Repeat Performance on Autism Live It was around this time last year that I first appeared on Shannon Penrod’s show, Autism Live. Shannon and I discussed how my husband and I first discovered our son’s autism, my short film, “Autism and Cake,” and how I advocate for my son. This second time, Shannon graciously discussed my book, “Remembering Monty Hall,” which was just … [Read more...] about Repeat Performance on Autism Live
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It is almost time for annual performance reviews at many companies. I can already feel the anxiety building as we prepare to receive some “constructive feedback” about our job performance and decisions about promotions and raises. Annual performance reviews are especially stressful for many women. Whether this is due to cultural norms of female modesty or negative perceptions … [Read more...] about It’s Okay to Brag During Performance Reviews
Ellen DeGeneres, Tobey Maguire, and Alicia Silverstone are just a few of the many celebrities that are open about being apart of the vegan lifestyle. However, a NFL running back vegan is not something we hear about often until this week. NFL's running back for the Houston Texans Arian Foster says that he is going vegan. Sports fans and fantasy football players are freaking … [Read more...] about Can an NFL Running Back Perform on a Vegan Diet?
A 36-year-old woman put on quite a show last month at Brooklyn’s Microscope Gallery. She gave birth as performance art. It was called, “The Birth of Baby X.” Inside a cozy area made to look like a bedroom -- complete with a birthing tub, the bed in which the baby was supposedly conceived, a portable shower, a fridge, a microwave oven and other comforts like a rocking chair … [Read more...] about Parenting As Performance Art?
Blue Cross Blue Shield has begun a campaign to reduce hysterectomy rates, after their study determined that as many as 2 out of 3 hysterectomies performed could have been avoided. Those are pretty shocking stats! A hysterectomy is a serious procedure that removes a woman's reproductive organs. It leaves a woman unable to carry children, has lasting hormonal side effects, … [Read more...] about Hysterectomy Often Performed Unnecessarily, According to Study