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On Mother’s Day, I thought it would be important to salute those amazing women who are influential in the lives of their nieces and nephews but have not given birth to a child. I know lots of these important women who have been nicknamed PANKs, Professional Aunts No Kids. They are actively involved in the lives of children around them. In fact, one in five women is a PANK, or approximately 23 million Americans. PANKs are roughly half of all the women who are not a mother or grandmother. This group is actually growing as women are choosing to stay single or marry later. Just think about this group – the size of a group almost as large as the Black/African American segment of US citizens...
Fortunate is the woman who is photographed by Ana Schechter.Read More »
I had a blast on the Rachael Ray show! Rachael, who is a very Savvy Auntie herself, and I had fun on set. I shared my picks for gifts for kids at $5, $30 and $50…. Let me know what you think!
Sometimes, we all feel like we need a miracle. We’re stuck in a career that’s going nowhere, or a relationship that’s going nowhere… or no relationship at all. Some of us want to be mothers but motherhood eludes us. Or we’re feeling like we’re out of shape or out of sync with those around us….