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Law of Attraction & Money: Mom-Centric Micro-Economy

Woe is me! What's a mother to do in this world? With all of the economic disparity and the craptastic economy and the completely un-mom-friendly corporate culture that keeps us from our littles? Whether single or married, mothers are discriminated…
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Law of Attraction & Relationships: 5 Rules of Conscious Mothering

I was honored to have been asked to speak at Whole Life Center for Spiritual Living about the subject of Conscious Motherhood on Mother's Day, 2013. Rev. Cheri very flatteringly introduced me as the most powerful conscious mother she knows.…
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Warning Mothers: Abort Girl Empowerment Mission, Quick!

Abort mission! Abort mission! Before it's too late! Quick! Stop laughing at your toddler girls' sassy comments. Stop being amused when she half-rudely, but oh-so-cutely, spouts off. You're not raising an empowered woman. It was all a ruse. You're…
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The Divine Feminine Needs a Nap, Women are Overcommitted and Commitment Phobic

Recently, I tried to gather up a group of women who work in some way with the Divine Feminine. We were going to stage a workshop event. Everyone thought it was a fabulous idea. But, it wouldn't get off the ground. We met once, but didn't make…
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Unmarried Mothers; It's Immaculate

I came across an article, "An Unmarried Woman," in a borrowed Elle Magazine by Rebecca Traister. Evidently, women have turned their noses up at marriage. At least according to the conservative right. The column is all about how women are…
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My Hero (pssst...It's Me!)

             MY HERO               BY: AINSLEY   One of the people I admire is my mom.  First, one reason she is my hero is she is brave. She is brave because she likes to do dare-devil things. One thing she did that…
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Law of Attraction & Relationships: 10 Requirements for "Exceptional Mothering" Parenting Philosophy

I still, after 10.5 years of mothering, can't figure out which kind of mother I want to brand myself. I'm referring to arguments for, or against, attachment parenting, natural parenting, or Tiger Mothering. But, since everyone appears determined…
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The Girl Revolution in New York Times Magazine

Very Public Exposure Ainsley and I were in the New York Times Magazine on Friday. It was risky and scary, though important, because the topic was early puberty. TGR Body, our craptastic-ingredient-free skincare line (many skincare products…
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Tiger Mother & Blind Obedience

Yo Tiger Mother. This blind allegiance to all authority that Chinese Mothers teach their children is the reason China has fallen to a communist dictatorship. It's the reason Chinese Mothers, who still live in China (unlike your lucky…
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Congratulations Mama! Baby is 5!

My youngest child turned five yesterday! Five! 5! FIVE! What a milestone for this Mama! (For him too, but come on! This is huge for ME!) Child development books say that a person is who they are by the time they are five. They have…
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Hormonal Attachment & Work

Yesterday I read my horoscope for 2011 and it said, among other wonderful and exciting things, that I would make a serious change in my working environment on Jan 4. Sure enough, I woke up this morning and decided that I was done working…
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Experience Irrelevant

When Ainsley was younger, I suppose I was more naive and optimistic about my powers as a parent. Now that she's nearing nine, I have the benefit of getting used to the idea of my own powerlessness. Of course, I have a great deal of influence…