Three Great and Good Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day Online

It’s my first Mother’s Day, and of course, I’m going to spend some of it online. Is that sad? My own mother would say yes. But I’m not going to neglect my baby or forego the chance (hint, hint) to sleep late so I can read blogs. It’s just that the web is part of who I am as a mother. The screen is us. Might as well embrace it. ...more

I can't believe I didn't know about this until I received the card from a patient!  Next ...more

Tweeting, Twurling and Blogging: Women Change the World with Social Media

As women, telling stories comes naturally to most of us.  We also know how to get the word out fast.  Incorporate social networking and the on-line movement and there's potential for a social change explosion. It seems women are starting to renew our communities and the planet at an ex ...more

Shaking the Bush out of America

Cross posted at PhD in Parenting.  ...more

No matter your politics. This is WRONG and I'm outraged. This does not sound like things that ...more

Ada Lovelace Day: Honoring our Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, Wives,Friends, Neighbors, Teachers, Mentors and other Women Who Tech

How do you define a role model in the category "women who tech?" Conversations about this and what comprises noteworthy examples abound: ...more

That's why I'm committing myself to writing bout one a week til 3/24/09, Ada Lovelace Day ...more

MomsRising.org Just Got Kicked Out of Palin's DC Office

(x-posted at DailyKos) ...more

Ain't no power like the power of the mama

About nine months after I had my first child, I went (with the kiddo in tow) to my first Mothers Acting Up meeting. It was my first foray, at least post-children, into an organized activist group. While the timing wasn't right for me to become a regular member, I gleaned a piece of knowledge from that meeting that I think will always stay with me. That is that mothers as a whole are a very, very large group, and if they use their power for good, they can become a force to be reckoned with. ...more

I think one of the main keys to unlocking this issue is the mindset so many mothers get ...more