But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.

I find words very interesting. When I am speaking about relationships, I often point out that men and women “do not speak the same language.” Though they use the same words, their interpretations of the words are often very different. In social communication it is the same. Some people take words literally and while others have extensive meanings attached to individual words. ...more

Family Care and Work Culture: It Really Doesn't Fit

Care is cropping up more and more often in print media.  It's a conversation long overdue, as it bears on each and every one of us (albeit in different ways!!)  at every stage of life.  When we get the care we need, we become fully functional adults, effective citizens, valued community members and caregivers in our own turn.  When we don't - human suffering increases, our intrinsic talents are squandered, the economy lags, and the nation is at risk....more
I think this acknowledgement for care includes better parental leave benefits too!more


When you get to the end of a show, one with a good story. Just the right amount of conflict, but also resolutions, progress. One you feel connected somehow to the characters' lives. I always want to know more. I want to see what other adventures the characters have. I want to know more. I want to see more growth and change.That's how I feel at the end of a good show. Not movies, just TV shows. You know where you build and build and resolve and turn and change through life with them....more

All Dogs Go to Heaven and That Other Thing Pope Francis Never Said

I've done it, you've done it--go ahead, admit it--forwarded a meme or an email that was so perfect, such a reflection of and corroboration of our personal views, only to find our later it was a pack of lies.  It's human nature to crave affirmation, and when such a beloved and respected person as Pope Francis is doing the affirming, that's REALLY affirming.But let's remember the famous words of Abraham Lincoln, y'all:...more
JackiePage Thanks for commenting! Yes, it IS exhausting!  But those of us who care about truth ...more

(VIDEO) SheKnows Media Talks to 2015 Emmy Stars About Feminism & Body Image

On Sunday night, the 67th Emmy Awards kicked off, and SheKnows was lucky enough to be a part of it. We caught up with some of our favorite celebs on the red carpet.We wanted to know two important questions: Who do they feel is to blame for body shaming (something that has been spoken about a lot about in recent months), and what is the definition of feminism?...more

Boost Your Online Influence http://wobcmagazine.com/7164/128654/a/boost-your-online-influence

 Your online influence is the power you have to affect others....more

Joy Behar: The Doctor's Stethoscope

An open letter to Joy Behar,...more

Are Press Releases Still Effective?

 Show of hands. Are press releases still an effective marketing tool?Sorry all you naysayers. The answer is a resounding “Yes.” The press release is alive and well and surviving in the digital age. Traditional media outlets, like television and newspapers, are the ones that are declining, many even becoming obsolete. That’s due, in part, to the new way we create and consume content....more

Two Important Things Learned From My First Opinion Post

A few weeks ago, I wrote my first REAL opinion post, Curse Words are Not Necessary, A Note to Fellow Writers. I didn’t get much traffic from it on my blog but then my post was chosen for syndication by BlogHer. I was paid $50 and my post has received over 150 angry comments....more