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5 Life Lessons Learned From My Son’s Near Death Experience

By Guest Blogger Ruth Zive My son was blue, limp, lifeless, silent... essentially dead.  And then in five moments of interminable chaos, stress, hysteria and prayer, my daughter and I brought him back to life. This day changed everything, and ultimately propelled me off of the fence, in so many…

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BREAKING ANNOUNCEMENT: Erica Diamond Ambassador for Lancôme Canada

“The Lancôme woman is graceful and timeless, a beautiful and empowered women.” Julia Roberts “When you look at the women who have represented Lancôme, their beauty penetrates to a deeper level, an emotional level, as opposed to just being about the façade.” Kate Winslet “Lancôme is like an homage to…

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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…

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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…

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#MotivationMonday: No Overnight Success

I saw this on Twitter last week and saved it for today's Motivation Monday. It literally gave me goosebumps. For anyone who has ever tried, failed, overcome and tested their resilience to the nth degree, this one is for you. For anyone who is trying, failing, overcoming, and testing your…

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10 Hot Summer Fashion Trends

Summer is officially around the corner, and whether you’re a working girl or stay-at-home mom, here are some summer fashion trends that you might like to wear this upcoming season. I am LOVING some of these cool summer fashion trends! Summer is my favorite season. I'm not on the fence here...…

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5 Great Summer Reads!

Summer is the perfect time to take a break, lay out in the sunshine and get into a great book. On this week's Global TV segment, I shared five great summer reads. In the fall, I had included something for every woman: fiction, non-fiction, laugh-out-loud funny, witty, heartwarming, and a heart-pounding thriller. For…

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Wordless Wednesday: #C2MTL Madness and Motherhood

Erica Diamond here reporting live from Day 2 at C2MTL.;) For those of you who may not have heard of C2MTL, well, I quote my friend Jenn Campbell of Diary Of A Social Gal... I think she says it best: The likes of ALEC BALDWIN, ANDRE AGASSI and CHELSEA CLINTON  are headliners, along with the…

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Change Is Inevitable, Growth Is Optional

Embracing change is never easy. We as a people, are not by nature, adaptive to change. Why? Change means 'new.' Change involves the unknown. Change means breaking comfortable patterns. Change involves going outside our comfort zone. We can fight change, we can try to avoid it, but change happens. And while change…

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A Visit To Microsoft Headquarters

Hello Ladies! It's good to be back! It all started Monday morning. I kissed my three men goodbye at 6am and headed to the airport. I was going to Seattle Grey Mercy West. No, I wasn’t. I’ve just always wanted to say that (I’m a big Grey’s Anatomy fan) ;) But for real,…

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