Life After Five
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Safe in the Sun?

Warmer weather finally arrived (more or less) and we scramble to get outside for some sunshine and fresh air. Our pathetically low Vitamin D levels delight in the sun exposure. Our moods perk up, life becomes easier, and we emb...

Exploring the healthier side of Mother’s Day provides creative gift ideas that are truly special, unique, and make Mom feel her best.

Give Mom the Gift of Good Health

Give Mom the Gift of Good Health Mother’s Day is almost here and what better way to celebrate Mom than to do something that supports her health and well-being. Flowers and brunch are nice traditional gift options, but if you ...

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Virtual Girls’ Night Out: Mother/Daughter Powerhouse Peg and Courtney Rowe

  What is Virtual Girls’ Night Out? We all want to spend more time chatting with our girlfriends, but sometimes life is just too busy to get those girls’ nights out scheduled regularly. That’s why Career ...


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Sorry About That, Mom

This Mother’s Day, I have a story for you. It has an apology, and a big twist. So stay tuned. I’m a freelance writer. When I was growing up, my mother was also a freelance writer. She attempted the impossible: being...

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8 Things Not to Say to a Woman Who Doesn’t Want Children

This post originally appeared on Career Girl Network in May 2012. In honor of Mother’s Day and its popularity last year, we’re bringing it back for a second run. This may seem like an odd addition to our Mother’s Day ...

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6 Things Not to Say to a Woman Battling Infertility

This post originally appeared on Career Girl Network in May 2012. In honor of Mother’s Day and its popularity last year, we’re bringing it back for a second run. Just before Mother’s Day in 2010, along with ma...


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Professional Women’s Club of Chicago (PWCC) Celebrates 15 Years

The Professional Women’s Club of Chicago (PWCC) is celebrating 15 years of bringing professional women together and helping them reach their goals both professionally and personally. In honor of this milestone PWCC is invitin...

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An Ode to Working Moms- Infographic

This Sunday, mothers around the world will be celebrated–did you know that Mother’s Day ranks as the third most celebrated holiday in the world, behind Christmas and Easter? Do we know why we’re celebrating? T...

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What is Your Mindset?

I’m probably way behind on the times but I’ve been reading this book called,  Mindset. The New Psychology of Success  by Carol Dweck and it’s chalk full of such interesting information about, you guessed it, our mindset...


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3 Questions To Reboot Your Mind For A Productive Life Of Meaning

You are busy. There’s much to do in this one, precious life! And it’s important to keep yourself in a productive, happy frame of mind. We all have those times when we don’t feel that great inside. Although inevita...