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While watching Rudolph last Saturday night, my son says, “Wow. This show is kind of sexist.” He made the comment before I could even poin...

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Feminist Parenting Win!

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The holidays are supposed to be fun, but between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, women’s invisible tasks lists double, or even triple. O...

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Holiday Hacks for Busy Women

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I don’t mean to preach; I just need to practice. It’s been a rough year – personally, politically, at home, and afar. Research shows...

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Practice Gratitude

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Did you hear about the Australian newscaster who wore the same suit on air for a year? A reader asked me what I thought about it. According to Karl St...

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Same Suit, Double Standard

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Thank goddess it’s Friday. How was your week? I won’t lie; the approaching holidays make me a  little stressed. So much to do. But then ...

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Thank Goddess It’s Friday

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Thank goddess it’s Friday. And how about next week, you drink some coffee and help smash the patriarchy? And wear pink, while you’re at it...

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Thank Goddess It’s Friday

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It’s not just the word “sweetheart”, it’s what might lie beneath it. And that’s what’s most concerning.  Charlie...

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Words Matter Sweetheart

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Thank goddess it’s Friday. How was your week? I might actually stay up late tonight. So thank goddess for Benefit Ooh La Lift. Just three little...

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Thank Goddess It’s Friday

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How was your week? Do you feel that slight chill in the air and notice the acorns on the ground already? Don’t mourn the almost-over summer. Ge...

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Thank Goddess It’s Friday

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If your life is anything like mine right now, weekends aren’t that much more relaxing than weekdays. And sometimes the shower is the only time...

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Thank Goddess It’s Friday

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According to an analysis of White House staffer salaries done by The Washington Post, the White House has a gender-based wage gap. Per the Post anal...

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Wage Gap at The White House?

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June. The month every year when this working mother wants to cry, “You were right! I can’t have it all! I surrender!” In fact I did cry last wee...

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Parents Need To Get Organized

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Misogyny. It’s stamped all over the shootings near Santa Barbara this past weekend, what led up to them, and some of the reactions to the violence. ...

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Misogyny and the Media

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As Mother’s Day approaches, I wanted to share this TED talk that writer Courtney Martin gave in 2010 about how she became a feminist. I love wha...

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