March is Women’s History month, but let’s face it - women change the world every day. No matter what our “jobs” are (we usually have many), we know our real job is to grow the future. We’re good at it, too. Special thanks to artist Jessica Sabogal whose genius created this poster to advance women's rights. Our high emotional intelligence and social skills make us more … [Read more...] about Why Women Should Rule the World
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The title of a new marriage handbook caught my eye: The Secret Lives of Wives. At first the book terrified me. Another submission and sacrifice manual?Instead, journalist and longtime wife Iris Krasnow delivers astonishing candor, realistic compassion, and invaluable wisdom when it comes to how paradoxically infuriating and rewarding long-term relationships can be. It’s the … [Read more...] about The Secret Lives of Wives: What Makes The Perfect Marriage?
Silicon Valley’s most notorious working mom has ground her high heel in the proverbial diaper again. Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer tackled the top job when five months pregnant and then (in)famously took only two weeks maternity leave. Now she has banned her employees from telecommuting. Feminists and Mommy Wars luminaries have lit up newspaper columns … [Read more...] about Face Time or Family Time? Deconstructing the Yahoo Decree
Creativity is the residue of time wasted. - Einstein With school out and the lazy days of summer settling in, I wanted to write a blog about creativity, but I was stuck. I’m too busy to be inspired, I thought, staring blankly at my computer screen. Creativity is linked to laziness, downtime, daydreaming, and genius. But time is at a premium these days. … [Read more...] about Why It’s Good to be Lazy
Saving money can be sexy! If you don't want to break the bank this February 14th, Jodi Furman - smart shopper extraordinaire and the lady behind fabuLESS - has seven great ways to say "I love you" on a budget this Valentine’s Day: 1. Simple and elegant Romance doesn't require an overpriced French restaurant or a huge, expensive bouquet. Less than $30 can buy flowers (or a … [Read more...] about Have a Cheap Date Without Being a Cheapskate!