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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 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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Playtime for Mommy: Sexual Exploration and the Tired Woman

By Guest Blogger Kayla Shaw Being superwoman isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be, is it? Between work, taking care of the house, the children and white knuckling the last threads of your social life, doing it all means you probably have a lack luster sex life. By the end of the day, any sex, let alone adventurous sex,…

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40 Things I’ve Learned In 40 Years

Well, I turn 40 today. Not quite sure when THAT happened?! I'm pretty sure it was just yesterday that I kissed my husband for the first time at 20 years old while watching two girls make out at Beaver Lake (a park here in Montreal). But clearly, it's NOT yesterday. Not even close. I've got more wrinkles, more cellulite, and honeys... more wisdom. So…

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The Importance of Female Friendships @OWNTV #OWNSHOW

Happy #MotivationMonday, ladies! My fourth episode of the #OWNSHOW on OWN TV aired live at 7am this morning. The topic was on the importance of finding your sisterhood. Here is this week's episode on OWN TV. My girlfriends are my oxygen tanks - not a word of a lie.  I'll tell you from personal experience, if there is one group of people besides my incredible family that…

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Fifty Shades of Valentine’s Day

I saw it. Last night. REQUEST: Please consider today's post the equivalent of a romance novel review. Let's not make into anything more than that today, shall we?  But first, let's recap a blog post I wrote on March 30th, 2012: Ladies, this book is hot. REALLY hot. And I'm not embarrassed to say that I put down an incredible memoir…

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Does Your Husband Have A Work Spouse?

TGIF Chiquitas!! That means 20/20 tonight, after Friday night dinner with friends (and double hockey). I LOVE Friday nights. We've been a little heavy around here lately, and as you know, I always like to switch things up, so I came across a funny topic that I hoped would soften the mood today. A friend of mine recently asked me if I…

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5 Great Fall Reads!

Fall is the perfect time to cozy up under the covers and get into a great book. On this week's Global TV segment, I shared five great fall reads... I included something for every woman: fiction, non-fiction, laugh-out-loud funny, witty, heartwarming, a heart-pounding thriller. Here is the segment on five worthy reads, plus I threw in four extra honorable mentions. Let's also not…

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