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Juliet Tierney Editor
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Diana Wentworth Contributing Editor
Sheryl Light Contributing Editor


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“The desire to get married is a basic and primal instinct in women.
It’s followed by another basic and primal instinct:
the desire to be single again.” Nora Ephron



Shopping My Mother’s ClosetWhat I Wish My Mother KnewThoughts On Being ThereBeauty Products That Will Change Your LifeModern ParentingWalking Away From A MarraigeThe Magic CarpetThe Stuff We’re Made OfPacking Like a ProDress for Success on Valentine’s DayEats Shoots and LeavesPearls of WisdomAging with EnergyDream WeaversThe Postman Always Rings TwiceAm I Too Old To Wear A Bikini?50 Going On 15Shredding My Life Away…If The Shoe FitsI’m A Handbag AddictWhat To Get Your Ex for X-MasFashion Fixes for Those Awkward MomentsFinding Myself At SeaThe Knee Bone’s Connected to the Head BoneHow to Justify That Extravagant PurcahseBrutally Honest AvenueThe End of the AffairScars of the PastCatfishingShades of GrayFeeling Divorced In 10 Minutes Or LessA Resounding Thank YouLiving In The MomentHow Much is Too Much Information?What I Really Need Is A Lint RollerRemembering Is Easy – Forgetting Is HardUnconditional LoveWhen Love Has No WitnessModern Manners(Ex) Friends & LoversA Fish Out of WaterThanks, But No ThanksA Numbers GameDishing on Father’s DaySexting While Driving:  What Not to Text to Your ExTrading SpacesMy Mother’s Wedding DressThe Ex-ExpertCougars No…Panthers…Absolutely…“Some day…”The Price of Being SingleIn The BlackStepping OutAfter Ever After50 Going on 15Wardrobe Essentials When DownsizingHave You Cheated on Your Spouse?What Not To Say on a First DateDating After Divorce: Blind Dates & Set Ups by Well-Intentioned Married FriendsA Friend of Mine…On Time ArrivalsThe Stuff of Urban LegendMaking SpaceWhen Life Gives You Lemons, Go Shopping…Interior RulesThe Time Is NowSaying I Love You Is LazyToo Much Information…Are You My Mother?Rent to OwnMy Mother My SelfIs This Why Divorce Happens?The GreatnessGossip GirlsThe Thing About Cheating Is…The Tip of the Emotional IcebergSitting In The Driver’s SeatStaying In TouchOne In The BedA Penny For Your ThoughtsHow To Order Off A Complicated Wine ListAfter 35 Years of Marriage50 Shades of SomethingA Rose By Any Other Name…I Take No Pleasure In Cleaning The RefrigeratorLovelessnessOn Not Becoming My MotherWelcome to Life After Married…In Defense of PradaI Can See Through Your ShirtHow To Date Two People At Once
Shopping My Mother’s Closet
What I Wish My Mother Knew
Thoughts On Being There
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
Modern Parenting
Walking Away From A Marraige
The Magic Carpet
The Stuff We’re Made Of
Packing Like a Pro
Dress for Success on Valentine’s Day
Eats Shoots and Leaves
Pearls of Wisdom
Aging with Energy
Dream Weavers
The Postman Always Rings Twice
Am I Too Old To Wear A Bikini?
50 Going On 15
Shredding My Life Away…
If The Shoe Fits
I’m A Handbag Addict
What To Get Your Ex for X-Mas
Fashion Fixes for Those Awkward Moments
Finding Myself At Sea
The Knee Bone’s Connected to the Head Bone
How to Justify That Extravagant Purcahse
Brutally Honest Avenue
The End of the Affair
Scars of the Past
Catfishing
Shades of Gray
Feeling Divorced In 10 Minutes Or Less
A Resounding Thank You
Living In The Moment
How Much is Too Much Information?
What I Really Need Is A Lint Roller
Remembering Is Easy – Forgetting Is Hard
Unconditional Love
When Love Has No Witness
Modern Manners
(Ex) Friends & Lovers
A Fish Out of Water
Thanks, But No Thanks
A Numbers Game
Dishing on Father’s Day
Sexting While Driving: What Not to Text to Your Ex
Trading Spaces
My Mother’s Wedding Dress
The Ex-Expert
Cougars No…Panthers…Absolutely…
“Some day…”
The Price of Being Single
In The Black
Stepping Out
After Ever After
50 Going on 15
Wardrobe Essentials When Downsizing
Have You Cheated on Your Spouse?
What Not To Say on a First Date
Dating After Divorce: Blind Dates & Set Ups by Well-Intentioned Married Friends
A Friend of Mine…
On Time Arrivals
The Stuff of Urban Legend
Making Space
When Life Gives You Lemons, Go Shopping…
Interior Rules
The Time Is Now
Saying I Love You Is Lazy
Too Much Information…
Are You My Mother?
Rent to Own
My Mother My Self
Is This Why Divorce Happens?
The Greatness
Gossip Girls
The Thing About Cheating Is…
The Tip of the Emotional Iceberg
Sitting In The Driver’s Seat
Staying In Touch
One In The Bed
A Penny For Your Thoughts
How To Order Off A Complicated Wine List
After 35 Years of Marriage
50 Shades of Something
A Rose By Any Other Name…
I Take No Pleasure In Cleaning The Refrigerator
Lovelessness
On Not Becoming My Mother
Welcome to Life After Married…
In Defense of Prada
I Can See Through Your Shirt
How To Date Two People At Once
 

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Shopping My Mother’s Closet

One of my favorite places when I was a little girl was the attic of my mother’s childhood home.  It was dark, and mysterious, and full of nooks and crannies containing hidden boxes that kept me amused and entertained for hours.  There was a coat rack with dust bags full of fancy dresses and gowns [&hellip

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What I Wish My Mother Knew

My mother, a walking dictionary of clichés and witticisms, frequently said: “You can choose your friends but you can’t choose your relatives.”  At one point on my spiritual journey a Shaman said to me “Each child in spirit forms chooses its parents before birth so that s/he may learn the next life lesson on the [&hellip

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Thoughts On Being There

A friend of mine, who happens to be in the weeds of an ugly divorce, said to me the other day “…you’ve really been there for me while all this is happening, and I appreciate it.” I thought about what it means “to be there” for someone.  When I was going through my divorce I [&hellip

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