Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women. – Maya Angelou In these changing times, it’s good to remember the long view. Making history isn’t easy, but be assured: Women are making history. Kamala Harris became California’s first female Attorney General. Catherine Cortez Masto became the first Latina … [Read more...] about You Are More Powerful Than You Think
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Fairy Tales Where Different Is Powerful
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. –Albert Einstein What are your favorite childhood memories? In our family, we built forts and rockets to the stars, wrote plays and danced in our own musicals, and spent a good deal of time running, climbing, laughing, and believing we … [Read more...] about Fairy Tales Where Different Is Powerful
Marissa Mayer: Pregnant, Powerful and Paving the Way for Women
This is my third installment of what I’ll call my "Moms and the Workplace" series. I didn’t intend for it to be a series, but Marissa Mayer being hired as the new CEO of Yahoo really helped me out, so I thought I would tie it all together and figure out how I feel about it in the process. You’ve no doubt heard that Marissa Mayer was just hired as the CEO of Yahoo and … [Read more...] about Marissa Mayer: Pregnant, Powerful and Paving the Way for Women
Michelle Obama: Powerful or Just Popular?
According to Working Mother’s Top Ten Moms of 2011, Michelle Obama ranks as one of the ten most powerful moms in the world. As much as I respect Working Mother magazine, and delight in Michelle Obama (along with most of the world), I beg to differ. Michelle Obama IS popular, with approval ratings close to seventy percent. But popular flies a different flag than … [Read more...] about Michelle Obama: Powerful or Just Popular?
Prom Tips From “Powerful” Hollywood Stylists
Named two of “The 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood,” Rob Zangardi and Mariel Haenn are famous for dressing style icons such as Venus Global Ambassador, Jennifer Lopez. And it's your lucky day, Modern Moms! Because we got an exclusive interview with the duo to ask them about style, body shapes, and the all important day looming near if you have a teenage … [Read more...] about Prom Tips From “Powerful” Hollywood Stylists