International Women’s Advice

It’s International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the accomplishments of women everywhere…I think. I haven’t actually researched the holiday (is this actually a “holiday”?).

As my contribution to this day to celebrate women, I offer you some advice that I have received from other women that have aided me tremendously thus far:

Don’t wear underwear that is too tight – They will give you a yeast infection

Always marry a man who loves you a little more than you love him.

Shea butter is good for cooking, hair dressing and skin oiling.

If you see your best friend’s husband/boyfriend cheating on her, don’t say a word to either of them – Open the palm of your hand and let your fingers do the talking as they slap him across the face.

Always carry 2 sanitary napkins – One of for you and one for another woman who may need it.

If you must drown your sorrows in food, at least make the investment to get the best chocolate/ice cream/pie that you can afford. Why waste the calories on crap?

No one can treat you badly if you’re not there to allow them to treat you badly.

Keep a pair of heels AND flats in the back seat of your car.

Even if you can’t cook, learn how to prepare one signature dish that sets you apart from everyone else.

Don’t be too proud to play the ‘damsel in distress’…even if you must play it for other women.

Learn the locations and definitions of distributor cap, spark plugs, brake pads, struts and oil filter.

Always keep a little money stashed away in secret.

If the price of coffee increases exponentially, redirect your funds from your daily cup of coffee to coffee stocks.

Don’t pop your white heads.

Ashy ankles, elbows and knuckles are not attractive. God made Jergens for that very reason. (*Caroline’s pet peeve)


I want to hear: What’s the best womanly advice you’ve ever been given?