Everyone is Going Over to Ello... Now What?

I joined Ello because everyone else was joining Ello. (And yes, if all the kids jumped off the bridge, I would jump off the bridge, too!) And now we're all milling about at Ello, and it feels like the awkward start of a party. You know what I'm ...more

Use All Five Senses with October's NaBloPoMo

So what is the NaBloPoMo theme of the month?  ...more

5 Tips for Staving Off Social Media Depression

It's no secret that as women, we want it all — the perfect family, the perfect career, the perfect body. Of course, life isn't perfect, and people don't reach the same goals at the same time. The problem is, that's becoming increasingly difficult to ...more

Renee Matthews Has a New Writing Gig

Dr. Renee Matthews, blogger at Ask Dr. Renee, is one of the newest writers for BlackandMarriedwithKids.com. She will be sharing health information with their readers. ...more

The 2014 BlogHer Women and Social Media Study: Be Useful. But Be Human.

Today we're releasing Part One of the results from our sixth Women and Social Media Study, executed in partnership with Ketchum, and there is a lot of advice for marketers and influencers alike to be found in the data....more

No, Seriously, Please Don't Participate in That Facebook Breast Cancer Meme This Year

Today is the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness month, which means that the cryptic Facebook posts can't be far behind.  You know what I'm talking about: your friend posts "I am going to London for 8 months!" or "hot pink!" or "damn diarrhea!" on Facebook, and suddenly, we are magically supposed to all think about breast cancer. I've been told that I'm no fun at all when it comes to this yearly meme, and those people are right.  But that's because I don't think that health is a particularly fun topic, especially when it comes to life or death illnesses such as breast cancer. ...more
I'm not a fan of those things, either. I prefer to support facts, stories told by survivors and ...more

How BlogHer Took My Fizzled Out Post to 21,000+ Views

As I am writing this post, my other post is the most popular on BlogHer.com.  This is a post that had barely ignited and then fizzled on my own site, but was featured by BlogHer and took on a life of its own. This is definitely a testament to the power of BlogHer. It drives me nuts when people share stories about increased traffic, shares, or going viral with no stats, so I am going to lay it all out for you here, and you can judge for yourself. ...more
Jenny Kanevsky Definitely check your spam filter if you didn't get my note because I told you in ...more

I'M BACK...Uncensored too!!!

   I'M BACK......***aaahhh aaahhhh chooo***....BITCHES!!!!   ...more

Where To Get Challah for the Jewish New Year Based on Your Personality

Jews and even many non-Jews know one of the highlights of being a member of the “tribe” is the food. One of the staples at the dinner table on the Jewish Holidays is the bread, or challah. If you’re in New York and need to pick up a challah for your gathering, here are my picks for where to go depending on your personality. No matter which you choose, your host will think you’re a mensch (translation: person with admirable qualities)!...more

MTV Video Music Awards Inspired Cocktails

I’m not sure what could top last year’s rowdy performance from Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards – but I’m excited to find out.Next Sunday, I’ll be watching while sipping specialty drinks for each song that’s nominated for Video of the Year, thanks to the models-turned-mixologists who helped me create the perfect do-it-yourself recipe for each themed cocktail....more

10-Min Look with Allure’s Best of Beauty Products

Beauty junkies rejoice. Allure magazine just announced its editor’s favorite products this year. There were bold products that made the list. Smoky shadows, bright shadows and lipsticks. But many of the products were as versatile as they come, perfect for any occasion. I picked my favorites to create this barely-there, go-to look that can be completed in less than 10 minutes....more

How to Stay Creative (and Generate Ideas)

As a writer and a blogger, one of the things I struggle with is how to stay creative and generate ideas. Just ask my husband about how I wander the house declaring "I have nothing to say!"I get anxious when I am stuck - staring at a blank page, begging for brilliant ideas to reveal themselves....more

Sounds of this season

The theme for this month is CRUNCH. Not the Captain. Or maybe it is about the Captain?Anyhow, today we are prompted to write about our favorite Autumnal sound.Can you hear a feeling? ...more

The 2014 BlogHer Women and Social Media Study: Be Useful. But Be Human.

Today we're releasing Part One of the results from our sixth Women and Social Media Study, executed in partnership with Ketchum, and there is a lot of advice for marketers and influencers alike to be found in the data....more

How to Build Your Brand Presence on Instagram

The numbers don’t lie: the popular photography app Instagram has nearly 200 million active users monthly. Are you tapping into this engaged group of social media users?...more