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Lela Davidson is the award-winning author of Blacklisted from the PTA and Who Peed on My Yoga Mat. She has been a freelance journalist and commentator for TODAY Show Moms and correspondent for iVillage, and is currently the Vice President Media & Entertainment for Country Outfitter. Find out more on Lela's website.

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Working Moms, You Belong Here

(0) Comments | Posted February 23, 2015 | 2:50 PM

Working Mom Life is an interview series featuring real working mothers who are figuring out how to get the job done. Because there are more ways to be a working mom than there are ways to fold a cloth diaper, we can all learn from each other. I hope you'll...

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Working Moms, What Did You Expect?

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 11:30 AM

Working Mom Life is an interview series featuring real working mothers who are figuring out how to get the job done. Because there are more ways to be a working mom than there are ways to fold a cloth diaper, we can all learn from each other. I hope you'll...

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How a Capsule Wardrobe Can Save Any Working Mother's Morning

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2015 | 4:13 PM

I'm only somewhat embarrassed to admit that the hardest part of going back to work has been getting dressed each morning. Enter the solution: a capsule wardrobe. This simple concept has changed each and every morning for the better, simplified my days, and -- I believe -- improved...

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Is Scheduled Sex the Best Use of Shared Calendars?

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2015 | 3:12 PM

My husband's company recently switched from the antiquated Lotus Notes to Google for all their messaging. This was the catalyst for me to finally convert from an equally obsolete paper calendar to an electronic one. My husband and I could finally synchronize our calendars. Never again would we speak in...

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What Superpower Do All Working Mothers Need?

(2) Comments | Posted January 12, 2015 | 11:05 AM

If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be? This is the question I started asking myself in late December after clicking the kind of headline that sucks me in every time: "The One Question All Successful People Can Answer Immediately." Who doesn't click that? Don't you...

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How to Make a Baby, Type A Style

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2015 | 3:44 PM

The baby making started one Saturday afternoon, sitting in our very cool Seattle condo, the one with the herbs growing on the tiny lanai and the Trader Joe's across the street. Within walking distance was the gym where I spent no less than six hours a week, amazingly good and...

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3 Lessons from Thousands of Days of Marriage

(32) Comments | Posted September 12, 2012 | 3:08 AM

I once heard someone say, "It's easy to stay married, just don't get a divorce." What kind of advice is that? The last time I was legally uncommitted, the Gores were still making out. There were no iPhones or Facebook, a good date was nachos and a dollar pitcher of...

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Get Your Touch On With $60 an Hour Cuddles at The Snuggery

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2012 | 7:22 PM

Need a hug? A fledgling Rochester, New York venture could be just what your snuggle-deprived body craves. Jacqueline Samuels started The Snuggery about a month ago when she realized she could transform her love of touch and years of practice into a cottage industry. Literally --she performs "private snuggling sessions"...

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Why Magic Mike Doesn't Do It For Me

(57) Comments | Posted June 28, 2012 | 1:40 PM

I have been to a male strip club twice. On the first occasion, I allowed my hands to be tied behind my back while I kneeled with my friends in front of a marginally attractive man seated in a row with his equally mediocre looking colleagues. Without the use of...

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