Embracing Change: What a butterfly can teach us!

As the sun began to set yesterday evening, I took a quiet walk in the park. The collective stress of a long day spent caring for two high-energy kids had taken its toll on my mind and body. The purpose of my evening stroll was to empty my mind of its clutter and noise. I wanted to switch to "rest" mode, if you will. However, no matter how hard you try, nature has its own invisible way of connecting with our hearts. ...more

Inside the Mind of a Single Mom: What Every Man Should Know

For many men dating a single mom is like navigating a busy street in a foreign country. All of their tried and tested dating rules suddenly don’t apply and the beautiful single mom before them is as mysterious as the Egyptian Sphinx. If you have fallen for a single mom, or are dating a single mom then use these tips to make sense of that fascinating mind of hers. ...more

A Working Mom's Business Banter

I have learned that in business, and in life, that "All is fair in love and war." What does this mean exactly? ...more

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Getting Pregnant in Later Years

If you are 35 or older, you and your baby may be at an increased risk for problems. Most women of advanced maternal age who are in good health will not have problems during pregnancy, but they have an increased risk of complications. A pregnancy can initiate or worsen high blood pressure, heart disease, or kidney disease. Older women also have a higher ...more

Is she really the Wii Fit girl? We'll never tell, but celeb trainer Ashley Borden's eco-sensitive workout tips inspire us to get

  Got abs? NIKE Elite Athlete and spokesperson for Nintendo’s Wii Fit Ashley Borden is a Los Angeles based fitness expert who works with clients like Mandy Moore, Natasha Bedingfield and Ryan Gosling (yum). ...more

MARIE CLAIRE asks: The Abortion Debate: What Would You Do?

The Abortion Debate: What Would You Do?  Holly Rossiter was pregnant with her second child when doctors discovered that, once born, it would quickly die. How could she bear to keep carrying it? Click on the headline above for the full story... ~ FYI this is a story I wrote that's in the September issue of MARIE CLAIRE, which I've also posted on my blog = http://followingmybliss.wordpress.com ~ and also at my main website http://www.JulietteDominguez.com both of which are listed on my profile page here at BlogHer.  ...more

Housework is Mean

I’m a pretty bad house cleaner. Not that I can’t do it, but I often don’t. Our shelves haven’t been dusted in a while, our refrigerator is growing its own food, and it usually takes a ‘funky’ smell to push me into certain chores… One chore I hate above all others is mopping. I think there was a span of more than 6 months that our floors did not see a mop. I was ok with that. If something spilled, I wiped it up, if there was some sort of gummy substance, my Clorox wipes did the trick. Not today. ...more

My dilemma is this, it always seems like there so much to do.  I have to mop, dust, wash this ...more