5 Perfect Gifts For Women.

We all know that buying the perfect gift is not an easy task, and women have different tastes and needs. If you need some gift ideas for a special occasion (regardless your budget), here are some special products that women love (even those who are really hard to shop for) and are not very common: ...more

A lesson in politics this year

Our older daughter has been following the presidential election all the way back to the primaries and the many candidates who threw their hat into the ring for the 2016 election....more

Why Didn't They Speak Out Sooner?

Full disclosure: I’m tired.So tired of this election and the rigmarole, the drama, the spectacle, and the pure CIRCUS that it’s been.As a self-proclaimed politics junkie, I just want it to be OVER.  I watch the debates with an uneasy pit in my stomach, I cringe at the daily news stories and I’m generally just disgusted by it all.But – since I always have something to say – I got something to say. ...more

What Women Remember

 Women know what it is to experience oppression. And although it sometimes seems as if younger women don’t fully grasp some of what older women have experienced, they’ve lived with their own share of this problem just the same. So this isn’t going to be a discussion of who understands what....more

Why Women Bloggers Are The Most Powerful Voices Online

To my blogging friends and want-to-be blogger friends: Since I was a young girl, I always wanted to be a teacher.I played 'school' with my siblings, never handed in an assignment late, and eventually completed my Masters in Teaching.I got married, was employed by the largest school board in my state/province and was being paid in the top salary cap.Career wise, life seemed to be going just as I had planned....more

The Power of a Queen

6 FREE Resources for Women Entrepreneurs

What is good for women in business is good for the economy. Many economists say that women are the future of economic expansion and I certainly believe it.  The good news is that women are taking on the world of entrepreneurship with unprecedented success. The number of women entrepreneurs is reaching new highs in 2016 and there are no signs of slowing down. According to CrunchBase, 9.5% of startups had at least one woman founder in 2009, but by 2014 that rate has almost doubled to 18%....more

AFRAID YOU’RE LOSING TOO MUCH HAIR AND MIGHT GO BALD?

Hair loss is common with men and women; when you comb your hair, some strands might fall off and sometimes might fall off on their own (shredding, thinning), when they reach the shredding phase. This is usually once in a while and they do not fall off so much. However, when your hair begins to shred excessively, its becomes a point of concern; baldness might be impending.Men go bald as does women....more

Guessing Doesn't Change Anything

“Right after surgery…on all of those drugs, I dreamed I was in a forest filled with butterflies roasting marshmallows with Bob Barker.”...more

To Those of You Waiting For a Diagnosis

It’s no secret that I love books. I’ve always turned to reading as a way to escape reality during the dark days when I wanted to take my mind off of my illness. But I’ve also turned to reading as a way to approach reality head on and try to come to a better understanding of my physical health and mental wellbeing. Recently I’ve been reading “This is How: Help for the Self” by Augusten Burroughs to help me make sense of my life with lupus. It’s one of those self-help books for people who don’t like self-help books....more
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