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Why Women Should Rule

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
It is taking a long time for us to have a healthy number of women in positions of power. But it’s hard not to wonder what thorny problems could be worked out if more women were running Wall Street and Washington.
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Rightsizing: Unexpected Gifts

By Linda Texter Hall
"I had to start purging the first and only house I had purchased with my beloved husband. And I had to sell it before I knew where I would go. I lost twenty pounds without trying. I had panic attacks."
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Molly Fisk: Going Gray

By Molly Fisk
I don’t have political opinions about women dying their hair — I think women are given a raw deal in this world and whatever makes them feel good about themselves is allowed.
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Valentine’s Day: Love Blooms

By Ro Howe
“I grew in confidence with the understanding of what can happen in the earth. I started knowing things without learning them, developing skill, allowing delight at success, and, along the way, discovering joy. Isn’t that what love is?”
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Valentine’s Day: Baby Love

By Shelley Singer
When my son Aaron hands the baby to me, I feel something powerful—humility . . . a thankfulness that Aaron and Lauren have been granted a healthy child, that the road ahead will be negotiated with blessedly normal challenges. The utter banality is the miracle.
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Molly Fisk: House Shame

By Molly Fisk
Tomorrow, a long-time friend from college is coming to visit. I'm trying hard not to have a fit. You know, one of those fits about how my house isn't presentable, my life isn't presentable, and I should never let anyone come over.
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