You’re Not Perfect Yet?

What is wrong with you? You’ve been striving for it long enough. Aren’t you there yet? Do I have your attention? If you’re a woman, you know your major goal in life is to be perfect, look perfect, have perfect clothes, hair and makeup; have a perfect husband and perfect children; and of course have the perfect job. Believe me, ladies, I’m infected with this poison, or I wouldn’t be spending time...
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A Tribute to My Late Blooming Mother

Toward the end of her life, my mother remarked that she hadn’t accomplished very much in her lifetime. I understood what she meant, but I did not agree. She lived a hundred years, and in that time grew from a painfully shy girl who was babied by 5 older sisters to the extent that she did not know how to cook when she married at age 24. Consequently she had the opportunity to learn not only...
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Your Thirty Year Bonus

If you were born in the United States between 1922 and 1946, you are a child of the depression and a member of the Silent Generation—my generation. Some have called us the Lucky Generation, because of the relatively stable Western world at the time, and because of lower numbers of children born during those years, as well as greater wealth accumulation. I am writing to 2 generations of women...
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Never Too Late To Bloom

Never Too Late To Bloom