Community & Sisterhood2022-01-11T17:08:05-05:00

Modern Family: Back in the Saddle

While encouraging her boys to take up polo, busy mom of three/anchorwoman Jean West decided to saddle up herself. Here, in her debut column, she shares the value of getting off the sidelines as a parent. Introducing our new monthly columnist writing about family issues, Jean West! Jean is an Emmy-award-winning journalist and former WHAS and WAVE anchor and is president of The Rotary Club of Louisville. Read along as Jean tackles important issues in the family and shares about her own experiences raising three boys, who are now grown and happily settled in New [...]

By |January 27, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|

Letter from the Publisher: Taking the ‘High’ Road

  Happy New Year, Today’s Woman readers! Staying true to my resolution to not operate in fear — we are pushing boundaries and having the conversations that count. So, if we are going to push boundaries in 2022, why not do it with the controversy of medical marijuana as the focus? I remember my first experience with marijuana: it was short, sweet (literally) and reminded me that I am definitely a cocktail girl and not a smoker. I sat in a coffee shop in Amsterdam where I ate a brownie laced with weed. Knowing I [...]

By |January 6, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|

Backstage Pass — Top Shows Not to Miss in January!

  By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider   The Red Velvet Cake Wars Written by the team that brought Derby Dinner Playhouse audiences The Dixie Swim Club and Dearly Beloved, this Southern-fried comedy features the three Verdeen cousins: Gaynelle, Peaches, and Jimmie Wyvette. After having “accidentally” crashed her minivan through her husband’s girlfriend’s doublewide, Gaynelle is one frazzled nerve away from a spectacular meltdown. Not much better are Peaches, the number one mortuary cosmetologist in the tri-county area, and Jimmie Wyvette, who's desperately trying to outmaneuver a priss-pot neighbor for the affections of Sweetgum’s newest widower. When [...]

By |January 4, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Life & Style|

Tour Her Neighborhood: Parkland

For Shauntrice Martin, the close relationships she has formed with some of her Parkwood neighbors is an extra benefit and gives her peace of mind. By Carrie Vittitoe  |  Photos by Mary Helen Nunn People love their neighborhoods for various reasons. But for Shauntrice Martin, knowing her son, Iniejah, can safely run up and down a street free of traffic is a benefit of living in Parkland. She also has the support of three neighbors who send her text messages concerning his whereabouts. What else excites you about Parkland? “The train that runs [...]

By |January 3, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Digital Exclusives|

Backstage Pass — Give the Gift of Experiences this Holiday Season

The Old Louisville Holiday Home Tour is Saturday and Sunday. By Gioia Patton/Arts Insider   Give the gift of these experiences to yourself or a friend this holiday season. Old Louisville Holiday Home Tour 2021 marks the 44th year of this annual self-paced tour, which is also at the top of the Arts Insider’s list as the best ‘holiday gift’ she and her late mother ever experienced together year after year. In 2016 Old Louisville was recognized as ‘One of the Great Places in America’ by the American Planning Association, and this year’s [...]

By |December 7, 2021|Community & Sisterhood, Home & Garden|

Letter from the Publisher: Sometimes You Have to Show Up in Spite of Your Fears and Trust the Process

Today’s Woman Owner and Publisher Tawana Bain launches the magazine into a new era of Sisterhood. Styling: Christine Fellingham; Photo: Kylene White; Hair: Kori Porter and Dakota Wilson; Makeup: Tia Mao. Tawana is wearing: Christian Siriano dress, $4,000, at Glasscock Women’s Apparel. Steve Madden shoes, $159, at Dillard’s. Synthetic topaz cocktail ring, $27.50, at Macy’s. Gypsy cuff, at Rodeo Drive; 18K yellow gold and diamond ring, $2,295, at Davis Jewelers. The new Todays Woman is not just about sisterhood, but also about elevating, empowering, inspiring and challenging women to see our sisters in [...]

By |December 7, 2021|Community & Sisterhood|
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