Jenny Powers, host of Broadcast: Broads Building Businesses, interviewed Melanie Notkin on the occasion of the upcoming 7th Annual Auntie's Day on Sunday, July 26, to learn more about how she started ...Read More »
It's nearly here! The 7th Annual Auntie's Day is Sunday, July 26! It's the day I founded in 2009 to honor and celebrate aunts and godmothers - and all women who love children-not-their-own.
We have...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 »
"Magda (48) is the protagonist of this story. Amen journalist, is a real PANK, Melanie Notkin established term, a Canadian [sic - American] marketer to define the Professional Aunt No Kids. We would t...Read More »
Independent and Courageous Dreamers:Tias PANK
(Via Google Translate:) Aunts Pank: They project a femininity that is not reduced to motherhood but of love for her nephews. Aunts Pank: Beyond a succ...Read More »
In the continued global reach of the PANK demographic, Argentina's La Gaceta features Melanie Notkin's PANKs based on a study by Ana Alejandra Fuentes Cuiñas, a professor and researcher at UADE (Argen...Read More »
Ana Alejandra Fuentes Cuiñas, a professor and researcher at UADE (Argentine University of the Enterprise) and her team studied the PANK concept in Buenos Aires and [in her words] "made a big research,...Read More »