I’ve built my career - literally - with words; in fact, writing and communication are two of my biggest passions. And so, it is with confidence and from experience that I say (more often than not) the old adage of “less is more” rings true. Sometimes the smallest word makes the biggest impact, and although this word may be seemingly simple, its definition might be … [Read more...] about The Many Meanings of the Word “Fine”
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When I was married Saturday was our date night. We would always have a sitter and go out and spend time together. Now that I am single, Saturday nights are probably my least favorite nights of the week. My ex-husband and I have worked things out to where I have Saturday night as a night for me. The problem is filling in the date part. I recently heard that after 40, a woman … [Read more...] about Saturday Night Dates Take on A Whole New Meaning
Choosing a contraceptive method is a very personal and sometimes confusing choice. There are many factors to consider, including your health, your desire for children in the future, your moral and spiritual beliefs, and even convenience. In spite of the factors involved and the many birth control options available to you, most methods can be categorized into one of two … [Read more...] about What Is the Meaning of Artificial Birth Control?
My mother died sixteen years ago this week, and in one regard - and in only one regard - I consider myself fortunate in the timing: The anniversary of her death and Mother’s Day arrive the same time every year, the two days book-ending one miserable week of feeling underwater and angry and frustrated, a week steeped in loss. When the whole world is making brunch reservations … [Read more...] about A New Dad: Mother’s Day Has Taken On New Meaning
In many ways, moms have their own special language. When you have children, your life changes forever, and you suddenly find that your conversations are more often about vomit and bodily fluids than current events and world issues. Luckily, there are some laughs along the way. So to help all the new moms out there, we've got a very special dictionary of words that have … [Read more...] about Mom’s Dictionary of Meanings