Great Women of History My Pinterest Board

It's in the reach of my arms The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl of my lips. I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me. MAYA ANGELOU, Phenomenal Woman...more

Fall In Love with "Engagements" book. A Diamond is Forever.

The Engagements by J. Courtney Sullivan...more

The Not Very Scary Mommy

I came home the other day and within thirty minutes had made two of my sons cry. It wasn’t that I was trying to make them cry; I was actually just trying to make them spend time with me but apparently spending time with your mom when cartoons are on is torture....more

My Notorious Life. Have You Lived Yours Yet?

My Notorious Life by Kate Manning...more

E-Harmony: Advising you to submit to your male overlords, one date at a time

I received a call from the owner of a local Philadelphia Boutique, Never Too Spoiled, asking me If I would be willing to give a talk on body language, dating, and romance. In preparation, I googled "dating advice body language"; this was the first thing that came up: ...more

Flaws & All: How to Survive Being Imperfect in a Seemingly Perfect World

“There’s something ugly about the flawless." —Dennis Lehane<><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>...more

Random Acts of Kindness

I’m on the subway this morning.  As usual, it’s crowded.  I’m standing with my fellow commuters, shoulder to shoulder, and uncomfortably close.  I start to feel someone’s eyes on me, so I look up.  A large woman with a shaved head is staring at me.  Hard.I look down.  Did I step on this woman’s foot when I got on the train and not realize it?  Is she now grilling me because she is plotting her revenge?  I briefly look up again.  Yep, still staring.  Now she’s talking to her friend about me.  ...more

Read Like a Feminist: 10 Books to Look For

Bad Feminist had me wondering what titles with feminist themes might be headed our way over the next several months. The good news is there are quite a few and they come from many corners of the reading world. Prepare your to-be-read lists!...more
JessiBennett You're totally right - I double checked and that's the paperback date! Glad to hear ...more

Five Ways Florence Gordon Will Surprise You

At seventy-five Florence Gordon,  a self-proclaimed "old feminist", begins gathering her past work and thoughts into a memoir. Despite her hesitations, Florence enlists her granddaughter Emily, caught in limbo on a break from college, to help research and keep things organized....more

No New Shoes

No New Shoes & Mean Women: Why We Still Worry About What We Wear to WeddingsTomorrow, I'm flying out at 4am to make it to a wedding out of town with no bags packed yet.  I'm trying to make a good impression, a very good impression.  I'm talking my fiance's best friend's wedding. Something new, something fresh I know would prop up my posture, but there is no time.  Why is not wearing something new affecting my confidence? It's not like these people know my closet......more