Not A Distraction

What do school dress codes really teach our daughters (and sons)? There is certainly nothing new about a woman being...

Consent builds healthy sexuality

Sexuality is a lifelong process of growth we can teach our kids and ourselves Think of how long you spent...

You’ve got to move it, move it

As women, we’ve become experts in caring for the people in our lives. But keeping our bodies strong and healthy...

Do Not Go Gentle

Aging with grace and gusto I’ve always been ambivalent about the phrase “a woman of a certain age.” On one...

Empowerment through self defense

“Self defense is about knowledge and confidence—not physical strength—and everyone deserves to feel empowered in their own safety,” says...

Eat & Drink

Style & Beauty

Christine Sullivan & her husband’s paintings

My husband had cancer for five years. At the beginning, between his treatments, he was quite healthy for chunks...

Culture

Eulogy for My Beloved Papa

Eulogy for My Beloved Papa Papa—you haven’t left me—you are with me all day long. The woman that I’ve grown into...

Sticky Books

Life & Love

Try this on for size

For some, it might be unexplainable holes, others suffer from pilling or fading, while some just need retail therapy....

Your magnificent Mom Bod