Poll: Do You Have Friends of a Different Race?

A recent poll conducted by Reuters reports that many Americans have no friends of a race other than their own. It’s not that surprising, given the dramatically different ways people have reacted to recent events such as the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting, or even last week’s Twitter trend #solidarityisforwhitewomen. ...more
I was surprised the poll didn't ask respondents their own race, to see if results track with the ... more

BlogHer '12: What Childless Women Want Brands to Know

My panel at BlogHer '12 went very well and as it should be, there were lessons for the audience and panel, too. The session was sweetly named,Table for One, and it focused on the challenges of women bloggers without children to attract brand attention and strategies to turn things around....more
 @alienbody Thanks for your comment. I hope it's clear that there's nothing wrong with ... more

BlogHer '12: What Childless Women Want Brands to Know

My panel at BlogHer '12 went very well and as it should be, there were lessons for the audience and panel, too. The session was sweetly named,Table for One, and it focused on the challenges of women bloggers without children to attract brand attention and strategies to turn things around....more
 @GloriaBow Thanks very much for your comment - and I'll definitely check you out on FB. I can ... more

The Peculiar Heartbreak of A Mormon Wedding

As a Mormon girl, I was raised to believe that the pinnacle of my life would be when I entered the temple to marry a worthy Mormon man.  My very salvation depended upon getting married in the temple --- a temple ceremony seals a husband and wife together for eternity.  The highest level of Mormon heaven is reserved for members that have married in the temple and born children.  In short, a temple marriage is a very serious matter within Mormonism. ...more
Thank you so much for sharing your story. I hope that it was therapeutic to write, and that you ... more

Four Lessons on Dealing With Disappointment

A friend I care about very much hit me up recently. She had been promised an amazing opportunity, the kind of thing she was aching to do to further herself personally and professionally. And then at the last minute, the opportunity fell through. "I'm trying not to cry at my desk," she admitted. I knew exactly how she felt. At my old job, there were many days where I had to shed tears in the bathroom, or in the parking lot, crouched down between two cars (before I had a car of my own to cry in). Yes. ...more
Beautiful post! Disappointment can come from many places, including little emotional support ... more

No Kids = No Worries About the Planet? That’s So Very Wrong.

More from BlogHer…The exhibit hall of sponsors looking to connect with women and women bloggers was huge.  Some brands were no surprise to find there: P&G, Playskool, Best Buy, Hilshire Farm… Mixed in were a handful of issues advocates, including the Moms Clean Air Force....more
@DesiValentine4ooh! Humans are my friend! more

BlogHer '10 RoomShare

Use this space to find roommates for BlogHer '10. The conference venue is the Hilton New York.To find a roommate, simply reply to this thread with your information, what you're looking for, etc.If you have any questions regarding this thread, please contact Jessica Ferris, Conference Programming Manager: jes@blogher.com. 

BlogHer '10 RoomShare

Use this space to find roommates for BlogHer '10. The conference venue is the Hilton New York.To find a roommate, simply reply to this thread with your information, what you're looking for, etc.If you have any questions regarding this thread, please contact Jessica Ferris, Conference Programming Manager: jes@blogher.com. 

BlogHer '10 RoomShare

Use this space to find roommates for BlogHer '10. The conference venue is the Hilton New York.To find a roommate, simply reply to this thread with your information, what you're looking for, etc.If you have any questions regarding this thread, please contact Jessica Ferris, Conference Programming Manager: jes@blogher.com.