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9 Qualities You Need in a Good Friend
9 Qualities You Need in a Good Friend

I drove upstate to visit my best friend from college this past weekend because she just had her first baby. I couldn’t help but ponder the milestones we’ve shared: graduations, weddings, fur-babies, careers, buying and selling homes, and now…motherhood! Our friendship has felt pretty special […]

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Ask Dr. Zoe – When Is a Friendship Toxic?

‘Frazzled Florida Friend’ Asked: Friends come and go and we all know that, but, how do I know when it’s time for me to let a friend go? What are my signs that this may be a toxic friendship that I need to let go […]

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Put on Your Big Girl Panties and Get to Work (On Yourself)

I go through the same struggles as everybody else; personal battles of love, life, loss, and lessons… Heartbreaks and disappointments that the average female faces at least once or twice (or 122,039,482 times). During these difficult times, I realize I’m not alone. We, as women, […]

What Makes a Sister the Best Kind of Friend

I love my sisters; we’re ridiculously close. In fact, they’re my best friends. However, I’m not naive enough to think that all sisters are best friends, so I do count myself fortunate (as are they). But if you too share a special bond with your sister, I […]

6 Ways to Focus on Self-Growth as a Woman

I personally get so caught up in all that I have to do that sometimes I miss out on opportunities to grow. At times it’s because I completely blow past them in my effort to complete my to-do list and other times I am honestly just too tired […]

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5 Ways to Love Your Single Life

So a large majority of your friends are married and you are not. Do you celebrate because you dodged the bullet or do you pine because you hate being alone? Do you dread the next plus one event or do you land at the door ready […]

5 Words All Good Friends Need to Know How to Say
5 Words All Good Friends Need to Know How to Say

If I asked you to describe good friends, I bet the answer your picture would paint would look a lot like mine. The canvas would fill with kindness and caring. We would see laughter and loyalty. There would be space for trust and room for […]

5 Things I Know About True Friendship
5 Things I Know About True Friendship

What is a true friendship? I know, such a loaded question. Especially because as humans, we are constantly evolving, changing, growing, and morphing into newer, hopefully better, versions of ourselves. What I might have needed in a friendship in my 20s is profoundly different than […]

5 Tips for Mending Fences in Your Relationships
5 Tips for Mending Fences in Your Relationships

It’s a great time to mend fences. Not the ones in the back 40 of the ranch where very few of us currently live; I’m talking about the fences that are in need of repair between us. The damaged or broken relationships we all experience. […]

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Ask Dr. Zoe – How to Avoid Gossip Among Friends

‘Minny Mama’ Asked: I have two friends in my mom group that are bickering/gossiping about each other to another friend in our group. I don’t like to get involved in gossip or other women’s drama. However, I feel that these women will each say I […]

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What Women Search on the Internet Will Make You LOL

Have you ever wondered what women are searching for on the World Wide Web? What are the questions we ask in hopes that a search engine can solve our problems as instantly as shaking a Magic 8-Ball? Recipes, tire sizes, celebrity gossip, directions…those are all […]

10 Simple Things You Can Do to Raise Quality Kids
10 Simple Things You Can Do to Raise Quality Kids

I didn’t grow up with one of those amazing mothers who knows all and solves all. Quite the contrary, unfortunately. I also did not have grandmothers, aunts, or other women in my life who could fill in this gap. Therefore, I needed to fill this […]

How We Get Postpartum Wrong in America
How We Get Postpartum Wrong in America

Postpartum care in the United States has become like the obligatory vegetable platter set out at parties: we know it should be there to balance out dips and desserts but no one’s really digging into it. Postpartum is much the same way. It doesn’t get […]

When Hope is Your Bravest Choice

Hope. It’s a four-letter word.  It’s dangerous. Daring. Subversive.  Hope can seem foolish, naive and blind. With all of the hurting in the world, what is there possibly to hope for? It can seem defiant, hoping even when things are dark and the world seems […]

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7 Easy and Natural Methods to Boost Your Immunity

Ah, winter. ‘Tis the season for crackling fires, family and friends gathered around the table, and sledding down the snow-covered hillsides. It’s undoubtedly a favorite time of year for many, but the chilly winter months can quickly lose their luster the minute germs make a […]

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