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Laura Vanderkam

Harper Lee, Judy Blume, EL James and 22 Books to Read for Summer 2015

Nana Meriwether | Posted 06.18.2016 | Home
Nana Meriwether

Books we read are a telling of who we are. This summer, several noted authors have released new books sure to redefine and influence our thoughts, world views and opinions.

The Illusion of Work-Life Balance

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

We may be getting closer to re-blending work and life, to understanding that work is not 'separate from' but 'part of'' life. Thinking of the expectations of the younger generation to bring their creativity into the workplace, I wonder if the next hot topic will be: How to maintain your work-play balance. Stay tuned.

3 Time-Saving Strategies To Steal From The Overscheduled

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

Has it been a while since you've seen the bottom of your to-do list? People who fit a lot in their lives know that time is a puzzle, and their smart s...

Nobody Is That Busy (Even in Silicon Valley)​

Melissa Daimler | Posted 08.30.2014 | Business
Melissa Daimler

I assumed that having a full calendar, sending emails late at night and getting five hours of sleep was the rite of passage to becoming not just an executive, but an important executive. But if being crazy busy is a mark of success, how come everybody seems to hate it?

Why You Should Embrace the Small Pleasures

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.20.2015 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

Unlike the legions of naysayers who counseled people to abandon their Starbucks habit during the recession to save a few bucks a day, Vanderkam contends in her book that it's the small pleasures that matter the most, and giving them up is a mistake.

What Mom Wants More Than Flowers This Year

Women & Co | Posted 07.10.2013 | Style
Women & Co

A bouquet is nice, but the world is full of flowers in May. Why not get a little more creative for Mother's Day? Celebrate the mothers in your life (or drop some hints for your own gift) with these non-floral ideas:

3 Simple Ways to Upgrade Your Wardrobe

Women & Co | Posted 05.28.2013 | Style
Women & Co

If looking in your closet makes you feel as dreary as the weather, take heart. There are three simple ways you can enlist a professional to help you upgrade your style and it may be more affordable than you think. Here are some options, both online and offline.

Homeschooling and Working: Could it Work for You?

Women & Co | Posted 02.04.2013 | Parents
Women & Co

Think of homeschooling families, and you probably envision more traditional households where one parent (often Mom) stays home in order to do teaching duties. But, while many homeschooling families fit this image, not all do.

Bedtime Math: Counting Sheep and Pennies

Women & Co | Posted 12.04.2012 | Parents
Women & Co

You read your kids bedtime stories most nights. But do you ever give them bedtime math problems instead?

How to be Successful Before Breakfast

Tom Fox | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Tom Fox

Laura Vanderkam is a nationally recognized writer whose focus is on helping her readers rediscover their true passions and beliefs in pursuit of more meaningful lives.

All the Money in the World

Manisha Thakor | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
Manisha Thakor

While only 400 people can end up on the Forbes 400 list, there is no limit to how many of us can use money more wisely to increase our personal happiness.

No time for friends? Think again~

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

How many times have you felt that there simply aren't enough hours in the day? Or perhaps, thought you really would like to spend more time with girlf...