Our Final Anniversary After 18 Years of Marriage

My husband and I celebrated our 18th wedding anniversary at a fancy restaurant. After he ordered an expensive bottle of wine, he reached into his pocket and pulled out his gift to me. It was a handwritten list of treasured memories from our marriage. Memories, he said, that reminded him of how much we belonged together....more
There are just so many feelings about divorce. And it's so hard to process them. Hearing other ... more

Announcing BlogHer PRO, this December 13th in San Francisco

For the last few years, the Professional tracks at BlogHer annual events have been the most highly-attended (followed closely by the Writing track, naturally). After this year's conference, we decided it was time to do a deeper dive and create a focused event for those community members who are making the most of their substantial online influence! The result is BlogHer PRO, open for limited registration today....more
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BlogHer '12 Twitter Roll Call!

Want to get to know your fellow BlogHer '12 attendees before you arrive in New York? Leave your Twitter handle and follow the others who have already left theirs so you can tweet about your conference plans.Find the official list on Twitter at http://twitter.com/BlogHerEvents/blogher-12-attendees

High School Makes Cheerleader Root for Alleged Rapist by Name! (UPDATED)

In 2008, Silsbee High School football and basketball star Rakheem Bolton allegedly raped a fellow student and cheerleader known as HS with the help of two friends at an after-game party. When her rapist came up for a free throw in a basketball game, the cheerleader, known as HS, refused to cheer for Rakheem by name. Yesterday the Supreme Court denied review of the cheerleader's appeal. ...more

I think it's about time that we stop making the victims the enemy. Up until the past few decades ... more

My County Finally Did It! What About Yours? Our New Plastic Bag "Tax."

Last week, the County Council for Montgomery County, MD, where I live, finally voted to start charging consumers a nickel for each plastic or paper single-use bag they take at the check-out counter....more

Same reason the US doesn't embrace many other brilliant policies and ideas. I'm willing to bet ... more

BlogHer '11 Ticket Swap

Do you have a BlogHer '11 ticket that you can't use? Find someone to buy it from you here. Or if you need a ticket, say so - maybe someone can sell you one!Once you have finalized the selling and buying process please contact us and we'll help facilitate the registration changes.

BlogHer '11 Twitter Roll Call!

Hello Ladies (and the occasional Gentleman)!I'm making a big old list of people on Twitter that will be attending BlogHer this summer in San Diego!Want to be listed? Reply with your Twitter handle!You can find the ever expanding list here. (link corrected!!)Thanks! And see you there! (And if you want to check me out on Twitter, I'm @jennamariebee!)

RSVP Count for July 17th

Potential food sponsors for the Meet-up on the 17th need to know how many folks we expect. Spouses, partners, friends and children are all welcome.If you are planning (or even just hoping) to come, please RSVP by commenting on this post with number of adults and number of children. If you aren't entirely sure of the numbers or that you will be able to come, that's okay. At this point, we just need a rough count for planning purposes. It's okay if we end up with a little extra food. It's not if we don't have enough. When it get's closer, we'll do the final definitive count.

Is it wrong that I feel left out of some great (mommyblogger) communities because I don't have kids?

Is it wrong that I feel left out of some great (mommyblogger) communities because I don't have kids? ...more

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Boston Area Pre-BlogHer BBQ July 17th

It's hard to believe that BlogHer 2010 is nearly here. But before we convene in New York, we have the Boston Area BBQ on July 17th.Date and Time: Saturday July 17th, 1-5 pmWhere: 171 White Pond Rd. Hudson MAKids, friends, spouses, partners are all welcome. ...more

I must've missed the previous announcements. It should be just me. ... more