There was a lot of great news for women in the workplace last month. First, Pew Research released a new analysis of US Census data that revealed women under age 30 now out-earn men the same age in...Read More »
By Melanie Notkin
One year ago, I enjoyed being part of a clique of friends at a co-workspace. We sat closely together, sharing worktables, afternoon snacks and personal stories: their spouses ...Read More »
The Women’s March made me uneasy from the start.
First, I wondered where the Jewish leaders were. After all, Jewish women have historically played prominent roles in second-wave feminism. Where...Read More »
As the founder of Savvy Auntie, the lifestyle brand for women who love kids, I attend New York’s Toy Fair every year, predicting the gifts that will be bestsellers at the holiday season — and all year...Read More »
My latest article for New York Post: "The Baby Blocker: Why are increasingly college-educated women have children later in life? Blame men." is on why women are becoming mothers later than ever before...Read More »
Picking up on the New York Post article entitled: "The most undervalued women in America are childless aunts," Melanie Notkin wrote for Auntie's Day, Sunday, July 24, 2016, ScaryMommy.com publish...Read More »
Melanie Notkin appears in The New York Post on the 8th Annual Auntie's Day:
A good place to start is national Auntie’s Day, the day I established in 2009 that falls annually on the fourth Sunday in J...Read More »
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 »
What would Ruth think?
That was my first thought when the news broke Thursday morning that Barbie would be available in three new body types: curvy, tall and petite, in addition to the classic ...Read More »
But others think it’s unfair to blame Type A personality traits and career focus for one’s single status.
“Singles aren’t waiting for life to happen to them,” argues Melanie Notkin, cultural anthro...Read More »