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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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—U.S. News

May 31, 2016

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I've known Amy Silverman for more than 15 years, from when I worked with the Phoenix New Times award-winning journalist's husband Ray Stern at another (now defunct!) Arizona newspaper. I remember when their...


May 25, 2016

Oh man, when I read Heather Shumaker's essay in Salon Homework is wrecking our kids: The research is clear, let's ban elementary homework, I reached out to her immediately. In her excellent article, Shumaker articulates exactly what I have been grumbling about (and fighting with my ex about) since my kids were in...


May 20, 2016

A few anecdotes:

  • The mom blogger who earns six-figures each year calls herself a "stay-at-home-mom." (Not surprising: Pew found 40 percent of Americans believe (brace yourself for the horror) it HARMS children when their mothers work outside the home.
  • The Columbia educated mom who left her banking position owning to...


May 18, 2016

 

Two years ago Manon DeFelice launched Inkwell, a recruiting agency specializing in placing high-level professional moms in positions with flexible or part-time schedules. In the past six months the agency grossed $500,000 in commissions, and is projected to hit 7-figures in 2016.

Impressive numbers for DeFelice,...


May 11, 2016

 

Amanda Steinberg, single mom, and all-around kick-ass entrepreneur you probably read about in every single business publication, has been consistently pissed off that women do not have as much wealth as men.

First, the Columbia educated engineer launched DailyWorth, the leading site for ambitious women who want to...