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Sisters Wiped Out $182K In Debt, Together

I loved doing this story in Forbes.com about how four sisters banded together, shared their money and tackled their collective debt. Then they went on to help their own family. I’m so inspired by this. Why doesn’t everyone do that?  

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Hey! Democrats! Over here!

This morning on NPR, wonky types lamented the fact that their most elusive target voting group, single women, were not coming out for local elections. We ladies are not joiners, they said. We’re supportive to the Democratic party, but not getting out to vote. It’s really quite simple math. I have a full-time job and primary custody of my nearly 3-year-old. …

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The Love You Take Is Equal to the Love You Make

It’s kind of weird to be in the midst of a divorce on Valentine’s Day, a holiday I have mixed feelings about anyway. This year, I’m recognizing it as an opportunity to get all gushy over my friends and family. Plus, Grace’s artwork is piling up. So we decided to recycle AND spread the love by cutting hearts out from …

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Do or Don’t: Popsicles for Breakfast? Yes! (Bonus: They’re vegan and sugar free!)

The other day Grace was helping me “organize” the kitchen cabinets, and came across the popsicle molds we used last summer. She started asking for popsicles, and I gave a vague, “Yes, OK.” For three nights in a row. When Grace gets an idea in her head, she’s on it like a bloodhound on a squirrel, keeping on it closely …

Vanessa McGradyDo or Don’t: Popsicles for Breakfast? Yes! (Bonus: They’re vegan and sugar free!)