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What You Need to Know About Publishing Books

Every time someone asks me what I do and I tell them that I'm a writer, I get one of two reactions: people who are readers ask what I've written to see if they know one of my books, and people who are writers shyly tell me that one of their goals in life is to publish a book. Sometimes the people in that former group ask me for advice on how to break into publishing, and I'm always happy to help. (And, yes, if you are reading this, you are one of those people I am happy to help, so leave your questions in the comment section and I'll answer them.) But part of helping is giving them the reality of publishing. ...more
Thank you for sharing!  Like many writers, I too am an inspiring author. The publishing world ...more

The Incomparable Christy Turlington Burns Will Premiere Sneak Peek of New Every Mother Counts Documentary at #BlogHer15

Today I'm thrilled to announce yet another amazing "get" for the #BlogHer15 keynote speaker lineup: Social activist, model, and entrepreneur Christy Turlington Burns!  ...more
How exciting!  Wish I could attend, but looking forward to highlights of the event!more

My Defining Moment: I Conquered My Eating Disorder

I know exactly when I became consumed with my weight. In 2001, at age 21, I had major surgery on my back (corrective surgery for scoliosis)....more
I too had an eating disorder. Mine started in my teens when I went on a diet to lose a few ...more

Challenge: How Have You Shown #CourageToday?

We're on Instagram asking you to share what you had #CourageToday to do, whether it's standing up for yourself or branching out onto a new journey or asking for something you want or just doing something you haven't done before. We'll be sharing our favorites! ...more

The Journey From "Just a Mother"

I couldn’t look at her. I saw a glimpse of us in her bedroom closet mirror and the image made me doubt everything I just said minutes before. She was crying those type of tears where she had to stop every few seconds and gasp for a deep breath. And I looked broken....more
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10 Tested Tips for Time Management

As a mom of two active kids, wife of someone who owns his own business, published author, daughter, sister, aunt and traveling career women, time is at a premium for me, like I’d bet it is for you....more
Great tips! I especially like buying clothes that don't wrinkle and not checking baggage. Makes ...more

How a Diaper Bag Insert Turned into a Crowdfunding Site for Moms

About a month after having my son, Teddy, I had my first moment of (new) mom inspiration. Somehow in my sleep-depraved, poorly showered, deer-in-headlights state, I came up with a damn good idea....more
Elisa Camahort Thanks so much, Elisa! I hope this will inspire other moms to move forward with ...more

What's Your Defining Moment?

What do all these experts have in common? We all begin at that defining moment when we realize a passion and start to pursue it. Today, we're starting a conversation about our defining moments. They can be huge (as you'll hear in some incredible, life-changing stories coming up on BlogHer and SheKnows) or very small: a quiet voice in your head saying, Oh. I get it now. ...more
Hey Julie, I think like a lot of people who are passionate about something and have ...more

Sign Up for Childcare at #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us

We are proud to announce Childcare at #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us in New York City!...more
Are you full? Unfortunately I missed the deadline. Thanks.more

Grab a Badge and Tell the World You're Going to #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us

With the conference just over two months away, we know you're gearing up for #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us in New York City. We've made some badges that you can place on your blog, share on Facebook, or plaster all over your social media accounts....more
Can't wait for the event.  so looking forward.  Linda Eckhardt, Editor:  Everybodyeatsnews.commore