There are a few official days of summer left and we're bound and determined to make the most of them. But first, a few links for you to enjoy from the internet this week. Happy weekend!
“Female staffers adopted a meeting strategy they called “amplification”: When a woman made a key point, other women would repeat it, giving credit to its author. This forced the men in the room to recognize the contribution — and denied them the chance to claim the idea as their own.”
Stacy London on age, experience, time and style: “At my age, if you aren’t Oprah or a man, the stigma of getting older starts to take shape. I’m 47. I am seriously and officially middle-aged. Like, deep into it. I'm here, but heck if I know how I got here so fast.”
For all the moms with back-to-school kids: some advice worth passing on.
A thoughtful review on a beautiful new book: “I thought quite a lot about what normal is and isn’t as I was reading ‘The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood,’ Belle Boggs’s thoughtful meditation on childlessness, childbearing, and — for some — the stretch of liminal agony in between.”
This badass mama took her (willing!) 8 year old daughter on a 20 mile backpacking adventure—and she’d do it again.
A peek into one of our favorite blogger’s lovely abode.
10 foods that balance hormones.
And here’s to watching the sky tonight!
p.s. On finding your personal style.