Marriage Over 40: More Boomer Singletons Are Shedding Spinsterhood

July 31, 2008 by  
Filed under Finding Mr. Right, Relationships

Marcia Cross. Gloria Steinem. And of course, that television sensation, Carrie Bradshaw. All of these high-profile women are part of a growing trend: women who marry for the first time after the age of forty. While census records show that the number of Americans between the ages 45-55 who claim to have never married has […]

Another Oil Crisis?

July 31, 2008 by  
Filed under Blog

It has been said that “manners are the oil that lubricates society”. Are we out of oil? I am amazed and dismayed at the lack of social graces people exhibit to one another. I remember the days when you referred to your elders as Mr., Mrs. or Miss, held the door open for someone just out […]

Health and Wellness Coaching

July 30, 2008 by  
Filed under Health, Wellbeing

You’ve probably heard of Career Coaches, Relationship Coaches, even Parenting Coaches. The latest in getting healthy now is the Wellness Coach concept. After reading in the New York Times about one of the leaders in this new, growing branch of the fitness industry, I contacted Margaret Moore (aka Coach Meg) with my own questions: TM: […]

More Reel Romance: EW Gets It Right

July 30, 2008 by  
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Being the romantic I am, not to mention an avid cinephile (oh, okay, I guess I’m a little more strict about my movie dogma, so actually I’m a cinematrix–and yes, I’ve copyrighted that one), I love it when the movies get love right. Apparently, so does EW.com, which has put together its own “Top 25 […]

It’s a Terrible Time to Relocate for a Job. Or Is It?

July 29, 2008 by  
Filed under Career, Finding a New Job

Home prices keep falling, fewer employers pay relocation costs, and company layoffs dominate the news. It all suggests staying put is the best move right now. But, surprisingly, for some people, it may actually be a good time to relocate. Ultimately, It’s about You Like so much in life, relocation depends on your circumstances as […]

On Career Guidance

July 29, 2008 by  
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When I was in high school, back in the days before computers, two typing courses were offered. One was a full-year, full-credit business course that, in addition to teaching how to type, covered everything from how to write a professional letter to how to format research papers. The other was a half-year course that taught […]

The Obama Effect…or Why I Could Never Be a Politician

July 28, 2008 by  
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Seriously, I could never be a politician. Being an editor at SingleMindedWomen.com is fine with me. I think this is true of most of us. The idea of subjecting myself, and my loved ones, to the relentless scrutiny, not to mention cruelty, of a national campaign would be a living nightmare. Can you imagine waking […]

Children’s Water Safety Starts with you Mom!

July 28, 2008 by  
Filed under Parenting, Single Moms

Single Mamas, grandmas, grandpas, and you single dads who I know read Single Minded Women (we love you by the way) – in light of all the tragic drownings that have been happening all too often this summer and being that there are still several weeks of playing in the water to be had Dr. Mary […]

Banking Bullies: Don’t Be Held Up by Your Neighborhood Bank

July 28, 2008 by  
Filed under Money Tips, Personal Finances

Zoe Chapman thought she had done the right thing. Having a credit card issued from a bank on the opposite end of the country, and having been hit for a $49 late fee because her payment arrived in the mail one day late, she thought she would avoid this problem by signing up for a […]

It’s Midnight: Do You Know Where Your Teen Is?

July 27, 2008 by  
Filed under Parenting, Single Moms

My fifteen-year old daughter wants to spend all day and night this summer hanging out with her friends. She wants little or no curfew! She says I’m unreasonable for disagreeing with this since she works hard all year and this is her vacation. And of course according to her everyone else’s parents say this is […]

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