Monthly Archives: February 2011

Battle of the Bowl: Moms, Kids and Public Restrooms

What is it about commercial toilet rolls and paper towel dispensers? We have had these things around for decades, but for some reason the manufacturers just can’t get it right. What is the problem? It’s bad enough you have to … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 2.25.11

The Biz e-Friday Countdown highlights some of the week’s best mommy blogs.  This week, there were a few bloggers celebrating anniversaries.  Here’s the recap: 5. Sweet Peas & Stilettos Spring is a great time to buy yourself a new bag and … Continue reading

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Listen to My Radio Interview Tonight

Instead of my normal blog post format, today I want to let everyone know that tonight (in just a couple of hours) I will be interviewed by Melissa Lierman on BlogTalkRadio at 9:00 p.m. (Eastern time) for the I Love Authors broadcast. … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Mom Organizes Nurse-In

I live in Ohio – 1 of 44 states that have laws in place to protect the rights of mothers who breastfeed. Recently, a local mother made headlines because she staged a nurse-in at a shopping mall near my childhood home … Continue reading

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Eight is Enough

When I was growing up, there was a TV show called Eight is Enough.  As the name implied, the sitcom centered around a Sacramento, California family with eight children (from oldest to youngest: David, Mary, Joanie, Susan, Nancy, Elizabeth, Tommy, and … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 2.18.11

Let’s get started with this week’s best parenting blogs. If you were too busy to read them all yourself, we’ll give you the highlights.  Welcome to the Biz e-Friday Countdown! 5. Ironic Mom Nominated for a “Stylish Blogger Award,” Ironic … Continue reading

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11-11-11 Baby Boom

This week ovulating women around the world are vying for the chance to have their baby on a symbolic and perhaps lucky day that happens only once in a lifetime: November 11, 2011 (a.k.a. 11-11-11) In order to have a … Continue reading

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Is That a Hanger on Your Back or Are You Just Happy to See Me?

A mom with two kids walks into school. Mom smiles at the school director and says “ Good morning.” School Director comes closer and then smiles at the mom, and then reaches out for mom’s back. Puzzled mom turns around … Continue reading

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Let’s Get This Potty Started

Potty training is a humbling experience. Until I had kids of my own, it’s safe to say that I never thought I would see the day when at 7:00 in the morning I’d be dressed in my corporate power suit … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 2.11.11

Another Friday has crept up on us, and if you barely had time to blink — let alone read all the fabulous mommy blogs — then the Biz e-Friday Countdown can give you the highlights! Here’s what you missed: 5. The … Continue reading

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