SheKnows & BlogHer Merge To Form the Most Influential Women's Lifestyle Network Online and Host #BlogHer15

Hi everyone, On behalf of BlogHer’s co-founders, I'm excited to announce that we are merging with SheKnows Media to form the single-most influential women's lifestyle network online. Together, as SheKnows Media, our companies reach an unduplicated audience of 75.3 million unique visitors each month across blogs and websites, plus a reach of 147.4 million fans and followers across social media. Our ability to empower this amazing community just took a giant leap forward! ...more
It's wonderful when the good gals succeed !  Eager to follow the next phase. Great job. more

Why Dying At 75 Is Worth Considering

By now most of you have probably read Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel’s highly riveting and thought-provoking article in The Atlantic on why he hopes to die at 75. Based on some reactions I’ve read, I know that the ideas he put forward are contentious and made a lot of people uncomfortable and even enraged. However, I admit that this essay earned a huge nod from me....more
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Why Dying At 75 Is Worth Considering

By now most of you have probably read Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel’s highly riveting and thought-provoking article in The Atlantic on why he hopes to die at 75. Based on some reactions I’ve read, I know that the ideas he put forward are contentious and made a lot of people uncomfortable and even enraged. However, I admit that this essay earned a huge nod from me....more
While 75 feels a bit too around the corner for me, I am basically in agreement that at some ... more

OMG! I'm Going To Be A Grandmother!

I've probably said "OMG I'm going to be a grandmother!" 800 times in the last five months. And when I wasn't saying that, I was saying "WOW!" and "This is awesome!" and also, did I mention, "OMG!"? ...more
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The Secret to a Strong Marriage: Never Go in Business Together

In the past fifteen years, I have given that advice to several lovely couples who were thinking about going into business together. I don't think they paid attention. We wouldn't have either. Despite the alleged benefits, I would say the cons of working with your spouse definitely outweigh the pros. But, who's asking me? ...more

Was it my statement that I was more concerned about the impact of the business than my ... more

The Secret to a Strong Marriage: Never Go in Business Together

In the past fifteen years, I have given that advice to several lovely couples who were thinking about going into business together. I don't think they paid attention. We wouldn't have either. Despite the alleged benefits, I would say the cons of working with your spouse definitely outweigh the pros. But, who's asking me? ...more

This may sound surprising given my attitude about husbands and wives working together , but it ... more

The Three Words You Never Want To Hear Your Doctor Say: "I Found Something."

Perhaps, if I had gone to the doctor with symptoms, I wouldn't have been so astonished when, after my pelvic exam, she said, "I found something." She gave me a moment to register what she said; then, she continued, " It could be nothing - maybe I felt some intestines. It could be a cyst, but she added, "at your age, (I'm 59) that is unlikely, and before she could say the third option, I said it for her, " Or, it's cancer." She nodded. ...more

Hope your mammogram goes well this year! The great news is that mammograms are a fabulous ... more

(PICS) Summer's Eve Not the First Company to Get It Wrong With Women-Targeted Ads

You've got to feel bad for Angela Bryant. She's the brand manager for Summer Eve's feminine wash. Not only is she charged with selling a product for douching - an activity the health care profession says is unhealthy and should be avoided, Bryant, by approving an advertorial in Women's Day magazine, is now associated with an ad that is sure to become a classic of how not to market to women. ...more

I agree that if someone can actually smell a co-workers vagina when they are fully closed then ... more

(PICS) Summer's Eve Not the First Company to Get It Wrong With Women-Targeted Ads

You've got to feel bad for Angela Bryant. She's the brand manager for Summer Eve's feminine wash. Not only is she charged with selling a product for douching - an activity the health care profession says is unhealthy and should be avoided, Bryant, by approving an advertorial in Women's Day magazine, is now associated with an ad that is sure to become a classic of how not to market to women. ...more

My problem with the "humor" in Jack in the Box is that it is at the expense of someone and it ... more

(PICS) Summer's Eve Not the First Company to Get It Wrong With Women-Targeted Ads

You've got to feel bad for Angela Bryant. She's the brand manager for Summer Eve's feminine wash. Not only is she charged with selling a product for douching - an activity the health care profession says is unhealthy and should be avoided, Bryant, by approving an advertorial in Women's Day magazine, is now associated with an ad that is sure to become a classic of how not to market to women. ...more

I'm highlighting a portion of the post that relates to my post. However, she has a lot more to ... more