adulting

How to apply eyeliner (without looking like a raccoon.)

I’m So Old, Why Don’t I Have This Crap Figured Out?

I do not have this all figured out. I thought by middle age I would, but nope. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.19.18   |   SHARE
Minds
It never occurred to me in all my years as a single woman that every day I was learning how to be self-sufficient.

How Building My Own Ikea Bed Taught Me Life Lessons I Never Saw Coming

It never occurred to me as a single woman that every day I was learning how to be self-sufficient. That's what building my own Ikea bed taught me. Read...
Rebecca Jane Stokes of Your Tango    |   06.27.18   |   SHARE
Voices
There's so much you should've learned in high school.

23 Things You Should Have Learned In High School (But Didn't)

I’d like to teach a high school class called “Sh*t You Should Know To Be An Adult.” There's so much you should've learned in high school. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.11.18   |   SHARE
Families
Don't let first glances fool you. I am totally lost.

No One Knows What They Are Doing — Including Me

I have no idea what I’m doing. On any given day, at any given moment, I am so thoroughly and genuinely confused about what is happening. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   04.4.18   |   SHARE
Minds
THIS COULD BE YOU: clear skin, easy smile, GOOP-recommended ergonomic office chair that you forgo in favor of meditating on top of your tiny, clean desk. Probably an apple cider vinegar shot waiting for you in the kitchen.

How To Adult Without Being Slowly Suffocated By Your Responsibilities: A Handy Guide

Learning to break down huge obstacles is an act of self-care that is sometimes easier said than done. Occasionally, you have to call in the help of Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   05.19.17   |   SHARE
When you’re juggling so many baubles at once, it’s only human to drop one. Or two. Or maybe even seven.

Six Moms Share Their Cringeworthy Christmas Fails

Even the best-laid holiday plans can descend into chaos, but if it’s any consolation, just about everyone has a ‘Christmas fail’ story to share. Read...
Kahla Preston of Mamamia    |   12.19.16   |   SHARE
CultureFamilies
When does being a grown-up happen again?

10 Things I Thought I'd Know How To Do By Now

To be honest, I consider myself pretty damn good at adulting. I’m a great cook, as long as I have a recipe. I’m a self-taught professional baker. I Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   11.22.16   |   SHARE
Culture
Now that I’m a mother, I’ve entered a whole new world in which I must fake it till I make it.

7 Ways To Fake It 'Til You Make It

I’ve always loved that saying, “fake it 'til you make it.” When I was a young professional (inexperienced employee) sitting in my career station ( Read...
Kim Mower    |   11.16.16   |   SHARE
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