Pippi Longstocking Is (Still) My Hero

Editor's Note: Every single one of Cenobyte's posts for U.S. Women's History Month, about women who have inspired her from Dorothea Dix to Grace Jones to Madeleine L'Engle, is a fantastic and deep read. I encourage you to read the series, and get inspired to write about women who have inspired you, too!—Julie "Don't worry about me. I'll always come out on top." ...more
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Sisters N' Girls

Woman, we are the one behind the scenes, this job rests on our shoulders alone. Only we dare to go there. Yes, we bring home the bacon, fry it, and take care of our children and our man. We supply what is needed which consists of every aspect of real love. We give the man in our life the reason to become more than he ever conceived as a possibility. Woman, we are always poking our noses in our children’s lives adding and extracting the necessary components needed to shape their world forever. We bring them truths and give them tools that enhance who they become....more

6 Weeks in the English Lakes #4: Beatrix Potter on England's Fells

"The fells are never twice alike." – Beatrix Potter, from a February 28, 1938 letter to Josephine BannerOne of the loveliest ways to spend a day - or many days - in the English Lakes is to hike, and the beautiful places to hike are nearly endless....more

Take the "Read a Book in 10 Minutes a Day" Challenge

So many moms say that one of the things they miss about life before the chaos of parenthood was having time to read. The thought of having enough time to actually build any momentum is too daunting. And being able to stay awake for more than a page or two? Not gonna happen. Who needs Ambien when there’s a book on my nightstand?...more

My Rant about Ranting with a nod to the late, great Erma Bombeck

http://blog.marthaschaefer.com/2013/02/my-rant-about-ranting-with-nod-to... ...more


I am NOT Donna Reed....more

How Mitt Romney Has Empowered Women

"Baby, law isn't a good profession for girls," my father told me. "Stay with music, dear, that is what you and your people do so well," my high school dean said. I was 16, and asking them the most important question of my life:  Will you tell me how to become a lawyer? ...more
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Stories of a WildChild: Ciara O'Doherty


On Being a 40-Something Runner

 This month Runner’s World Magazine has an article suggesting to runners that they not only read other runners’ blogs but that they also write their own running blogs. The theory is that writing about your running will help you become a stronger runner....more
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Just Like Milly

Have you ever thought of writing a blog with someone else?  Someone you know?  Someone you don't know?  Perhaps three girls that you may never even meet? There is a call out for Just Like Milly. "Four girls, no script, one heart, endless stories" The link is here:  Just Like Milly.  Apply within....more