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Sunday, July 26, is the seventh annual Auntie's Day, the day I founded in 2009 to celebrate and hon...Read More »
Listen to the podcast where Melanie Notkin talks about Auntie's Day, Savvy Auntie, Otherhood, and what to say when you parents are worried about your being single.
Did you know there’s a special da...Read More »
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.
Melanie believes that being childless for her was due to circumstance. She always wanted to find love, get married, and have a child with that man and yet she remained single. She is 46 and always exp...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 days leading up to the series finale of Mad Men, the New York Post interviewed Melanie Notkin on how dating has changed since the Mad Men era. Notkin shared thoughts from her book, Otherhood: M...Read More »
Spinster—the most talked-about book of the summer—celebrates the power and pleasures of solitary life, but skims over the toughest fact of solo-hood: loneliness. Briony Smith tackles the last single-l...Read More »
What a thrill it is to see Otherhood gain so much traction throughout the world. This past weekend, as their "Mother's Day" feature, DeMorgen's zeno magazine focused on the Otherhood - or what they tr...Read More »