Life After Five

6 Things Not to Say to a Woman Battling Infertility

Just before Mother’s Day in 2010, along with many women around the world, I read a heartbreaking article in the New York Times by writer Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos. The article, titled “Mother’s Day: A Cultural Cruc...

Overwhelmed? 8 Steps to Help You Regain Control of Your Time

If you grew up in the 80s and 90s, you likely at one time or another loved the movie “10 Things I Hate About You.” There’s a great line in that movie from the ditsy girl who says, “I know you can be over...

Ways to Save Money and Stay Fit

This season of “The Biggest Loser” is all about excuses, or more importantly “no excuses.” One of the excuses the show dealt with recently is “I can’t lose weight, it’s too expensive.&#...


Practicing the Art of Selfish Happiness

How many times, as a woman, has someone given you the advice to “put yourself first”? We hear it often because, as women, we practice it so infrequently. It’s easy to put our families, our friends, our childre...

Pass Your Energy Along

I read this quote on Twitter last week, and it more than stuck with me. “Energy is not created or destroyed, it is only transferred.” Now, I don’t know much about actual energy transfer (other than growing up ...

5 Things That Waste Time at Work

I am in love with infographics, and none so powerful recently as this one posted recently on Mashable titled “5 Things That Waste Your Time at Work.” How much time do you spend in a given day trying to schedule meet...


The Seven Pearls: A Financial Guide to Empower Women

It’s important to tackle the subject of financial fitness differently for women and for men. We are inherently different in the way we handle money, and our education should reflect this. That’s why I’m excite...

The Necessary Brilliance of Easing Up

We live in an all or nothing society. Either you’re a workaholic or a loser, obese or obsessed with being thin, young or old, smart or stupid. We judge each other and live by extremes, often without even thinking about it...

Beautify Your Office with RedStamp.com

In my opinion, the best companies in the world not only sell product well, but treat customers with respect and care. And many of those great companies offer “freemiums” to their customers, a perk I’m happy to...


Tracking Your Time with Real Simple

Time. It’s a constant battle, and here at Career Girl Network we know it all too well. Just two weeks ago, we shared two articles with you on the importance of time and time tracking to make your schedule more efficient. ...