes aside, if you struggle with difficult in laws, please tune into today's segment for tips on how to establish peace in the home. Direct link…

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How To Add Spice and Romance To Your Relationship Using Feng Shui

By Guest Blogger Kathryn Weber Springtime is a great time for sweeping out the old, and ushering in the new. Spring cleaning is a wonderful exercise! When it comes to slipping between the sheets, the last thing you’re probably thinking about is feng shui in your bedroom. Yet it’s the feng shui of your bedroom that could just make the…

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Would You Swipe An App To Find Your New Best Friend? Watch This and Then Decide.

Swiping to make your next best friend? Tinder-Style dating-style apps are helping women make new friends. Yes, that was my topic for this morning's weekly Global TV segment. Now, before you say NO to this possibly up-and-coming trend, before you say that finding platonic friends online is desperate, ridiculous, and something you'd never try, I ask you to kindly watch my segment. And…

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