The Waiting Woman


There’s not much I love to do in my spare time more than baking. The kitchen becomes a refuge, a place to retreat to and I can lose myself in a haze of flour and the sweet smell of caramelising sugar. In this Baby Mama season I’m in, the moments I have to retreat here, […]

What I Won’t Tell You About My Off Grid Life


I live with my husband and three children in 314 square feet. If that seems like an odd figure for the square footage of a home, think pi. A lot of homes are rectangles, but mine is round. Round isn’t the only thing unusual about my living situation. I also don’t have running water in […]

A (Love) Note From Your Personal Trainer


She walks tentatively into my tiny office and takes a seat on the swivel chair. Clad in black tights, an oversized black t-shirt, and just-bought-yesterday neon running shoes, she looks nervous. I sit across from her, pen hovering over my official clipboard. I fiddle with the name tag on my nylon Personal Trainer vest. I’m […]

When Generations of Silent Women Speak


By Cheryl McGrath | Twitter: @breadforbride The voices moving around me are strong. They are loud, articulate, and powerful. Most of all they are young, charged with the unmistakable exuberance and vigour of youth. They are young with the outrageous brashness of those who have carefully examined the well-worn path grudgingly offered to them and firmly declined. […]

The Peacemakers, The Poets + The Pretty Ones: Good News for Girls


26 Women To Watch In Tech in 2015.   The Peacemakers Women are a powerful force for peace. Here’s why. Syrian women know how to defeat ISIS. The power of Libya’s female arms dealers.   Artists Represent Andrea Mihalik of New Jersey met the craftswomen of Kiltamany, Kenya. None of them have been the same since. […]