Lessons Learned From The One That Got Away

It was Christmas break of my sophomore year of college, and I was in Kmart, of all places. My mom had dropped me at the local mall before heading off to do an errand and I had some time to kill. I thought a little retail therapy (on a scale that my college student self could afford) might do me some good....more
i think we all have one of these guys. hope you find him xoxo more

Balancing Intimacy and Space In Relationships

In the wake of the renegotiation of my sacred contract with a friend, I had an epiphany. In my close relationships, I have two opposing desires:-the desire for intimacy and security-the desire for freedom and autonomy ...more
i loved this post.. exactly what i needed to read tonight :) it's so hard to know when there's ... more

The BlogHer Fashion Show: Werk It! Who, Me?

When BlogHer Co-founder Elisa Camahort Page invited me to walk the catwalk in the BlogHer ’13 Fashion Show, my immediate reaction was, “OMG. Yes!” I had watched the first BlogHer Fashion Show in New York last summer, and made a mental note to myself: If I ever have a chance to walk the runway I have to do it. ...more
you looked great and walked beautifully! more

Be Good to Your Server: She Could Have Been Me

Working at night is not for the faint of heart. It's heartbreaking to miss bedtimes, homework, and football practices. For two years, I watched my baby all day, and when my big kids came home from school, I had to put on the apron and rush out the door to my waitress job. ...more
aw - very sweet post!  i don't have kids, but i know the trials and tribulations of being a ... more

Valentine's Day Love Letter Challenge for Singles or Couples

Many single people hold a grudge against Valentine’s Day. They resent this holiday dedicated to couples and romantic love for various reasons -- perhaps they feel lonely or left out or looked down on, or maybe they’ve been hurt in the past. Although I’m a terminally single person, I’ve never harbored that resentment. In my childhood, St. Valentine’s Day was a family celebration. Every Valentine’s Day, at the end of dinner, there was a knock at the front door....more
i wrote a love letter to ... more

Are You a Newbie Attending BlogHer PRO This Week?

BlogHer PRO is in two days, and as I was looking around the blogosphere to see what people are saying about the conference ahead of time, I noticed a small trend: Newbies! A number of the registered attendees for our December 13th conference are new to the blogging conference scene and are feeling like you might remember feeling for your first conference: excited, nervous and everything in between. I thought I'd share two of their posts so you might go wish them well....more
just curious.. what is the difference between the blogher pro and blogher conference? more

BlogHer '13 Twitter and Blog ROLL CALL!

So you're going to BlogHer '13? Awesome! Get to know your fellow conference goers by jumping on the thread below and sharing your Twitter handle and/or blog URL. You can follow others, tweet your conference plans, and get to know your fellow attendees before arriving in Chicago. Mingle away!

Should I Give My Boyfriend a Marriage Ultimatum?

Whenever I talk to my boyfriend about planning our future life together his answer is always the same: "You know that I love you and we already share money, an apartment, and (formerly) a car so what more do you need?" I need progress. Should I give him a marriage ultimatum? ...more
 @WandaLee  @TahnyaKristina i entirely agree with this comment.. only because i have lived ... more

Should I Give My Boyfriend a Marriage Ultimatum?

Whenever I talk to my boyfriend about planning our future life together his answer is always the same: "You know that I love you and we already share money, an apartment, and (formerly) a car so what more do you need?" I need progress. Should I give him a marriage ultimatum? ...more
i don't think it's necessarily an ultimatum for marriage, but perhaps an ultimatum on yours and ... more

Just joined blogher and loving the community already!

Just joined blogher and loving the community already! ...more
me too! more
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