A piece I wrote for The New York Post is the "Body & Soul" section cover story today, June 16, 2016.
My essay is inspired by my dating life in my 40s and I share why it's better now than it was...Read More »
I was only trying to make conversation, as one does at a party. But when I was introduced to a reality-show star, the conversation ended just as quickly as it began.
We started with the customary “...Read More »
I have made some of the most endearing, most meaningful, and most everlasting friendships of my life in my thirties and forties. But there was a time when I thought I might end up alone. In my twentie...Read More »
Media bookers and producers can now find Melanie Notkin on Jackie Marrero's ReelInPress.com and book Melanie for TV, Web and print stories. The site includes Notkin's reel, and TV appearances, and a b...Read More »
Originally published in Huffington Post
This content is sponsored here by TYLENOL and #HowWeFamily
Sunday, July 26, is the seventh annual Auntie's Day, the day I founded in 2009 to celebrate and...Read More »
And yes, it's official. Auntie's Day is listed in Chase's Calendar of Events - the national calendar of holidays and commemorations (sadly, now behind a firewall.)
Whether or not you celebrate with, or are celebrated by, your nieces and nephews on Sunday, July 26 (and every fourth Sunday in July!) I celebrate you and encourage you to celebrate all the ways you contribute to a child's life.
Aunthood is a gift. It's a gift to the children (both literally and figuratively!). It's a gift to the parents (who often need all the support they can get!) It's a gift to you - the aunt - for all the ways aunthood fills our lives with love, joy and meaning.
TYLENOL has invited me, and SAVVY AUNTIE, to participate in its new campaign, entitled: #HowWeFamily. TYLENOL approached me for this sponsored campaign because they understand that aunts play a valuab...Read More »
Originally published on the Huffington Post.
"Auntie! We're family!"
With a big wide-eyed smile, my then-2-year-old nephew had exclaimed the three words that changed my life. He was expressing h...Read More »
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