The President Joined Twitter 3 Hours Ago!

President Obama, otherwise known as @Potus to his Twitter followers, joined the site three hours ago and his follower count is jumping by the thousands every few seconds. ...more
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The President Joined Twitter 3 Hours Ago!

President Obama, otherwise known as @Potus to his Twitter followers, joined the site three hours ago and his follower count is jumping by the thousands every few seconds. ...more
Grace Hwang Lynch Ha -- such a good tweet. more

NaBloPoMo May 2015 Blogroll

The theme for May is PHOTO. ...more
Lets Go Solo The URLs go up as typed, so perhaps something was entered wrong?  What is the ... more

Get Excited! Gwyneth Paltrow Is Coming to #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us

Oscar winner. Emmy-winning guest star displaying her vocal chops on Glee. Eternal paparazzi target. Controversial conversation starter. Media mogul?Yes!Gwyneth Paltrow is all of the above, and I am very excited to announce she'll be conducting one of our classic fireside chats at #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us this summer in New York.  ...more
My question for Gwyneth: As I'm certain you know, people have been hypercritical about... ... more

NaBloPoMo May 2015 Blogroll

The theme for May is PHOTO. ...more
GatheringGraces We will!  The open thread will go up on May 1st in the morning. more

Will Paid Family Leave Be There When You Need It?

The irony: In order to go to the White House for the "Champions of Change for Working Families" event today, I had to do some fancy scheduling with my husband. It happened smack at the hour of school pick-up. "So if you go to work early, you can swing by and pick up the kids after school and bring them back to your office. And then I can drive out and grab them from your office and then go home to get our science fair stuff. And then if you make sandwiches and leave them on the counter, I can toss those to the kids..." ...more
TheSoccerMomBlog Such an incredibly frustrating story.  I'm sorry you had to go through that. more

Grow Your Blog With April's NaBloPoMo

So what is the NaBloPoMo theme of the month? ...more
Curly Bookworm You can always join along at any time in the month.  It's just the blogroll that ... more

Introducing the Femvertising Awards at #BlogHer15!

Today, we're thrilled to tell you about a new addition to the Voices of the Year community keynote at #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us this July: the #Femvertising Awards. ...more
Oooh, very interesting idea.  I'm looking forward to seeing the nominees. more

Would You Let Someone Babysit Your Child Over Skype?

The New York Time's Motherlode had an article recently about the parenting trend to have someone occupy your child over Skype or FaceTime in order to free you to do other things in the house. Think of it like babysitting from afar. Like really really afar. ...more
Reading is a perfect activity for this. more

How to Use Your Fitbit to Get Back in Shape

Since I posted the picture below on Facebook and announced that my husband and I have lost about 135 pounds between the two of us, I've gotten several questions from friends asking for details: how we did it and how we used our Fitbits. So here goes. ...more
Karen Ballum Melissa Ford Can you also not connect yourself to anyone?  Because I sort of just ... more