Womom November 2011

For the woman behind the mom.

Alanna Weissman

Lovely Lashes
EnvyDerm Eyelash Growth Serum helps women achieve a set of thick lashes without a prescription. Tested by ophthomologists, the liquid eyeliner lengthens lashes in as little as two weeks. Buy it at online retailers including
www.drugstore.com and learn more about attaining full lashes at www.envyderm.com.

Personality Quiz
Amy Wilson’s When Did I Get Like This?: The Screamer, the Worrier, the Dinosaur-Chicken-Nugget-Buyer, and Other Mothers I Swore I’d Never Be (William Morrow) says it all. The comical author shares her take on motherhood in the engaging book that celebrates a mother’s endearing quest to provide what is best for her kids. Mothers everywhere will relate while exploring the journey that parents take to suit their kids as they evolve while child-rearing. Visit www.amywilson.com for details.

Be a Millionaire
Working moms can maximize their earning potential with Antonio Smith’s The Sellionaire (Hudson Docket), which provides selling and marketing tips. Smith tackles topics such as time management and procrastination in an effort to create an ecomocially shrewd reader with a few extra dollars in her pocket. Get a glimpse at www.thesellionaire.com.

Emancipation of Mom
When Mommy Went on Strike
(AuthorHouse) by Jaime Sewell tells a funny story about a mother who has reached her boiling point. Feeling like she does all the work while her husband and kids play all day, the mom gets fed up and comes to a conclusion: She must go on strike. After a couple of days of no mom to do the dishes, wash the laundry or make lunch, life gets hectic for the clan. Head to www.authorhouse.com to get a copy and see how the story unfolds.

Woman of Excellence
In her book Woman of Excellence: Not Without a Struggle (AuthorHouse), domestic abuse survivor Carolyn Bell Murphy empowers women through her own story of overcoming great odds. Murphy also emphasizes the need to include awareness about domestic violence in school curricula, and includes lesson plans and presentations. Get empowered and learn more at www.womenofexcellencenwas.org.

This column appeared in the November 2011 issue.