The Great Escape

January 31, 2008 by  
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If you’re like me, a little shiver of excitement runs down your back every time you pack your bags for parts unknown.  Whether you’re traveling for business, a weekend getaway or that long dreamt of adventure vacation, there’s a frisson of joy that fills the heart at idea of escaping the everyday.   We all […]

A 32-Year-old Single Woman’s Decision to be a Choice Mom

January 27, 2008 by  
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While Writing my February feature, Choice Moms, Who are these Brave and Exceptional Women Making the Decision to be a Single Mom? Like most I just assumed that the majority of these women would be pushing 40 with their biological clocks ticking overtime! And then I met Vanessa, a 32-year-old well-educated and extremely self-possessed woman […]

SMW Editor’s Blog

January 24, 2008 by  
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Hello SMW Community, We hope you are finding the information on helpful, inspirational, entertaining, and most importantly empowering! At we are committed to being your resource guide on how to enjoy and live a fulfilled life as a single woman. And in doing so, we would like you to get up close and […]

January Hot List: Red Lipstick, Bows, and Chunky Knits Make a Big Impact

January 21, 2008 by  
Filed under Fashions Under $50, Style

Turn up the heat with these fashion and beauty trends. Color-Blocked Apparel: Make like Mondrian in Theory’s Alisse Air Dress (shown) or Diane von Furstenberg’s Piet Knit Skirt. The Red Handbag: Handbags are on red alert this season, so upgrade your wardrobe with something bold, bright, and hip like the Marc by Marc Jacobs Softy […]

The Pill: Is It Really a Good Idea?

January 21, 2008 by  
Filed under Health, Health Trends

Like most women, I’ve dabbled with the birth control pill. I started taking it at 14. It almost seemed like a rite of passage – first steps, first kiss, first form of contraception. I went on the pill to help regulate my heavy periods, which often left me irritable and drained from cramps and heavy […]

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Freelancer?

January 21, 2008 by  
Filed under Career, Managing Your Career

Admit it – you dream of casting off the chains of nine to five employment. You fantasize about leaving your Office Space-like environment in a blaze of glory, and picture yourself gleefully bidding your cubicle mates adieu amid the dust you leave in your wake on your way out the door. You’re not alone in […]

His Lips Unzipped: “Battling a Stubborn Male”

January 5, 2008 by  
Filed under Friendships & Family, Relationships

“I would love to see the relationship that I’m now in go the distance, perhaps even down the aisle one day. BUT, there are times he can be as stubborn as a mule. Any ideas how to get him motivated when there’s something that I want him or us to do and he just won’t […]

His Lips Unzipped: Governor Spitzer’s Sexcapades

January 5, 2008 by  
Filed under Friendships & Family, Relationships

You understand men, certainly better than I do. What’s with these guys and their sexual proclivities. Governor Spitzer’s sexcapades with a string of high-priced hookers is just the latest male sex scandal to rock our world of politics. From Bill Clinton to Bob Livingston, from Wilbur Mills to Gary Hart, not to mention the gay […]

Q&A: Winter’s Most-Wanted Accessories

January 5, 2008 by  
Filed under Fashion & Beauty Advice, Style

Q: Can you recommend some chic winter accessories that will help me look terrific even when I’m all bundled up? It’s freezing outside, but I still want to look cute! A: While we all have that urge to drown ourselves in layer upon layer of sweaters, scarves, beanies, fur pelts and anything else that might […]

Stupid Career Mistakes Women Make

January 5, 2008 by  
Filed under Career, People Issues

Despite the strides that women have made in the workplace, there’s still a lot of catching up we need to do in order to reach our individual and collective potential. Women are socialized differently since childhood than men and this can hamper our career success. Here are some common mistakes women make at the office […]

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