Be Your Own Hype Woman

Be Your Own Hype Woman by Alexis Barad-Cutler, Founder Everyone seems to be feeling at least a little anxious right now. My friend recently told me that what helps her little girls fall asleep more easily these days is telling them nice things about themselves at bedtime: “You’re a kind person. I love the way you play with your sister. … Read More

The Imaginary Hotel Room Where Mom Wishes Come True

The Imaginary Hotel Room Where Mom Wishes Come True by Alexis Barad-Cutler This piece was originally published for Motherly on May 9, 2018. Looking to splurge beyond the ho-hum engraved jewelry, flowers, and breakfast in bed this Mother’s Day? Give the Superwoman in your life the gift of her dreams by sending her for a night (or three) to a place where … Read More

Revisiting Women and Work in the New Normal

Revisiting Women and Work in the New Normal (Panel for Daemen College) The Intersection of Children, Career, and COVID-19 What does the world look like now and how are we navigating these new challenges?    Join me, and a diverse group of professional women, in a virtual panel with Daemen College on women and work in the new normal. We … Read More

How I Became a Microdosing Mommy

How I Became a Microdosing Mommy And Why Cannabis is My Parenting Survival Tool for COVID-19 By Claudia Ossa Before you finish painting your picture of the type of person who wrote this piece. . . pause. My parents weren’t hippies, and I am not a Dead fan (because marrying one, does not make you one). Jam bands are not … Read More

I Had Gender Disappointment: It Didn’t Last Forever

I Had Gender Disappointment: It Didn’t Last Forever A Personal Story From (nsfmg) Founder Alexis Barad-Cutler My kids ask me every once in a while to tell me about the day they were born, and what I was thinking they “would be” before I saw them each for the first time. (We had chosen not to know their assigned sexes … Read More