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To My Galentines: It’s Not a Competition, It’s a Celebration

I met a woman the other day, and she was awesome. At first, I was jealous; all I could see was how cute and...

Forty with Fortitude: Happily Skipping ‘Over the Hill’

At the end of this month, I turn the much-fussed-about 40. As a child of 1980, I get the bonus of beginning each new...

Please Don’t Judge Me When I Look Good

 I grew up in a family mostly made up of women. There were all kinds and conditions of women: married, widowed, divorced and forever...

Unicorns, the Tooth Fairy and Black Women Who Breastfeed

I walked into my first La Leche League meeting reluctantly. When pregnant, I felt I didn’t have the time. My husband and I were...

Embracing Gray. Embracing Myself.

Let me introduce myself.  I’m “the girl with the gray hair”. That's it. That is how usually people refer to me. I'm 41 years old...