Wendy Sachs
In Wendy Sachs's truly inspiring book, she interviews accomplished women to find out how they manage the working mom juggling act. Here, the interviewer becomes the subject. Wendy Sachs is an award-winning television producer, former Capitol Hill press secretary and the author of the critically acclaimed book, How She Really Does It: Secrets of Successful Stay-at-Work Moms. Currently, Wendy works as a vice president at a NYC public relations agency. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, Michael, and two children, Alexandra and Jonah.

Why Isn't Grace Running for President?

In my local bookstore I recently discovered “Grace for President,” the most fabulous and timely book for children, particularly little girls. more

Homework Sucks.

It’s been more than a dozen years since I had to crank out a term paper at 2 a.m. or cram for a final exam or God forbid had to apply an utterly meaningless mathematical theorem to anything. But weirdly I am still haunted by homework and wake up in the middle of the night sweating that I’m about to flunk a test because I forgot to study. more

Read My Lipstick.

The more I mull over all of the hoopla surrounding the Palin pick, I realize that in our celebrity obsessed pop culture, it was inevitable that we needed a new fix. more

Sarah Palin Should Pull Out.

Sure, I’m curious to see the titillating made-for-Lifetime TV drama of Alaskan Governor Sarah “Barracuda” Palin play out and stick a thumb in the eye of all of those social conservatives who believe they own America’s family values. However, I think Sarah owes it to all of us women, but perhaps most importantly her eldest daughter and youngest son, to elegantly withdraw herself from the Republican Party’s nomination for vice president. more

My Ninth Nanny.

I just lost my ninth nanny. I go through nannies the way some women go through men. Nine nannies in seven years seems suspect. Some wonder if we’re secretly beating the nannies or keeping them chained inside the playroom. Why else would we have had such a spectacular run of bad luck in keeping childcare? more

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