To all Single Moms: Forget the Drama. You Need Self-Love!


May 1st, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

You wake up and look at the clock. It’s 3:22 a.m. You lie there and your mind instantly starts to wander.  You’re thinking about the fight you recently had with your ex husband, your friend who’s in the hospital being treated for cancer , the ...

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“Living A ‘Big’ Life” by Author and Blogger, Jamie Beck


March 17th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

A little intro about Jamie Beck: Jamie and I went to high school together, but she was a year younger than I was. Still, we managed to become friends, and I remember when I graduated, I was really sad to say good-bye to her. She is a genuine person, ...

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Insecure Girls Really Really Bug me


March 5th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

I’m the kind of girl who just loves other girls. To me, girl friendships are incredibly valuable. My very best friends in the world are the Cinnamon 7, who have been my friends since high school and junior high, but I have many college girlfriends ...

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Divorced People Smiling


March 3rd, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

It was a typical cold, wintry, Thursday night in the burbs of Chicago. Snow was on the ground, the wind was bone chilling, and most people were in their homes, snuggled up watching Grey’s Anatomy, Parks and Recreation, or the first two seasons of H...

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Mean Girls In The Suburbs? Oh Yes


February 7th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Sophomore year in high school seems like a lifetime ago, but what I will forever remember the details of what some mean girls did to me that year. A really mean, manipulative girl had become friends with my group of girlfriends, and she decided s...

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