They are “evolving consumers”, not children

According to the CEO of Prism Communications, “they aren’t children so much as what I like to call `evolving consumers”.   So many times, when I talk about my work, parents say the same things to me: I don’t need to worry about that yet, my child is...

Hard work, high maintenance woman…

I am a hard work, high maintenance woman. I am not for everyone, and it takes an incredible person to be with me. I am demanding & challenging. I will test you to your limits. I have high standards. And expectations. By God, do I have expectations. I expect you to...

Why do you waste your time on sex?

I was having dinner with a friend the other night, and she looked at me and said: “You are a smart woman. You could do so much with your life, yet you choose to do the “sex thing”. In light of everything that is happening in the world, happening to women, why on earth...

Why I HATE life hacks

Guess what? Life is hard. Sometimes. And sometimes it is downright nasty and very, very challenging. Not every day is going to be a doused in sunshine, lollipops and freaking feel good chakra popping moments of joy. And this fake happy, life hacking culture, the one...

#MeToo

The #metoo campaign has affected me deeply and I have pushed back hard against adding my voice to this overwhelming tide of hurt. Some of it has been shame, a lot of it has been fear – fear that I will be seen as a victim, fear that my family will be furious,...
Mother Without A Cause

Mother Without A Cause

At 6am, my children left me. I stood in the drive, waving, watching the car disappear out of sight, feeling my heart…. Expand. Yes indeed, 7 days to myself. Now, all you earth mothers out there better sit yourselves down, make a cup of chamomile tea and take 10 deep...

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