Archive for the 'In the News' Category

Does parenthood hurt a woman’s career?

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

Harvard Business School released surprising findings from the first installment of survey data it collected on the careers of alumni. They found that women graduates leave school with high career expectations, but end up compromising their professional goals due to taking primary responsibility for child-rearing. Gee, what a surprise… There is much discussion and debate […]

Planning for motherhood—eventually

Friday, November 21st, 2014

There is a growing trend of women in their thirties freezing their eggs in order to help ensure they will be able to have children in the future. It’s not cheap and can run from approximately $13,000 to $18,000. Many of these would-be Moms are single, others who are married want more time in their […]

Marriage is down–remarriage is on the rise

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Once again the Pew research Center has come out with something that holds a few eye opening statistics. Four out of every ten newlyweds have been married before-that’s 40% folks. Many are divorced, some are widowed and some have been married multiple times before. This report sheds light on how marriage patterns have been shifting […]

Marriage is good for your bottom line

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

For a number of reasons, it is just not politically correct today to talk about how important marriage is. We might offend women who are older and not yet married, or be accused of being “old-fashioned” and setting young people back in their educational/career aspirations. And to say that marriage actually leads to greater financial […]

For professional success—choose a conscientious spouse

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Psychological Science has published an interesting study conducted by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis that links career success with certain spousal traits. Somehow we have always known that who you choose to marry will play a large role in your future life—but now we know it can greatly impact your career success and […]

Women are better decision makers

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Now we actually have science to back up what many of us have observed throughout our lives—that women often seem to make better decisions than men. I’ve always thought of it as using their intuition better—that spidey-sense that lies somewhere between common sense and emotional reasoning.
However, it seems that neuroscientists at the University of […]

Cameron Diaz’s engagement body language

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Cameron Diaz is smiling a lot this week. She arrived at the Academy’s Costume luncheon last Wednesday with a noticeably dazzling diamond ring on her left hand. According to other luncheon goers, Ms. Diaz was twirling her hair with that hand, playing with the ring—and smiling from ear to ear. Later that same day she […]

Showtime’s unique treatment of “The Affair”

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Tomorrow is the start of a new drama on Showtime titled “The Affair”. Before you start yawning and thinking, “next,” this version of an old story promises to be different. It’s set in The Hamptons—and if you are one of the few who don’t know where this is, it’s a well-known playground out on Long […]

Many women have a back-up partner in mind

Monday, October 6th, 2014

In the movie, The Titanic, the aged version of Rose shared in a poignant moment that “a woman’s heart is a deep ocean of secrets.” It seems that a newly released survey backs this up. The Daily Mail conducted a survey with 1,000 women—and found that 50% of them have a back-up partner in mind […]

What are your chances of ever getting married?

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The marriage rate is down, but what is interesting is that there are those groups that are only delaying it and the ones who are deciding against it altogether. The Pew Research center has come out with yet again another revealing study—this one on the decline of marriage in the U.S.
In 1960, almost 90% […]