Hot Flash Barbie

        This is what my Barbara Johnson calendar says for January 21: “Have you heard about the new Barbie dolls? Hot Flash Barbie: Press Barbie’s bellybutton, and watch her face turn beet red while tiny drops of perspiration appear on her forehead.  Comes with handheld fan and tiny tissues.” ...more

Would you buy your child a Crossfit Barbie?

Yesterday, after finishing the metcon (CINDY in teams - blech! push-ups), we were sitting around chatting after Crossfit. Well, I was supposedly working on my pull-ups but chatting was more fun.  Our coach has a 3 year old daughter and someone asked him what she wanted for Christmas.  His response was "a fish Barbie" which is man-speak for Mermaid Barbie....more

Flex Forward #1: Workplace Flexibility - Evolution Not Revolution

We have heard much about workplace flexibility recently, with no small thanks to Anne-Marie Slaughter, Marissa Mayer and Sheryl Sandberg. While not all positive in content, the debates are active, thoughtful and long overdue.Context is critical...more

Liberals are NOT for Women's Rights

Probably nothing on this planet that more immensely annoys me than the obnoxious liberal men all over the media."For women's rights!" and "We love women!" while advertising crap that simply degrades women annoys me so much....more
When I count the amount of times a Democratic male vs. a Republican male has personally insulted ...more

We are Finally Getting it Right - and Leaving a Great Legacy to Our Daughters in the Process!

“Your ambition should be to get as much life out of living as you possibly can, as much enjoyment, as much interest, as much experience, as much understanding. Not simply be what is generally called a ‘success’.”Eleanor Roosevelt ...more

We are Finally Getting it Right - and Leaving a Great Legacy to Our Daughters in the Process!

“Your ambition should be to get as much life out of living as you possibly can, as much enjoyment, as much interest, as much experience, as much understanding. Not simply be what is generally called a ‘success’.”Eleanor Roosevelt ...more

Carrots, Eggs and Coffee

Thank you to my friend Laurie Miller for posting the story below on Facebook from a page called "A Mommy's perception". ...more

Reality Bites - Lessons Learned From November 6th

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Thanks for this piece. I wish more women would realize that politics impacts every aspect of ...more

I Was in a Binder Full of Women

There were many moments during the debate Tuesday evening that caused me to have deep concern for women’s rights, but it was the reference to “binders full of women” that triggered a flashback....more
Great Article! It is amazing that these things are still going on.more