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13 Moments & a Ladybug Winner

4:41am this morning. I sat at my kitchen island with my laptop and my big old mug of coffee and communed with my new characters. Time blazed by I and heard little girl footsteps on the stairs.

Last night before…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Home Front

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ADR Friday Love: Marissa Alperin Studio

Earlier this week, my wonderful literary agent Brettne Bloom brought me to a trunk show for Brooklyn jewelry designer Marissa Alperin. Marissa is a beautiful person and her pieces are gorgeous. In the picture above, Marissa (center) and I are…

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allison and john

Peter Pan LIVE! Tonight’s the Night!

Three weeks ago, I posted this pic on Facebook and Instagram and wrote the following:

7+ years ago, I took my baby (Big Girl who’s now in 2nd grade) to a lunch for new moms. I returned week after week…

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An Even Happier Hour with Jo Piazza & Jenny Nordberg

It’s 8:32am on a Tuesday morning. I’ve just burned a once-gorgeous tomato/Parmesan/onoin/kale frittata and spilled coffee all over my kitchen, but still I’m smiling. I’m smiling because last night was nothing short of incredible.
Last night, I co-hosted a Happier…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, happier hours, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, The Home Front

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Wellness Week #1: 11 Things I’m Doing Differently

1. Writing it all down. Every day, I’m keeping a diary of what I eat and drink, what vitamins I take, how much water I consume. By 9pm every night, I email my diary to my friend and nutritionist Lauren…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, The Home Front, Uncategorized

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2 Emails About Drinking

Wellness. That’s the topic I’m exploring this month for my HERE Year. I ditched the Halloween candy and began eating well on the first of the month and have been sending my food diaries each night to my talented and…

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“Something Has to Give”

I got an email yesterday from author/producer/activist Laurie David. I met Laurie last April when I attended a wonderful roundtable discussion of her movie Fed Up and her cookbook The Family Cooks at the Huffington Post. At the end of…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, the here year

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The HERE Year Month #8: Wellness

November.
Hard to believe. Time is hurtling by faster than I would like. On Halloween night, as we were tucking our candy-addled girls into bed, I whispered to each of them: Please don’t get any bigger. A silly sentiment, but…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, the here year

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I Met My Best Friends On The Internet

Today I bring you another fantastic HERE Year guest post about Friendship. While Jamie raised important questions about the integrity of self and self-worth in our @ Age, Kate Wheeler‘s view strikes me as more sun-blanched. I know that you…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, the here year

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Dear Friends

Do you have a friend who is going through something really tough? I bet you do. I bet you do because I’m realizing that adulthood is inescapably tricky terrain. That, at any given moment, we will all be struggling with…

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