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Like a Mother

Celebrities, bestsellers, turd-stirrers, advocates, everyday people with amazing stories, and call-in guests to discuss what smart moms really care about:

Career, money, business, parenting, feminism, dating, sex, success, love and relationships.

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Feb 25, 2016

 

There are times when we are getting along, when we are chatting like old friends at the kids’ T-ball game, the kids are exhausted from schlepping back and forth between our apartments, I remember all his good qualities and all the benefits of marriage, and I think:

Can’t we just be adults and make it work? Can’t...


Feb 23, 2016

 

Dr. Susan O'Malley is pretty awesome. With her thick New York accent, this lifelong underachiever, secretary with no more than a high school diploma, set out at age 30 to become a physician.

She did it.

In this interview, I interview this amazing, charming woman who did not let her age, marital or family status or the...


Feb 18, 2016

 

If younger men are hot for old moms, and old moms complain men their age want younger women -- what do younger women have to say about all this?

In this episode I chat with my friend and podcast editor Rachel Jacobs, an awesome 25-year-old woman who'd love to meet a guy and have a family one day -- but finds the...


Feb 16, 2016

I've known Alaina Shearer, aka MsSingleMama, since I started blogging 3.5 years ago. We bumped into one another at a conference, she immediately shared with me all her advice on blogging and dating, and we kept in touch through the years -- including two summers ago when my kids and I crashed at her amazing,...


Feb 11, 2016

I hear from women who want to game the system, not earn too much so their child support or alimony payments won't be compromised.

I also hear from women who pay their ex support and alimony, and they, too, limit themselves out of worry of having to pay out more than they care to. And, they may find themselves doing that...