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10 Ways Social Media Has Changed Parenting

For better or worse, social media has changed the way we parent. You may not have been able to get a conversation out of your teenager at dinner, but if you check their Facebook page, you can find out if … Continue reading

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On the anniversary of my dad’s death

A friend left me a message today.  She wanted to let me know that she was thinking of me on the anniversary of my dad’s death. Do you know that I almost had forgotten? I didn’t make mention of it … Continue reading

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The K.I.S.S. of Death

In junior high school, I learned a phrase from my English teacher that conveyed the value of simplicity: Keep it Simple, Stupid (K.I.S.S.).  Keep your message short, direct, and to-the-point if you want others to understand.  To support, the K.I.S.S. … Continue reading

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I’ve Got Style, Yes I Do! I’ve Got Style, How About You?

Wow… I have never had to give an acceptance speech before. For what, you may ask? I have been awarded the Stylish Blogger Award!  Thank you first and foremost to the person who nominated me – fellow mom blogger and funny … Continue reading

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My Daughter is a Riot

My daughter is three and she’s a damn riot. OK, I know…I know…every mom thinks their kid is great. But, mine really is. She’s a regular standup comedian sometimes. The things that come our of her mouth are priceless. I’ve often … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 3.4.11

Meth Labs, Lupus and dating – oh my! This week’s Biz e-Friday Countdown is unlike any other. To see the highlights of what you missed in the mom blogosphere this week, read on: Vodka Mom Sometimes, you can’t sweat the … 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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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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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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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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