Category Archives: Tips

Biz e-Friday Countdown 12.03.10

After a holiday hiatus, The Biz e-Friday Countdown is back! In case you forgot, The Biz e-Friday Countdown summarizes the most interesting parenting blogs of the week.  Why?  Because we know you are busy! Here’s what you missed this week: … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 11.12.10

If you were too busy to read them all– good news–we did it for you! Here’s what you missed. This week’s best and brightest blogs (and there were some great ones) are: 5.)  Free Range Kids “Cops Threaten Mom for Letting Kid … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 11.05.10

If you were too busy to read them all– good news–we did it for you! Here’s what you missed. This week’s best and brightest blogs (and there were some great ones) are: 5.)    Tip Junkie I love organization.  I love … Continue reading

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School Picture Day

Readers note:  I had a life-scarring memory of my own School Picture Day circa 1982. I was in 2nd grade and we were in the school gymnasium when the photographer mistook me for a boy. As I crawled onto the swivel stool … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 10.29.10

 (This edition of Biz e-Friday Countdown was not posted last night due to technical difficulties and some really nasty malware on the computer I was using.  Very sorry!) Now, on to the Countdown! If you were too busy to read them … Continue reading

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The Day I Almost Lost My Daughter – Part 3 of 3

Part III – Continued from yesterday’s post Everything had to be ruled out before they could give us an answer.  There just weren’t any clues as to what was going on. We were told that we could kiss her goodbye before she … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 10.15.10

If you were too busy to read them all– good news–we did it for you! Here’s what you missed. This week’s best and brightest blogs are: 5.) Motherlode A cute and fond look back at the beauty of first pregnancies.  … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 10.8.10

Biz e-Friday Countdown 10.08.10  5.) Dadstalking.com Dadstalking (Dads talking, not stalking) is a leading forum for dad bloggers.  One of this week’s posts “Real Dads Push the Stroller”  talks about the social stigma around a guy showing affection and loving care … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 9.24.10

Biz e-Friday Countdown highlights the best of this week’s blogs:     5.) Thebeetgoeson.net    Expatresse finds the people of Luxemburg have a sense of humor after she discovers sarcasm in a handicap parking sign.  A picture’s worth a thousand words.  See for … Continue reading

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Smells Like Tween Spirit

Recently, I was having coffee with a girlfriend who is a mother of three children. Her oldest is a 10-year-old girl or, in other words, a tween—too old for toys, too young for boys. I told her that my daughter … Continue reading

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