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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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How To Get Your Marriage To Sizzle For Valentine’s Day And Beyond!

Happy almost Valentine's Day! I like how relationship expert Colleen Long uses the "chocolate/broccoli" analogy. Our long term, loving, secure relationships are the "broccoli." They are the things that, if we stay committed to, consistently over time grow us up. They make us healthier, more evolved, more balanced, well-rounded individuals. However, chocolate comes along in life (just like opportunities for affairs) and…

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Single and Happy for the Holidays

By Arlene Dickinson I decided to share this because, well, it's the holidays. Enough said. I can't imagine I am the only woman over 50, not married or in a serious relationship, that has been told by some well-meaning friend that it would be so good for me to find someone. Find someone? Is there a specific spot that I…

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How a Six Month Separation Saved a Troubled Marriage

By Guest Blogger Sylvia Smith Sometimes you need to take a step back in order to have the courage to walk forward and get what you want. In the case of Sandy (not her real name), she took a six-month break from her marriage and it not only gave her the space she needed, it gave her the marriage she…

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