New to BlogHer - CloseKids.com

Juse learning about BlogHer from Ree at the #PioneerWoman.Recent article in the paper about raising children to have a great relationship as adults....more

Do you struggle with God in prayer?

I was listening to a Christian radio program while driving home the other day, and started thinking about how I often struggle with God over things in prayer.  Sometimes that can be a good thing! ...more

life as a psychic mommy

Last week I made a statement. I set an intention, and that intention was met immediately by my husband and his friend who is a chiropractor. I declared for myself in my last blog that I desired to have a chiropractor help me heal my neck – within a day my husband had arranged a trade with a friend of his who is a chiropractor....more

10 things We Wish Someone Had Told Us When We Started Graduate School

There are those lessons you learn from facing the fire and walking through it. Those things that you read and know will change the way you think about your life. This list is definitely an outpouring of the former, whether it will serve as the latter for you remains to be seen. So What Did We Wish Someone Had Told Us When We Started Graduate School?*This is partly the advice we would give ourselves if we could go back to day one, an encouragement to those of us still engaged in doctoral and masters coursework, theses, and dissertations, and a chance to express the best of what we know to those thinking about embarking on a PhD or MA program....more
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"Got Milf? - A Mommalogue" by Sarah Maizes

"Got Milf?"  You should!  This is a link to the video of my performance of my "Mommalogue" (I made up that word...so proud of it), which I performed for "Expressing Motherhood" here in LA last month.Send this video to your girlfriends, sisters, aunts (yes...maybe even your own mother) and let them know it's time for Milf's EVERYWHERE to stand up and be counted!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYJ8PL6OxxI(F.Y.I., there is no inappropriate material contained on the video - but the language is a little "sassy")....more

Defending The Cavewoman

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Indie Publishing: Following in the Footsteps of Indie Films, Music

This week the Tools of Change for Publishing Conference took place with session topics ranging from "Evolving business models in publishing" to "What readers want." Among the keynoters was Ariana Huffington, who said, "We have entered the golden age of engagement. Publishing needs to combine best of old and new worlds."...more

Going From Insecure to Secure. One Step at a Time.

As I read through So Long Insecurity, I had a thought....more

Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution

I remember back when I was in university, screaming girls would line up to have Jamie Oliver, "The Naked Chef" autograph his latest cookbook. These days I would be one of the first in line to promote his cause. His current mission is to fight the obesity epidemic by inspiring families to cook, educating kids about food and improving how they eat at school. Last weekend I watched his passionate talk at TED, and wanted to share it here because I agree with his food philosophy....more