Category Archive: Nonfiction

All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

All the Single Ladies:  Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation by Rebecca Traister reaffirms a big wish I have for my daughter’s life. First and foremost, I want her to… Continue reading

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up – Part 2

Having moved into a small house a few years ago, I did a major purge.  As stated in the previous post The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo, I’ve been… Continue reading

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up:  The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by  Marie Kondo arrived at the perfect time for me.  We’ve lived in our house a few years, all the… Continue reading

10% Happier: How I Tamed The Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge and Found Self-Help That Actually Works

10% Happier:  How I Tamed The Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge and Found Self-Help That Actually Works by Dan Harris (Dan Harris is co-anchor of Nightline and the weekend… Continue reading

Books For Mom

Tomorrow marks the thirteenth anniversary of the day my mom passed away.  In memory of her, thirteen books I’ve read since then which I would have recommended to her. Bel Canto by Ann… Continue reading

Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has The Time

Overwhelmed:  Work, Love and Plan When No One Has The Time by Brigid Schulte should be required reading before a couple has children.  Individuals, policy makers and companies could all learn from this… Continue reading