A couple of days ago, Ava and I went searching for a Mother’s Day gift to send to my mom. It happens every year: I spend a month trying to figure out the most perfect and thoughtful gift to illustrate how much I love and appreciate her, and then with two days to spare, I scramble. Last year, I found myself standing in the beauty section of Marshalls holding a can of Big Sexy … [Read more...] about My Mother’s Day Failure
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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill Feeling discouraged sometimes? Do your dreams take wings and fly away, leaving you grounded for the time being? It happens to all of us and when it does, it’s important to remember that success is not always success, nor is failure failure. More often than not, … [Read more...] about My Favorite Celebrity “Failures”
Data from the United Nations shows that between 1990 and 2008, the United States maternal mortality rate nearly doubled, while the overwhelming majority of countries collectively decreased their rates by 34% (Coeytauz et al 2011). We have a right to criticize the shameful state of American maternal care when more money is spent on childbirth than any of other area of … [Read more...] about American Childbirth: A Human Rights Failure?
Reality star Bethenny Frankel shared intimate details of her marriage with the world - and now she's speaking candidly about her divorce as well. The 42-year-old opened up about her split from husband Jason Hoppy in an emotional interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Wednesday. "I feel like a failure. I really put it out there. I wanted the fairytale," she said. " I thought I … [Read more...] about Bethenny Frankel on Her Divorce: “I Feel Like a Failure”