NaBloPoMo: Add All Your May 2014 Posts Here!

Here's where you share the link to every NaBloPoMo post you're writing on your blog daily this month -- and share your words with the world! ...more
Day 3.   Better a couple days late than never?  I hope so because I just came upon this and ... more

Could Your Family Live Without Cable? Mine Is About To Find Out.

"Have you lost your mind? Get rid of cable? Did you fall and hit your head? But how could we watch Big Time Rush?? What's going to happen to Good Luck Charlie? Oh dear God no! We're begging you, mom, PLEASE don't get rid of cable!"Image courtesy of Shutterstock...more
I went without cable for quite a few years after being exposed to the many channels to browse. ... more

10 Gift Suggestions for Book Lovers

You would think that people who love books would be easy to shop for but that's not always the case. They love to read but do you always know which books they've read or that they want to read? Probably not. Gift cards for bookstores are always appreciated by a book lover (really!) but sometimes you want to go beyond the gift card. Here are some suggestions for the book lover in your life that are (mostly) not books. ...more
Being a book lover myself, this list was fantastic.  I myself never really liked the Snuggies ... more

Why My Seven-Year-Old Doesn't Make a List for Santa

It's that time, again. Christmas time. It's the time of the year when other parents and kids start introducing my children to the proverbial Santa's gift list. Of course, my kids don't know what anyone is talking about, because my kids do not write out a wish list for Santa. Once or twice my son asked me about it, and I just told him that he does not need to ask Santa for gifts -- Santa is all-knowing and aware of what all kids like. ...more
I have two daughters, ages 10 and 6.  I believe this was beautifully written and I agree so much ... more

I am unsure of what I am doing wrong. I was trying to write a blog about my favorite book and it won't let me save it. :(

I am unsure of what I am doing wrong. I was trying to write a blog about my favorite book and it won't let me save it. :( ...more
@Denise  It says I have to follow required fields, which is the title and 3 tags.  I checked ... more

Paint it Black by Janet Fitch......so intense you can't put it down and you feel saddened when it's finished.

  I don't know how many people have read this book by Janet Fitch - 'Paint it Black'.  It was a book I myself stumbled upon and ended up ordering it from the Books-a-Million in my area.  I had found Janet Fitch's novel 'White Oleander' several years ago in a local Wal-mart.  Stunning is the first word that comes to mind.  The characters, plot, and emotions made the entire book come to life.  Later on as a few years went by, I actually ended up seeing the movie  'White Oleander' on Lifetime.

(POLL) Women at Work: Which Job Could You Never Do?

Welcome to the first in a month-long series of polls about Women in the Workplace. In honor of the upcoming conference BlogHer Pro on December 13th, all of our weekly polls will have to do with how folks in the BlogHer community feel about work....more
I could never be a doctor and deal with patients on a daily basis, trying to find out how to ... more