7 Tips to Take the Perfect Selfie

You won’t miss a good self-portrait picture again if you use these tips. So go grab your smartphone because this post is going to rock your world! ...more
So with the exactly 2 selfies I've done in my lifetime, I always seem to have fish-eye--you know ... more

BlogHer Co-Founders on FORTUNE's Powerful Women List

We're very excited that BlogHer's co-founders have been added to the list of FORTUNE's Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs!...more
So many thanks FeministaJones, SuburbanSoapbox, and Matt! It's very gratifying indeed, ... more

Femalities: A Breakdown of SXSW and a Lot of Other Stuff from a Woman's Point of View

Don't know what it is--the fact that I've just emerged from a weekend at SXSW, it was International Women's Day on Friday, I got snubbed by a "prominent" male investor/entrepreneur that in the virtual world I respected, though in person not so much--but I am feeling my womanness of late. And no, guys, it's not because it's that time of the month. If anything, it's the world who's experiencing a hormonal shift. ...more
@Tinseltine hey, I'd love to have a new opinion of said AH! It made me sad to be so disappointed ... more

How Do You Teach Twins About Being Twins?

I remember being fascinated by twins when I was in elementary school, having been introduced to the concept by a friend of our family who gave birth to a set of beautiful twin boys. I wanted a twin. I wanted to be a twin. My parents were glad I wasn't, I can tell you that. Deanna at It's a Crazy Beautiful Life is a mom of twin girls and she is currently trying to figure out how to explain all that is twin to her daughters. It is more complicated than it initially seems! ...more
I'm an identical twin, and I wish I could answer the question! I don't know when I understood ... more

OMG! I'm A Grandmother!

Johnny Mac Pippin, aka Aiden Samuel, was born at Tripler Army Medical Center on May 15, 2012 at 12:36pm. He weighed a whopping 8lbs and was 21" long. His mother had no drugs and the only assistance was breaking the water 90 minutes before he made his way into the world. Yep. My beautiful, tiny baby birthed a good size baby of her own -- and she did it fabulously. I was in awe of her strength and her determination. Two days later and I'm still in awe. Rockstar. Super Hero. Birthing Goddess. That's my girl!...more
Loving the play by play. Congratulations Grandmama! Man is he a cutie!   more

OMG! I'm Going To Be A Grandmother!

I've probably said "OMG I'm going to be a grandmother!" 800 times in the last five months. And when I wasn't saying that, I was saying "WOW!" and "This is awesome!" and also, did I mention, "OMG!"? ...more
Wow, look at that tattoo grow! I got all misty looking at that pic of you and Jen. Denise you ... more

Acceptance and Change: The Evolution of Family Holiday Traditions

It's Christmas time. The holiday season. I get it. But what's sometimes forgotten is that this includes Chanukah. Or as some know it, "the festival of lights." Or, as kids, we in the tribe knew it as eight guaranteed presents! It's such a cliche but, compared to the pomp and pageantry of Christmas, the festival of lights kind of blew. However, as an adult, I've come to dig the ceremonial candle lighting, now that I finally understand the meaning of Chanukah. (It was pretty lost on me until I had to explain it to my boyfriend's son.) And now, as the Girlfriend Mom, I spread the guaranteed eight presents tradition to the kids....more
This post resonated with me, especially this year. My husband celebrates Chanukah, and I ... more

Moms Clean Air Force: I'm Getting Involved for Olive

I don’t know the exact day, but it was sometime last year, when I was in my third trimester of pregnancy, and I noticed it—the air I breathe. I was driving to work and sitting in traffic. I realized that I’d forgotten to press the recirculation button on my air conditioning console; I could smell the sour breath of the exhaust from the car in front of me and I panicked. All these years that I’ve commuted to work, listened to loud music, and lived in some of the most polluted urban locales, I never thought twice about air quality. But on this particular day I was terrified, because I had a growing life inside of me who would be sharing the air. The thought of her breathing it in made me sick. ...more
Doesn't matter how you got here millaa--I get it that the iPad helps ;) --thanks for stopping ... more

I Go To Rio...

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Oh Dawn. Oh Dawn. Been there. Once. No more. Or at least not unless I have a topical. Tears, I ... more

Go Granny: Hottie Cloris Leachman on Why Us Geeks Need Reliable Technology More Than Tight Leather

There's a new leather-clad hottie in town with her own Super Bowl commercial, and her name is Cloris Leachman. And her commercial co-star ... is me. Prepare to wet your pants....more

...and Lisa you rocked the ending.

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Jory Des Jardins
writes on business and ... more