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Book Buzz: Mothers & Daughters

The Women You Should Know team started to talk about some of our favorite titles that explore and celebrate the relationship between mothers and daughters. Some of these book suggestions have been around a long time, and others are new on the scene, but the common thread remains the same… the mother and daughter relationship is complicated, fiery, deep and intense, but one to learn from and to treasure....

WYSK Profile: Dawn Casale

Video profile of Dawn Casale, founder and co-owner of the Brooklyn, NY based One Girl Cookies, an expanding dessert empire famous for its gorgeous bite-sized cookies, amazingly moist cakes, seasonal pies and tarts, and dangerously addictive whoopie pies. The brand includes two charming, "Urban Mayberry" style bakery/cafés, a made-to-order business and a new, wildly popular cookbook....
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“Are You My Prince? You Certainly Took Your Time.” The Reality Of Fairy Tales

Christine Jones, associate professor of literature and languages at the University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT), and Jennifer Schacker, professor of English at the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada) have embarked on an interdisciplinary collaboration surrounding fairy tale studies, connecting their respective classes and co-editing a soon to be released fairy tale anthology....
Carolyn Moor

Teaching Young Widows There is “Moor” To Life Than Grief

Carolyn Moor's life was turned upside down when she and her husband were out celebrating on Valentine's Day. When returning home, a hit-and-run driver crashed into their car and her husband Chad was killed. But, Carolyn chose not to let becoming a widow define her; instead she was determined to be an individual whose love and inspiration could be shared with others. Carolyn used her courageous spirit and faith to help others achieve the same happiness through the support groups she founded: CLOVE and Modern Widows Club....