First meal in California

First meal in California

Goodbye closets for giants

Goodbye closets for giants

Anxious Ben, Relaxed Alex

Anxious Ben, Relaxed Alex

And it begins…

And it begins…

Last midtown lunch from the thai food truck

Last midtown lunch from the thai food truck

"Too many young women I think are harder on themselves than circumstances warrant. They are too often selling themselves short. They too often take criticism personally instead of seriously. You should take criticism seriously because you might learn something, but you can’t let it crush you. You have to be resilient enough to keep moving forward, whatever the personal setbacks and even insults that come your way might be. That takes a sense of humor about yourself and others. Believe me, this is hard-won advice I’m putting forth. It’s not like you wake up and understand this. It’s a process."
— Hilary Clinton, on taking criticism. (via ayabug)

(via haygirlhay)

nprfreshair:

By now you’ve probably heard the hit song “Let It Go" from Frozen more than a few times—and you’ve probably gotten it stuck in your head, too. That’s the work of songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, the Oscar-winning couple behind the Disney mega-hit.  Robert also co-wrote the satirical musicals The Book of Mormon and Avenue Q.  In the interview, Kristen tells Fresh Air why she set out to write a different kind of princess story: 

Kristen Anderson-Lopez: If you have the deluxe CD you will see my very strong, strike-across-the-bow at all princess myth things in the form of a song called “We Know Better,” which was a song that was cut, but it basically was these two princesses bonding over all of the things that the world expects and thinks of them. [The world thinks] that they’re perfect and sweet and sugar and spice and all things nice and it was the two of them misbehaving and being fully well-rounded children with all the good and bad and imagination and mischief that I really feel that it’s important for our girls to be allowed to be.

It got cut, but you can tell the whole movie is full of this point of view as much as Jennifer Lee and I could put in it, because we’re both Park Slope moms, we both went through the 90s, we took the women’s studies courses, and I knew I wouldn’t be able to push my kids on the swing at the playground if I had written a movie where the girl wore the puffy dress and was saved not by anything active she did but by being beautiful enough to be kissed by a prince.

Photo (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times) and Disney

Flowers in my apt entryway, part of my attempts to find a new renter!

Flowers in my apt entryway, part of my attempts to find a new renter!

TriBeCa en route to bridal shower

TriBeCa en route to bridal shower

sasheer:

Pick up the May issue of Cosmopolitan to see their spread on the ladies of SNL!!

Of course they have to put female comedians in their underwear. You’d never show the men like this, even though that would actually be funny.

sasheer:

Pick up the May issue of Cosmopolitan to see their spread on the ladies of SNL!!

Of course they have to put female comedians in their underwear. You’d never show the men like this, even though that would actually be funny.

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