Monthly Archives: November 2012

When They’re Grown, the Real Pain Begins (NY Times)

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November 30, 2012

Little Kids, Little Problems, Big Kids, Big Problems — You Know How It Goes… From the New York Times: When They’re Grown, the Real Pain Begins Return Home
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The ‘Wide Open and Unregulated’ Marketing of Vaginal Cosmetic Surgery

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November 28, 2012

VAGINOPLASTY – “revirgination” to a multi-faceted “Mommy Makeover.” These concepts and surgeries are happening. Check this out in our favorite Atlantic: The ‘Wide Open and Unregulated’ Marketing of Vaginal Cosmetic Surgery Return Home
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New Evidence the Gender Achievement Gap Starts in Childhood

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November 28, 2012

It’s a fact that women make less than men and fewer women are in positions of power in the corporate and political world, but studies are blaming this disparity on the career aspirations these women had as young girls. When asked about career choices, these girls, who are the women of today, chose occupations
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When Home Bases Don’t Blend

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November 27, 2012
winnie the pooh

My guess is, we’re not alone in this “Where do you live?” conundrum.
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The Best Laid Plans

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November 27, 2012
Julie Ross - The Best Laid Plans

If I were a planner Jessie would still be George. She would be a he.
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It’s Our Turn

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November 27, 2012
It's Our Turn - Caring for Our Parents

As frustrating as it can be, my friend cares for her mother, as her mother once cared for her.
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A Childless Reality

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November 27, 2012
Baby Boomer Articles - A Childless Reality

One night Richard and I began a discussion on what it would have been like to have had a child together
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The Next Great Diet

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November 27, 2012
The Next Great Diet - Wheat Belly - Ronna Benjamin

I had a little love fest with the Barefoot Contessa’s chocolate brownie pie this year.
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A Lesson In Love and Loss

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November 27, 2012
A Lesson In Love and Loss

My dad was also in a hurry to dispose of anything that reminded him of my mom.
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No End to My Envy

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November 27, 2012
No End to My Envy - Better After 50

I envy those who know how to use a Neti Pot without drowning.
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Muscular Body Image Lures Boys Into Gym, and Obsession

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November 27, 2012

Anyone who thinks that it’s only young girls who are becoming more and more obsessed with body image are wrong. Studies have shown that young teenage boys are now doing anything they can to attain what is really an unattainable body. And while adopting a less-couch potato, more exercise-conscious lifestyle is a good thing,
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American Political Sex Scandals: The Early Years

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November 26, 2012

Sex and politics, and sex in politics. It’s a wonder why anyone is shocked by all the happenings going on with the generals and their ladies these days. Our country’s politicians have been “doin’ the wild thing” (among other things) in a socially unacceptable way for as long as we’ve been a country. From
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Heaven – Happy Birthday Tina Turner!

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November 26, 2012

30 Years After Chia Pets, Seeds Hit the Aisles

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November 26, 2012

Ch-ch-ch-chia is ch-ch-ch-changing the health food landscape. Remember Chia Pets–the animal-shaped figurines that sprouted green “hair” overnight when you watered them? Some enterprising folks have discovered that the chia seeds are high in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, and are now marketing everything chia (without the pets) as health food’s new shining star. From
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November 23 – More Gratitude

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November 23, 2012

November 20 – Gratitude and Abundance

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November 21, 2012

Gratitude – November 20, 2012

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November 20, 2012

8 Steps to Smart Phone Recovery

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November 20, 2012
8 Steps to Smart Phone Recovery

Thanksgiving is the perfect forum to begin your recovery and here’s how.
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A Winkie to the Twinkie

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November 20, 2012
A Winkie to the Twinkie

My friend recalled that as a teenage boy, Sno-Balls reminded him of breasts.
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Tabled Thanksgiving Discussions

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November 20, 2012
Our Family Agrees We Cant Talk About This

My family has a rather unique list. The list of topics not to be discussed at the holidays.
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