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4 Ways to Make Sure Your Company Pays Women Equally

The Wall Street Journal, reported five of the biggest stars on the world champion U.S. women’s national soccer team filed a lawsuit on March ...

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Is Your Cell Phone Bill As Much As Your Parent’s Mortgage Was?

Mine is! I hear from many of my clients how their cell phone bill increases year after year. Mobile companies offer so many different types ...

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Women & Politics: Do The Candidates Want Our Votes?

We only need to look back at the 2012 presidential election to measure the importance of the women’s vote.  If numbers alone could ...

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Civility, Honesty, Integrity: A Search for Fairness Diamond and Silk Talk About What Matters

There was a time in our social discourse when civility was a benchmark standard. That standard has changed giving rise to questions about ...

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Massachusetts’ Gender Wage Gap Costs the State’s Women More Than $11 Billion Per Year

If the gap between women’s and men’s wages in Massachusetts were eliminated, each woman who holds a full-time, year-round job in the state ...

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The Key To Success

Like many, I focused on becoming successful. I read and listened to authors give ‘how-to’ advice and define success, but I struggled with ...

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Joia Mukherjee to receive Honorary Degree and give Commencement Speech to Mount Holyoke Class of 2016 Graduates

Global champion for human rights Joia Mukherjee, the chief medical officer for Partners In Health (PIH), will deliver the keynote speech during Mount ...

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How NOT to Landscape Your Yard!

Below I warn you about landscaping errors to avoid. Most of these errors are not catastrophic. Nonetheless, it's often the little things that ...

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Professional Chamber Announces
Dr. Arlene Rodriguez
2016 Woman of the Year

The Professional Women’s Chamber (PWC) has announced that Dr. Arlene Rodriguez, vice president of academic affairs for Springfield Technical Community College has been ...

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Highly Ranked Davis NICU Cares For Premature, Critically-Ill Newborns

All parents want their children to grow up healthy and making sure that a child receives the right care in his or her ...

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Best Summer Cook-Out
Unique Burger Recipes
For the Perfect BBQ!

The weather is fine, the grill is smokin' and your all set for the perfect bar-b-que with your perfect recipes. Make your friends, ...

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Ready to Run? Simple Tips to Get Started!

Now that the weather is getting nicer, many people are starting to run outside again. Whether you are an experienced runner, a casual ...

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Spring Into Vibrant Health

What a relief to get through the 'dark season' and return to the light! As we step into spring, the wood element in ...

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Feature Story

Learning from the Chef

Karen AkunowiczIs there anywhere in the home more central to the sense of family and friendship than the kitchen? It is the seat of hospitality. For Karen Akunowicz…Read more…

A Letter from the Editor

Spring Is in the Air!

A winter of relatively warm temperatures provided us a preview of spring, and for many, the newness of the season represents a rebirth of many things, including a renewal of love! …Read more…