Dear HuffPo: Divorce Is NOT Like Death, It's Like Divorce

My children will never see their father again. He will never be late picking them up for "his weekend." He will never spend another birthday with them, another Christmas, or see them in another Halloween costume. They will never call him on the phone. He will not attend their weddings. ...more

You are absolutely grace under pressure, Leah. Great piece. Thinking of ... more

(VIDEO) Obama on the Gulf Oil Spill and What Everyone Else Says When They Really Want to Ask Whose Ass to Kick

The president said "ass." Let's be glad he didn't use all-too-common talking points straight from the spin doctors who advise middle ground even in the midst of disaster. I don't need any more generic euphemisms for action like these from George W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Jeb Hensaraling and Jim Cooper. ...more

thanks for writing this, Deb. I really love it. And I love that we finally have a President that ... more

I Guess What I'm Trying to Say Is That I'm Tired of Feeling Intimidated to Write On My Own Blog

I still remember the first time I found "blogs."  I had followed a link from a weight watchers chat room. The blog was written by a woman named Melly. Ordinary Morning, was the name of the blog.  It was 2001.  It was the most amazing thing I had ever seen on the Internet. ...more

Oh honey! This is SO me. I first started writing about my kids and autism and just stupid crap ... more

Hey, Jealousy: Every Blogger Was a Newbie Once

Today's topic: Jealousy in the blogosphere. Or envy, feeling left out, whatever emotion you want to add to it....more

Well said, Loralee.  I think my biggest frustration is that I get traffic, I can see it ... more

Supermom vs. Autism: Blogging for Change of Policy and Acceptance with special needs kids

Track:  change-agents Autism rates are increasing, 1 in 10 children will be diagnosed.  What do we do? How do we cope? Creating community for special needs families... how do we support one another?  How do we blog for change?  For programs?We may not all agree on what causes autism, let's suspend that and brainstorm how we can come together as a force to be reckoned with...for healthcare, for policy change, for mainstream acceptance.We are one, but together, we are legion....more

Tina@SendChocolate

cheaper than candy...half as ... more

DSLR vs. Point-and-Shoot

Track:  geek-lab Meet Mishelle, she shoots with a DSLR.   A Secret Agent shooting from the hip.Meet Lotus, she shoos with a Point-and-Shoot.  A Sarcastic Mom who's ready and equipped.Both of these talented women get great results with their chosen camera.  Despite what kind of camera you shoot with, come and learn how to get the best photos possible to show off to your friends and family!...more

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DSLR vs. Point-and-Shoot

Track:  geek-lab Meet Mishelle, she shoots with a DSLR.   A Secret Agent shooting from the hip.Meet Lotus, she shoos with a Point-and-Shoot.  A Sarcastic Mom who's ready and equipped.Both of these talented women get great results with their chosen camera.  Despite what kind of camera you shoot with, come and learn how to get the best photos possible to show off to your friends and family!...more

I use a point and shoot also, but am in love with my Canon.  trying to learn as much as ... more

OFFICIAL LIVEBLOG - Vaginally challenged bloggers - the men of BlogHer

<script src="http://assets4.blogher.com/files/vtech-badge.js"></script>Session Description:  Among hundreds of women, we stand out as the men of BlogHer. We view the world differently. Some of us are single. Some of us are married. Some of us have kids, some don't, and some of us are just big kids ourselves. The male personal/life blogger is a minority among the personal/life blogging community, and our perspective could be invaluable to any blogger, mommy or otherwise, who wants to make the most of her audience.

OFFICIAL LIVEBLOG – Room of Your Own: Dying is Easy, ROTFLMAO Comedy is Hard: It's two, two, two comedy panels in one!

Session Description: Many people have no idea what goes behind creating something humorous. As it says in the title, dying is easy, ROTFLMAO comedy is hard. Do your readers end up laughing out loud, or in a fit of giggles, every time they visit your site? When you write, do you ever wonder how far is too far? How you say it, where you say it and if you should say it are just a few of the many questions we’ll discuss in this session.

BlogHer '09: We're listening. And here's what we're mulling over so far...

It's Day Three post-BlogHer '09, and we are in our full-on, annual Listen-Real-Hard mode here at BlogHer. Since Lisa Stone, Jory Des Jardins and I first plunked down our credit cards to reserve a space for the BlogHer 2005, we have asked for everyone's help to make it happen. To make it better. To make it a celebration of women who blog. ...more

 I think BlogHer does a great job at the conference, and it is unlike anything else out ... more