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riding shotgun with nancy drew

Having just finished reading The Female Persuasion, the bestselling novel by Meg Wolitzer, I’ve got feminism on my mind. The story is about a young, impressionable college student who meets a Gloria-Steinem-level feminist icon, and how their relationship — and their work for women’s empowerment — affects both of their lives. 442 more words

Strong Women

Date Nights

My mom called me this week to ask if the boys could come spend the weekend {without us}. I was like, um, yes please!

We are lucky to have parents who are involved in our kids lives and we try not to abuse that privilege. 216 more words

Parenting

Can't believe this happened: Margaret Atwood on 'the perfect woman'

I still can’t believe this happened: Margaret Atwood graced the stage at Northampton Community College … and I got to ask her a question.

She dived right into… 636 more words

Writing

Fierce Faith Friday: P31 (again)

I know you might just be over hearing about the Proverbs 31 woman.

Hear me out really quick though. Not just because my 2nd favorite verse in the entire bible is from this passage, but because it’s something that’s come up a lot this week so I need to share. 464 more words

Faith

One month as an editor!

After a brief hiatus, I am back! And what a ride the last few months have been! Before I get to my post, lets catch up on the last few months. 552 more words

My Musings

Having it all ? Or screwing it all ?

Being a working mum, there are days when I feel I am kicking ass. Days where everything goes to plan : the kids both slept through the night, I made it to the office before 8am, my boss is in a good mood, my team is motivated, my presentation to the Board is met with approval and smiles, my husband tells me I look pretty and I just signed a big contract that will really boost the P in my P&L. 697 more words

Daily Life

When bedtime requires all the coffee

My husband, Matt, has been working a 3-11 pm shift in the Emergency Department all month, which means I’m doing bedtime with the kids by myself. 298 more words

Parenting