Watch Now: The Real Katie Couric's Video Invitation to BlogHer's Community

Oh thank heavens, the real Katie Couric has finally been released into the wild. Check out the true confession buried in her video below ... see what I mean? Get ready for a barn-burner of a keynote at BlogHer '12 -- and read on for an opportunity to participate yourself: ...more
My biggest question is how she manages to "do it all." Even when things don't go her way she ... more

Mystery BlogHer '12 Party Revealed: BlogHer '12 Fashion Show and Style Spotlight

For lo these many weeks there has been a mysterious blank spot in our Official BlogHer Party Plan. A promise for something cool coming your way. Well, wonder no longer, that empty slot in the schedule is being filled by BlogHer's very first fashion show, and a party celebrating your style!...more
Are the models going to be a variety of sizes? I know they are "real people" not models, but a ... more

Announcing: Brunch at BlogHer '12 Hosted by Blogalicious

UPDATE: Brunch is currently at capacity.  At this time we are not starting a waiting list but will be monitoring for cancels.  Keep an eye on the registration page.We are proud to announce our first ever BlogHer Sunday Brunch hosted by Blogalicious!While we have a fabulous line up of parties, we knew we were missing one element: the morning after brunch, a place to relax (and recover) from long weekend of fun, friends and learning....more
It says to keep an eye on the registration page for cancellations. But it's password protected ... more

Announcing Martha Stewart as Featured Keynote Speaker at BlogHer '12

BlogHer '12 is shaping up to be our most exciting event yet, due in no small part to being able to announce today that the Lunch Keynote Speaker on Friday, August 3 will be none other than ... Martha Stewart!...more
I'm honored to be attending an event that is able to attract such amazing women. Thank you ... more

Facebook Organ Donation App: TMI or Lifesaver?

Graceling tackles the new Facebook app that allows users to sign up to be organ donors.  She worries not only about the way people are signing up, but that they have taken something that should be a personal decision and made it a very public statement.  Her work as a nurse puts her in a unique position to discuss the reality of organ donation. ...more
While I may not have the experience she does, I do have another perspective. One I spoke with my ... more

What Will Your Kids Learn About You (or Themselves!) by Reading Your Blog?

I give a lot of thought to the idea that the kids might one day grow up and read my blog (or maybe worse, their friends could read it and end up teasing them about it). I try to be circumspect with what I post -- both about myself as well as about them -- imagining how it would look to a middle school version of the twins or a high school version or a married-with-kids-themselves version. ...more
@Judy Schwartz Haley Judy, I have given thought to what if something happened to me. I grew up ... more

What Will Your Kids Learn About You (or Themselves!) by Reading Your Blog?

I give a lot of thought to the idea that the kids might one day grow up and read my blog (or maybe worse, their friends could read it and end up teasing them about it). I try to be circumspect with what I post -- both about myself as well as about them -- imagining how it would look to a middle school version of the twins or a high school version or a married-with-kids-themselves version. ...more
@amanda75 True, with digging I think most of us leave a larger trail behind than we often ... more

What Will Your Kids Learn About You (or Themselves!) by Reading Your Blog?

I give a lot of thought to the idea that the kids might one day grow up and read my blog (or maybe worse, their friends could read it and end up teasing them about it). I try to be circumspect with what I post -- both about myself as well as about them -- imagining how it would look to a middle school version of the twins or a high school version or a married-with-kids-themselves version. ...more
@sherrikuhn That is great to hear from someone who has kids that are old enough to give ... more

What Will Your Kids Learn About You (or Themselves!) by Reading Your Blog?

I give a lot of thought to the idea that the kids might one day grow up and read my blog (or maybe worse, their friends could read it and end up teasing them about it). I try to be circumspect with what I post -- both about myself as well as about them -- imagining how it would look to a middle school version of the twins or a high school version or a married-with-kids-themselves version. ...more
Wow, it's amazing to find something like that, and see the reactions to it from different ... more

What Will Your Kids Learn About You (or Themselves!) by Reading Your Blog?

I give a lot of thought to the idea that the kids might one day grow up and read my blog (or maybe worse, their friends could read it and end up teasing them about it). I try to be circumspect with what I post -- both about myself as well as about them -- imagining how it would look to a middle school version of the twins or a high school version or a married-with-kids-themselves version. ...more
@Kathy Benson I love that your mother wrote you letters. What a wonderful gift she gave you. ... more