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  • December 10, 2013
  • By PR Dept
  • Comments Off on NYMag The CUT: I’m Not a Spinster Aunt, I’m a PANK
  • in Press

NYMag The CUT: I’m Not a Spinster Aunt, I’m a PANK

I’m Not a Spinster Aunt, I’m a PANK

"As I enter my first holiday spending spree that includes a little life-form to adorn with miniature things, I’m not quite sure how to feel about being stamped with the cutsey acronym. When I spoke to Melanie Notkin, a PANK herself and author of The Savvy Auntie: The Ultimate Guide For Cool Aunts, she gave me an even more specific (and more twee) label: I am a "Debutaunt," because this is my brother’s first child. (Other aunt varieties, according to Notkin, include the “Aunt by Choice” (a very close family friend) or the “Lesbiaunt” (self-explanatory), Notkin has built a business on advice for “the modern cosmopolitan aunt,” and at the SavvyAuntie.com, she recommends toys to buy, trips to take, and also offers parenting-adjacent tips (like why your niece or nephew needs a flu shot). My niece is a future “Fashionieceta,” Notkin reveals and reiterates that I can fill in as her key style role model during our “Qualauntie” time together..."

  • November 4, 2013
  • By PR Dept
  • Comments Off on QUARTZ: The latest travel marketing craze: Unmarried aunts who want to spoil other people’s kids
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QUARTZ: The latest travel marketing craze: Unmarried aunts who want to spoil other people’s kids

Travel operators have a new target: unmarried women with money to spend on their nieces, nephews, or god-children. This demographic, nicknamed “PANKs” (Professional Aunt, No Kids), has potential especially in the US, argues a new report (pdf) on global tourism trends by Euromonitor...

Read the full article at QZ.com

  • August 2, 2013
  • By PR Dept
  • Comments Off on The Truth About the Childless Life
  • in Blog, In the News
The Truth About the Childless Life

The Truth About the Childless Life

A response to the August 12, 2013 Time magazine cover story: A Childfree Life. First published in Huffington Post. Then in PsychologyToday.com. Now here.... Aashna, a single 43-year-old marketing ...Read More »
GEM Magazine LI Cover Story!

GEM Magazine LI Cover Story!

My first cover! Thank you GEM Magazine Long Island for featuring me on the cover of your summer issue! To read the full story, go to http://www.gemmagazineli.com/  Or pick up your copy in Long Island...Read More »
  • May 12, 2013
  • By PR Dept
  • Comments Off on My Mother’s Lesson for Life
  • in Amusings, Blog
My Mother’s Lesson for Life

My Mother’s Lesson for Life

On a snowy morning in Montreal, when I was four, not-quite-five, I was struggling to put on my big red rubber boots. My mother sat nearby and watched me, as I finally succeeded, enabling my independen...Read More »
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