BlogHer 2012: My Perspective

Mamacita says:  I've only just returned from New York City, where the best BlogHer conference yet was held.  While I may be home now, my head and heart are still mingling with the 5,000 women (and men) in the Hilton hallways and session rooms.  Oh, and behind the registration desk, which is the best job EVER because everybody has to register, so the volunteers there get to see everybody....more
 @Jett Thank YOU for saying that.  You're so kind!more

Social Media isn't the "New Toy" anymore

After reading the posts from several prominent bloggers about the slowdown in the blogosphere and in social media, I wrote this post in response.Social Media isn't the new toy anymore. Find me at Craving a little perspective, where I blog about learning, being a parent-as-first-teacher, and life....more

Life in the blogosphere, Part 2

Carrying on from yesterday's post, Life in the blogosphere, I thought I'd follow up by sharing some of my own personal "rules" for being a good blogger: ...more

Life in the blogosphere

Some random truths I've gathered throughout my years of blogging, some seemingly contradictory yet all accurate nonetheless, about life in the blogosphere: ...more

Stone Soup Mondays: Best Blog Posts from September 12th to September 18th

Back again for another installment of Stone Soup Mondays, an open thread that collects the best things you read on the Web and compiles them in one space to extend the lifespan of a great blog post by two weeks. If you missed this series in the past, please click here to read more about the impulse behind the idea. ...more
FIrst time on stone soup! I'm enjoying the posts and will read more later! I wish I would have ...more

Stone Soup Mondays: Best Blog Posts from August 8th to August 15th

Back again for another installment of Stone Soup Mondays, an open thread that collects the best things you read on the Web and compiles them in one space to extend the lifespan of a great blog post by two weeks. If you missed this series in the past, please click here to read more about the impulse behind the idea. ...more
I love how Sarah uncovered something profound and heartfelt during a seemingly simple art ...more

Hey Bloggers! I Want More Shine

This is me, on Twitter, this afternoon, sort of losing it:"Everybody here trying to help others just needs to keep putting one foot in front of the other. Ignore the haters. cc: @dooce @mom101 @lovethatmax""IGNORE!!""Say it with me now: IGNORE! I IGNORE YOU, HATERS! Gonna keep doing what I do, & trying to help, come what may.""Maybe we could write a song called 'I Ignore You, Haters'. Who's good with lyrics?""Ignore!" I think I'm going to start a new hashtag ... drumroll please ...#ignore...more

Amen, sister. Amazing and timely as always. more

5 Dangers of Blogging

You’re going to start a blog.  You finally decided to take the plunge and satisfy your inner “legend in your own mind” narcissist self.  Your are a decent writer, or not.  You have a lot of interesting stuff to tell the world, or not....more

Social Media by the Numbers: Fill(ed)-in-the-Blank Statistics

Fair Warning If you are thinking of starting a blog, be warned....more

Social Media by the Numbers: Fill-in-the-Blank Statistics

Fair Warning If you are thinking of starting a blog, be warned....more
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