Love vs Lust

If you’re like most women, you’ve undoubtedly asked yourself at one time or another if what you’re feeling towards someone you’re dating could be love. Let’s face it, the dating world is already complicated — and it’s not getting any easier! To further complicate matters, our emotions don’t always make themselves clear.

I Chose Home

It came when my daughter was three months old: an email containing a proposal from a counseling center in the city my husband and I would be re-locating to in coming months. The email expressed interest in networking with the private counseling practice I had founded in 2005 and presented me with a proposal to…

Calmness in Chaos

Scenario 1: Having fallen into bed at 2:00 a.m. after working a project for work that is going to cost your company millions if you don’t get the deal, you are awakened by both your cell phone and pager going off at 5:30 a.m. Your boss has more questions, and you wonder if the woman…

Crafting The Holidays

Every crafter can cite chapter and verse all of the reasons to make your own decorations and gifts for the holiday season: they come from the heart, these are the kinds of items from which memories are made, they’re unique, sometimes one-of-a-kind pieces, and last, but not least, crafting decorations and gifts saves money. It’s…

Gadgets You Can Use

As women, we are often pigeon-holed into absurd double standards — just because we’re interested in our beauty, what we cook in the kitchen, and where our kids go to school, doesn’t mean our intellect is limited and inflexible. If we enhance our bodies, rely on make-up and fashion to help form part of our…

Talking with Your Teen

“You don’t listen to me!” She leaned forward in her chair, body taut, fists clenched, as she screamed at her mother. I briefly wondered at what the other offices in my suite were thinking as they overheard this, but let it continue. This had been a long time coming. “I do listen to you,” the…