Exploring what it really means for women to "have it all." Sometimes cheeky, sometimes heartfelt. A blog and live show created by Amanda Hirsch (@amanda_hirsch). Posts are written by Melody Bell, the character Amanda plays on stage. Melody is the perfect woman who gives you nightmares, offering up tips for crystallizing your breast milk, color coding your filing system and keeping your sex life freaky. Don't forget to like Melody on Facebook and follow her on Twitter at @themelodybell!


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Aug 6, 2014
@ 9:57 am
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Prepping the quinoa patties. (Step one: harvest quinoa.)

Prepping the quinoa patties. (Step one: harvest quinoa.)


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Aug 5, 2014
@ 12:04 pm
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My boss just told me my self-review was better than anything he’s read in the newyorker archives.


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Aug 5, 2014
@ 8:22 am
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Planted some gorgeous peace squash in my organic rooftop garden this morning. #Ukraine
Photo by Rob and Jessie Stankey

Planted some gorgeous peace squash in my organic rooftop garden this morning.

Photo by Rob and Jessie Stankey


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Aug 4, 2014
@ 3:32 pm
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Rode 30 miles this morning wearing these old favorites.

Rode 30 miles this morning wearing these old favorites.


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Aug 3, 2014
@ 6:09 pm
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Teddy surprised me with a weekend in Paris! We drank a gorgeous bottle of 2005 Château Pétrus and served cruelty-free pâté to the homeless (sans abri) in between marathon lovemaking sessions.

Teddy surprised me with a weekend in Paris! We drank a gorgeous bottle of 2005 Château Pétrus and served cruelty-free pâté to the homeless (sans abri) in between marathon lovemaking sessions.


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Jul 2, 2014
@ 9:33 pm
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My new Facebook cover photo! Thanks, mollybob (and sorry about your name).

My new Facebook cover photo! Thanks, mollybob (and sorry about your name).


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Jul 1, 2014
@ 10:33 am
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My Children Love Hanging Their Organic Underpants in the Sun

A colleague told me a horrible story this morning about her toddler spreading poo-poo all over his crib. Yuck! Little Edie and Little Eddie were both potty trained by the time they were six months old (and even that felt a little late…) They love helping me hand wash their organic cotton underpants and hang them to dry in the sun…

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Jun 26, 2014
@ 3:23 pm
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Quick Thought of the Day

It’s so easy to focus on one thing at a time! 


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Jun 25, 2014
@ 9:52 am
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Oh, Toddlers!

This morning I had to take three deep breaths when Edie wanted to skip her sunrise vinyasa flow in favor of a Kundalini meditation sequence.

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Jun 23, 2014
@ 10:04 pm
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Today I flowed seamlessly and effortlessly from one task to another. Wait, was that yesterday? Silly me! It’s every day!