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Purveyor Of Wizened Wisdom

So there I am lying in bed my body racked with fever and doused with Nyquil (okay Walgreen store brand Nyquil) when my dear daughter walks in and begins to complain about … well… pretty much everything. 335 more words

Alica Mckenna Johnson

Whole-Assing It

I think it’s a good thing to remember what it’s like to be young.  I have vivid memories of middle school and high school.  I even remember Ms. 1,193 more words



I feel like a Who from Dr. Seuss’s Horton Hears a Who.  I need to shout, “I am here! I am here!”  There is one word that describes the past month: exhaustion.   510 more words


Old Mums vs Young Mums

Driving home with my friend yesterday (after not only losing Who wants to be a millionaire, but, having got a flat battery in the morning, came out to find I had to buy a new one at $180 and had got a parking fine for $148 while I had not been able to move my car!! 584 more words


Gender Generalizations in Parenting

Managers quickly discover there are many differences in the way that the different genders handle problems, challenges and disappointments in the workplace.

Past common wisdom attributed those differences mostly to hormones…or corporate culture…or just plain bias against one sex or another, depending on the organization you worked for. 902 more words

Parenting And Management

Party Like A Stock Star

At this stage in my life, I know what I’m capable of and what I’m not. It’s one of the benefits of being a grown up lady woman pushing toward 40. 1,867 more words

Too old to have a baby - is it feminism's fault?

“When I was graduating from medical school in 1987, we were told that an elderly primip – a first-time mother – was anyone over the age of 30. 634 more words