Each ambitious woman discovers her own ugly truth: along the path to success, you’ve gotta watch out for the false doors, the smoke and mirrors, the landmines disguised as bouquets of roses. Expect them when you least expect them. Sheryl Sandburg’s famous Lean In philosophy didn’t quite capture this part. Yes, lean in. Work hard. Work smart. But … [Read more...] about Sexism, New York Times Style
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The lifecycle of motherhood offers a wonderful gift about a decade in: the longer you are a mom, the easier motherhood gets. Sure, I’ve heard the adage that little kids equal little problems - like what diapers to buy and whether to wash a pacifier when it falls in the dirt. Bigger kids equal bigger problems, like explaining how you slip on a condom and why it is wrong to … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding: Moms’ Choice, Not Time Magazine’s
You know that story that your friend's moms mom, who has an aunt, that had a cousin that worked in the factory plant that prepares those cute little baby carrots told you about? You know, the one who said that they come from all the "reject" carrots and are put through a grinding machine... then they're allowed to soak in large vats of chlorine and other chemicals to … [Read more...] about Baby Carrots: The True Story
OCTOBER, the month of gorgeous sunsets, is here and with so many Libra planets striving for civility in a cruel and unjust world there’s hope for some sanity and balance. The key moments of the month occur with the lunations, the new and full moons, both of which are fairly benign. The month begins within what are known as “days of awe,” the time of the Jewish New year which … [Read more...] about October Astrology Reading
Great skin never goes out of style. But between scars, acne, dark under-eye circles, stretch marks and sun damage, we've got our work cut out for us! Not to worry ladies, we've got you (and your skin) covered. We tapped an expert, Dr. Ellen Gendler, a dermatologist for Venus Razors, to answer all your tough skincare queries. Renowned for her … [Read more...] about Ask An Expert: What’s the Skinny on Skincare?