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Ladyguides

Ladymags for Olds: Good Housekeeping

A couple of weeks ago, I gave Woman’s Day the once-over with my critical lady side-eye, and what we discovered wasn’t pretty.  Woman’s Day did have many decent points; including a reasonable exercise routine, a handful of engaging human interest stories and a recipe for very cute cupcakes.

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Op Ed

Not Just Cosmo: Ladymags for Olds

I grew up reading my mom’s stack of ladymags: Good Housekeeping, Redbook, Woman’s Day and Ladies’ Home Journal.  Like the magazines aimed at younger women, they keep their audience enraptured with a combination of fear and shame, which is supposed to inspire us to support their advertisers and sponsors.