Feeling the Pressure to Get a Dog? Here’s Why We Got Cats.

  Also Read: Babies & Dogs 101 Why We Adopted Not One—but Two–Cats. Ridgewood is a dog town. No one talks about their cats, turtles rabbits or birds. And lately, the pressure has been on. My kids were convinced that we were the last dogless family in Ridgewood. Even moms who had sworn they’d never get a […]

What Does Your Cocktail Say About Your Personality?

Have a favorite cocktail? Check out our list below …to see what your cocktail reveals about you! Love Bellinis? What Does a Bellini Say About You?? What Does a Tequila Sunrise Reveal About You? You’re a… Love Mojitos? What Does a Mojito Tell Us About You? You’re always… Love Margaritas on Ice or Frozen? What Does a […]

I Can’t Believe I Fell for this FB Scam–I Feel Like a Sucker!!!

I’m usually smarter than this. I usually think of myself as being pretty savvy when it comes to FB crap, but this one got me and made me feel like a sucker. As I was scrolling through FB admiring friends’ photos, a pop-up appeared offering a free trial Pearlessence, an anti-wrinkle cream that claimed to be […]

The Dumbest Job Ever: Mother.

It takes a lot to make me laugh out loud —especially if it’s while I’m sweating and working my heiny off on the elliptical at the gym. (Yes, I read the paper while I work out—multitasking!) But the other day, I nearly tumbled off the machine into bruising hysterics when I read “Job Description for […]

20+ Women Your Kids Should Know About

Being a woman today is easier — not easy, but easier — because of the women below. I feel such gratitude for the many women before me who struggled and persevered, so the road for me and my daughters is a little less bumpy. Here are a few that immediately come to mind. Feel free to […]

MAKERS: Ten Stories You Should Watch

Watch the women who refused to be pushed around.

Mrs. Potato Head Didn’t Inspire Anything in Me; It Was All About Barb.

Growing up, I loved Barbies. My best friend Jessica and I would play for days on end. I never had a Barbie mansion, car or camper (you can bet I made up for that with my own girls) so we would make rooms out of cardboard boxes glueing old wallpaper to the sides and carpeting them with remnants.  We […]

What It’s Really Like To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day When You’re Irish

Written by Kelly Gibney at Colby College for Spoon University Many of us remember arriving in our elementary school classrooms the morning of St. Patrick’s Day looking into our cubbies and seeing sparkling gold dust, supposedly left behind by the mischievous leprechauns that had visited our classrooms the night before. We checked our mini pots that we made the […]