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Life Ed: 3 Strategies for Stay-at-Home Moms to Ensure a Healthy Financial Future
The reality is that nine out of 10 women will be solely responsible for their finances at some point in their lives. Therefore, you should establish or maintain your financial independence even while you choose to stay at home to raise your children.  → Read More
Debunking 6 Myths Women Face in the Workplace
Let’s debunk the myths that still exist and replace them with the truth that celebrates the progress that women have made, and continue to make. In creating lives of success and significance, women are blazing new paths and becoming great role models for the women who follow them.  → Read More
Motherhood Under the Microscope: What the Latest Research Reveals
The study of motherhood is critical social science with meaning for women and public policy makers. Both will find the latest Pew Research is an illuminating essay about who we are and what we are doing.  → Read More
#WorldsToughestJob Ad: Could You Handle These Job Requirements?
Several candidates interviewed via webcam for a potential job and were shocked when they heard about the responsibilities and requirements. One applicant even asked: “Is that legal?”  → Read More
Men We Love
Men We Love: “Reasons My Kid is Crying” Author Greg Pembroke Talks Parenting, Humor and Masculinity
In 2013, Greg Pembroke’s “Reason’s My Son is Crying” Tumblr blog went viral, capturing “all the many many completely illogical reasons that children cry.  → Read More
My Story
A Single Mom’s Struggle to Never Become Jaded
From a very young age, I remember telling myself that in life, no matter what happens, no matter the pains I bear and the fear I fight, that I would never – never – become jaded to the joys of living. I must have known that my future would one day need that wisdom, and I am finding so very vividly how wise it indeed was.  → Read More
My Story
How I Started Over with 2 Children, 2 Months of Outstanding Mortgage Payments and an Empty Fridge
In February 2006 at 43 years old, I started over with two children, two months of outstanding mortgage payments, an empty refrigerator, and $120.00. The purpose of this article is not to dissect my marriage and why it failed, but to share my journey from a place of brokenness towards healing and wholeheartedness.  → Read More
Latest GoldieBlox Video: Princess Play as Bad as Drug Use?
Those of us who are children of the 80s will appreciate the latest Goldie Blox video, made in the style of those “This Is Your Brain on Drugs” videos that we grew to become familiar with. The video draws the parallel between girls brains “on princess” and the decrease in self-esteem that begins to happen, and instead promotes a focus on engineering – pointing out that jobs in that sector are growing faster than any else in the US.  → Read More
Want to Know if You are Getting Paid Fairly? There’s an App for That
One day while reading The Huffington Post, I read the article about Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett discussing the wage gap and she said, “there should be an app for that.” I agreed. So I created one.  → Read More
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