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Should Stay-at-Home Moms Demand A Postnup?

Postnuptial agreements - they're all the rage! Just kidding, no they're not. We've all heard of the prenup. But what about the postnup? Yes, that is what some lawyers are recommending for spouses who put their careers on hold to have their children. Prenuptial agreements have become so common among the 1 percent they are considered practically a given. But…

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F*ck Cancer: Life Lessons From My Mother

By Guest Blogger Julie Greenbaum It's funny what you remember from your childhood. Our earliest memories of events, interactions and people can stay with us and resonate for the rest of our lives. It's also cool how at the moment of conception, thousands of generations that preceded us, come together at that magical moment, and give us all the qualities…

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QUIZ: How Strong Is Your Work/Life Balance?

Hi Girls, and Happy Hump Day to you! We're smack in the middle of the week, which means we're still in WORK mode, but we're also approaching LIFE mode with the weekend a couple of days away. Work/life balance is something many of us strive for, but it's often hard to know if we've made it there. Are we balanced? Can…

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A Past Distilled

By Guest Blogger Cynthia Kazandjian We are born, so to speak, provisionally, it doesn’t matter where. It is only gradually that we compose within ourselves our true place of origin so that we may be born there retrospectively and each day more definitely." ~Rainer Maria Rilke You could argue that I came by my family unit for all the wrong reasons…

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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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And on the 198th Day of the Year, She Rested

Girls, I am taking my annual July blogging break, only this year, it's only going to be the last two weeks of July. I do this every year for my mental wellbeing, and for the quality of this blog. It is my gift to myself. It is not easy to continuously keep things fresh, relevant and interesting, so every July, I…

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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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A Tribute To My Three Fathers

By Guest Blogger Marnie Grundman  My name is Marnie. I am a 40-something woman, girl, lady, mother, sister, daughter, aunt... you get the picture. I am currently at the peak of transition in my life-- starting over in every conceivable way. Living in a new city. Subletting as my material world lays in storage. I can literally go anywhere, become…

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In Sheryl Sandberg’s Words…

Please note, I received special permission from Sheryl Sandberg to share her important message with 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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