Educate Yourself to Make the Job Search Easier - Read Industry Publications

It is wonderful to educate yourself and make the job search more successful by reading industry publications. Each day there are people all over the country who are seeking work. Some are traditional employees who want to go and offer their services to employers at brick and mortar locations. Other people seeking work are entrepreneurs who are seeking more customers for their businesses. Still others are people who work at home like freelance writers who are looking for their next contracts....more

New Bill Could Compensate Women Donating For Research

A new bill that is being introduced in California could change things for women who donate their eggs for research. Currently, women can be compensated in cases where their eggs are donated for fertility treatments, where the standard payment is between $5000 to id="mce_marker"0,000. It's uncommon for women to voluntarily give their eggs for research due to the fact that it's invasive, time-consuming and can lead to a shortage of healthy eggs. That, and there is no compensation....more

The Perils of Parenting While Texting

I’m not putting down my phone while the kids are in the playground. I have 3 BBM conversations going and one is with the husband about what’s for dinner and what’s going on this weekend. I’m laughing at something or someone with my friends in another, because we are evil. The best kind of evil.  And the third involves evening plans. I am checking twitter for the latest news. I may even tweet if I am bored enough and something strikes me....more

The Coming-to-Be of a Dissertation on African-American Mom Bloggers: Part Three [Methods]

MethodsMy dissertation uses a mixed-method approach to examine African-American mom bloggers' online identity creation--individually and socially, and how these identities and the use of blogs enable interaction with readers and development of a community among African-American bloggers and their readers. This approach is three-fold: interviews with African-American mom bloggers, a content analysis of African-American mom blogs, and a survey of African-American mom blog readers.Five research questions guide this dissertation research: ...more
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Do Humans Have a Mating Season?

Have you ever wondered if your horniness varies with the seasons? If you're more inclined to mating behavior, say, in the fall or something? After all, other species have "mating seasons." Presumably this wouldn't apply to us, as females of the human species are available for mating much more often than once a year, but is there seasonal variation anyway? ...more
what?   So you are a mormon or six days of the same month but not the year?  Not sure I get why ...more

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Women Are Great Leaders? Yes!

The Woman Effect refers to the fact - yes, it's a fact - that a significant presence of working women in leadership in any organization contributes to that organization's health and wealth. This is true for major corporations and African villages alike. But why is this so? What can working women and entrepreneurs do individually to activate The Woman Effect in our lives and organizations? ...more
@kimslavik Yes, you should! -Momomore

The Three Faces of Eve on Christmas

A social scientist is always in a…position.Some would deem the position precarious, because those scientists ARE part of the world they study.  Others would deem the position magical, because…those scientists ARE part of the world they study....more
Hm. That's good to know, and interesting. And, sort of fits - in a way - with the whole "is a ...more

The Thief in the Night

      October sees the start of a month long campaign to raise awareness for a condition called Rett Syndrome.Rett Syndrome is a debilitating disorder which most often strikes previously healthy little girls just after they have learned to walk and say a few words and begins to drag their development backwards.As the cascade of Rett symptoms descends, girls lose acquired skills, normal movement and speech. Girls are left unable to communicate or use their hands to hold, carry or manipulate objects....more

Men Are Rewarded More Often for Speaking their Truth? Really?

I ran a survey last month asking people about their experiences with Speaking Truth to Power. One hundred and fifty five professionals – mostly women – responded and said loud and clear that: ...more
@Gloria Feldt Gloria, Love the "wear the shirt" analogy because it IS all about taking a stand - ...more