Everyday Sisterhood

A Dose of the Divine for Your Inner Goddess

Like a lot of others, my husband and I experienced a kind of minimalist awakening this past year after reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. Like a lot of Americans, we have too much stuff. But I would hazard a guess that we might be mildly to moderately worse than the average […]

It’s a mystery to me how this happened, but women in our society have somehow become segregated by age. Twenty-somethings hang out at the bars. Thirty- and forty-somethings without kiddos hang out at classier bars. Mothers of young children hang out at night watching Disney movies and Netflix cartoons with their borderline comatose spouses. Women […]

I recently wondered — as I typed the word “sisterhood” for the seven hundredth time in the space of a week — if all this talk about sisters and sisterhood is weird for Dawn, my older sister. My sister sister. My she-changed-my-diapers and we-took-the-same-family-vacations sister. Dawn isn’t the overly sensitive type. She doesn’t look for […]