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On My Vanity: February

It’s that special time of month where we talk all about the beauty products I’m using–and loving–this month. Let’s kick off On My Vanity, the February Edition!

FattMerchant's Suneera Madhani is the True Definition of Mom Boss

We all know that one woman who makes it look so easy. She’s working (either out of or in the home), she’s raising a family, and she’s looking incredible–somehow–while doing it all. Oh, and in this case, she’s also the founder and CEO of an industry-leading company. (Whaaaaat?!) Well, meet Suneera Madhani, who is the definition of “mom boss.”

Unpopular Opinion: I Miss Being Pregnant

This isn’t something I have shared, maybe ever, because the popular consensus seems to be that Oh my gosh being pregnant is THE WORST. (See: All the weight gain; all the weird boob stuff; all the peeing ALL the time, etc etc etc). But every once in a while, I feel it. I miss being pregnant.

IV Therapy Could Be the Next Best Thing to Coffee for Tired Moms

I was a late adopter of coffee. I know, weird, right? For years I went just for unsweetened green tea, and not even because I needed caffeine boost, but because I enjoyed it. Then I had kids and I was like, Okay, all the coffee right now please and thank you. Well now I am happy to report there is one thing that might be the next best thing to coffee for tired moms. And that is IV Therapy.

All my Skincare MVP

Episode 9: SOLO Episode--All My Skincare MVP's

It’s no secret I’m a major beauty junkie and I’m constantly testing out new products; but there are some that I have on my vanity no matter what. This is the list of my Skincare MVP’s!

5 Life Lessons I've Learned from Successful Women

5 Life Lessons I've Learned from Successful Women

Like many women these days, I’ve lived several professional lives by this point in my life. I’m 37 and have had a “normal,” corporate job; I’ve done the stay-at-home mom thing; and now I’m doing the work-from-home thing. But in every role I’ve held, I’ve found successful women around me. And I’ve learned some important lessons from them.

Why Are We Failing Our Girls

Why Are We Failing Our Girls?

See this? This is a picture I snapped today of a little girl’s lunchbox that I saw for sale at a popular department store. Why do I say it’s marketed toward little girls? It’s pink, it has sequins and it was surrounded by other girls’ merchandise. So, safe to say that it’s aimed at our daughters.

Gifts for Valentine's Day

On My Radar: Valentine's Day

It’s that special time of year that makes you want to stick your head in a toilet and drink #allthewine. Just kidding! I dig Valentine’s Day. Really!

life lately

Life Lately

It’s been a while since I did a roundup on what’s going on around here, so I thought I’d do a little update on what’s going on in my life lately and share some other things I’m doing and loving.