We support you Emma! Wonderful and brave speech addressing the need for equality, her interpretation of the word feminist and why we need men and women to stand together . The Conversation Starter for this week is “Do you think this empowered speech will get men to stand up and support women... read more
February is all about looooooovvveee. While we’re all about a world full of love and compassion, sometimes the commercialism of Valentine’s Day gets in the way of experiencing the true beauty behind the holiday. While having a loving relationship with a partner can certainly be ... read more
The holidays are an especially crazy and stressful time of year. It’s even more crazy and stressful for parents who have children home from school for vacation. If you’re a parent who also has a job, how do you juggle your kids needs and your own work/life commitme... read more
The holidays are quickly approaching, and Santa Claus is on a lot of peoples’ minds. Lately I have started feeling dishonest telling my children that Santa Claus exists. So, I’m curious to know your thoughts. How do you handle the Santa Claus issue? At what age do you think it’s ... read more
As a guest on The Conversation, Donna Karan spoke with Amanda about having a working mother and the effect it had on her as a child. The issue of balancing work with parenthood is a common topic of discussion and debate. Gender often plays into the conversation as well, considering men are rarely ... read more
As a guest on The Conversation, Connie Britton spoke with Amanda about her experience as an adoptive single mom. This week we’re discussing adoption and it’s reception by society. Do you think adoption is as culturally celebrated as b... read more
We have VERY exciting news! Tonight, December 3, at 6:30pm PST Amanda de Cadenet will moderate a special conversation with Jennifer Siebel Newsom and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom on gender equity, leadership and the need for partnership between men and women, in honor of author Marianne ... read more
Are gender stereotypes alive and well? I’m afraid they are, and in spades. Sorry Disney, I really wanted to like FROZEN and support the film. I was hoping the two female characters would not be stereotypes, but alas… Here are my thoughts, I’d love to know what yours are. Share them... read more
Do you agree with Gabourey that confidence can only come from within, or can relationships, a job, or family give you self-confidence? Do you believe it is possible to fully accept and embrace yourself? Or do you always carry around a certain level of self-doubt? &... read more
As a guest on The Conversation, Zoe Saldana spoke with Amanda about cosmetic surgery, saying “as long as you’re doing it for reasons that are balanced for you… there’s nobody on this earth that can tell you that what you’re feeling is wrong”. This week, we want to... read more
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