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Big Fight? What Every Husband Needs To Know

Big Fight? What Every Husband Needs To Know

Men, have you ever found yourself feeling frustrated when, after a fight with your wife, she seems to doubt your relationship and commitment? It made perfect sense to you that you stopped talking to her when you were mad. You were worried you might say something stupid and be a total jerk. But the next day, after things have simmered…read more →

Hurricane Hotties?

Hurricane Hotties?

In the midst of so much deep hurricane news, can I tell you how happy this latest viral silliness made me and my teenage daughter – and apparently millions of other people? More than 100,000 comments have been posted on a simple selfie by some Gainesville, Florida police officers.  The men were getting ready to go about their duties for…read more →

How to Stop Male Co-Workers’ Resentment … When You Work Flex-Time

How to Stop Male Co-Workers’ Resentment … When You Work Flex-Time

Dear Shaunti,  I work full-time, have 3 small children and work a flex schedule. This works really well for my family but my male co-workers get frustrated when they can’t reach me during traditional office hours. I’m getting all my work done but I’m worried they’re not viewing me as an equal colleague because they don’t always see me in…read more →

The Shock Value of the Competent Dad

The Shock Value of the Competent Dad

I remember a couple of years ago around Mother’s Day, Jeff and I were watching television one night when we saw a commercial for Publix, one of the big grocery-store chains in our area. The television ad showed several scenes of different men in different houses, secretly helping their kids cook breakfast for Mom, and then prepare to bring her…read more →

Are Legos Just For Boys? It’s Complicated.

Are Legos Just For Boys? It’s Complicated.

One of the things that years of research with men and women, boys and girls, has taught me is that the genders are just (gasp!) different. It always stuns me when people push back against this idea – as if acknowledging differences will somehow suck our society through the space-time-continuum, back to the bad old days when there were “Want…read more →

Husband-Speak: How to Transform His World With Your Words

Husband-Speak: How to Transform His World With Your Words

Imagine a springtime shower without the gentle sound of rain. Or a baseball game without that CRACK of the bat. Or imagine a world where children smile but don’t laugh, friends wave but don’t speak, dogs don’t bark and birds don’t sing. A world without all that would seem flat and weird and strangely empty, right? That is exactly what…read more →

The Foreign Culture Of A Man’s Mind And How To Navigate It 

The Foreign Culture Of A Man’s Mind And How To Navigate It 

Have you ever travelled to a foreign country with a very different culture for your work? Were you uneasy? Did you read up on the geography, language, rituals, and nuances so that you would be successful? When I was working as a financial analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, my primary responsibility was investigating and analyzing the…read more →

Make Sure Your Man Is One Of The 25%

Make Sure Your Man Is One Of The 25%

Ladies, do you love your husband, but find yourself regularly irritated by that little thing that he does? He’s a great guy and all, but Ugh! If he would only stop parking in the mud when he takes the kids to the ball practice. Or fold the laundry instead of just pulling it out of the dryer and leaving it…read more →

The Secret to Living With Purpose Every Day

The Secret to Living With Purpose Every Day

As a busy analyst, author, and speaker my days are full so it can be easy to lose track of time. As a wife to my husband, Jeff and a mom to our two great kids, I have to protect my precious time and be careful not to let it flash before my eyes. My kids may be teenagers at…read more →