Come Panic About Babies with Fussy, Finslippy and BlogHer in Portland, Seattle and the Bay Area April 5-10th

BlogHer is sponsoring the West Coast leg of the book tour for Let's Panic About Babies by Alice Bradley (Finslippy) and Eden Kennedy (Fussy). We start in Portland, Oregon on April 5; move up to Seattle on April 6; and then down to the San Francisco Bay Area April 8, 9 and 10. Alice and Eden will be doing book signings and readings at independent book stores, and we'll have no-host blogger meet-ups in nearby pubs and restaurants before and/or after the signings....more

What a cool tour -- making me wish I lived on the West Coast.

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Finding Humor With Alice Bradley

This past weekend, I was lucky enough to spend some time with my friend, Alice Bradley, co-author of the brand-spanking new book Let's Panic About Babies. Alice is also the author of the wildly popular blog Finslippy, and we'd met several years ago at a blogging conference.  She's a hilarious writer with great wit, and a sweet friend. ...more

I can't wait to dig into her new book, she's a fabulously funny woman and her insights are dead ...more

DON'T PANIC (Or: Hey New Moms! Take Two Of These And Call Me In The Morning)

I had an addiction. I freely admit that now. It was an addiction that lasted throughout the entirety of my first pregnancy and for most of the first year of my daughter's life. It was an addiction that I could not shake, even though I had moments of clarity when I knew that the object of my addiction was not good for me. Because even though I knew that it wasn't good for me, knew that it undermined me, knew that it kept me in a state of panic, I really believed that I couldn't go on without it. ...more

As a L&D nurse, I hear it so often how women are so fearful of so much of what goes on ...more