Go, Go Samurai Power Rangers!

Every little girl dreams of marrying a super hero.  Or, in my case, Donny Osmond.  But nevertheless, super hero was not far behind.  And while Donny Osmond eluded me, I did end up marrying a Power Ranger.When The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers show began back in 1993, my husband (who was still in "friend" mode) and I worked for a children's entertainment company in Los Angeles, while we struggled to find work as actors....more
I think it's unobtrusive and cool to decorate their candy bags/buckets with reflective tape. ... more

Play BlogHer Matchy-Matchy: Have You Met These Autism Bloggers?

Blogging isn't just about throwing your words into the internets -- it's about the connections you make. We thought it would be fun to bring you a little Matchy-Matchy game starring BlogHer communities, kicking it off with a few members of the BlogHer autism community (it's Autism Awareness Month, after all). ...more

Autism doesn't affect our life. As the mother of twins with autism - it is our life.
I'm ... more

Cesarean Awareness Month: Why Is It So Hard to Get a Vaginal Birth These Days?

April is Cesarean Awareness Month. You may wonder why an entire month needs to be devoted for raising awareness about C-sections. Here's why. The C-section rate in the United States is on the rise at an alarming rate. It's estimated that in 2008 over 1.3 million babies in the U.S. were born by C-section, accounting for 32.3 percent of all births. It also marks the 12th consecutive year the Cesarean birth rate has risen, despite a number of medical organizations —- including The World Health Organization (WHO) and American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) —- urging medical care providers to work on lowering the Cesarean birth rates and increase access to Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC). ...more

Hi Amy! I actually just lived the C-section nightmare last week. Having delivered a healthy 9 ... more

Live Agelessly with COVERGIRL and Olay Simply Ageless for a chance to win $1,000!

 Update 2/22/09: This offer has now ended. Thank you for your interest in this promotion!Live agelessly with COVERGIRL and Olay for a chance to win a $1,000 Visa Gift Card. Just tell us what you do to live agelessly in the comments section below!

Pregnancy! It's a Big, Fat Surprise!

Julia Grovenburg is pregnant with Jillian.And Hudson.And they weren't conceived at the same time.But they might be born at the same time.But if they were actually born on their due dates, they'd be born in different years. One this year, one in 2010.It's called "superfetation."My head hurts.HOW DOES THAT HAPPEN?Apparently, it happens all the time to rabbits....more

When I was pregnant with my twins - at my first ultrasound - at about 11 weeks - they ... more

BlogHer in Second Life Registration is CLOSED! We're full! Now what??

You've downloaded Second Life. You've registered. You've *maybe* dressed your avatar. Now what? If you haven't already, you'll be receiving a 'group invitation' from ME, Queen Tureaud, to join "BlogHer in Second Life '08 REACH!" The notice will come to your avatar in Second Life. You need to join this group in order to be able to attend conference sessions and fun. ...more

Did she really just say don't worry about the clothes?

OMG. Insane!! ... more

100% Colombian Coffee Adventure

This past fall, The National Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia partnered with BlogHer to give coffee lovers nationwide the opportunity to win a trip to Colombia to see first-hand how Colombian Coffee is cultivated and hand-picked and to meet Juan Valdez in the Colombian mountains. ...more

Did you make them give you some Esmerelda to try? That is seriously the best coffee in the ... more

An Introduction To (a few) Second Life BlogHers

BlogHer '08 in Second Life is starting to take shape with CNN.com iReport the sponsor of all the sessions and panels and AskPatty.com hosting our exhibitor booths and Friday night cocktail party. So now that details are emerging, you may find yourself wondering exactly what to do in Second Life. ...more

You do have the option to put a credit card on file with SL but it is not required - and ... more

Elizabeth Edwards is live in Chicago and Second Life

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This is a great example of why it was important to come to SL and practiice, learn the program ... more

Updated: You in Ten Seconds: Join the BlogMe2007 Meme

They're ba-a-a-a-ck: The wonder women who brought us BlogMe last year have returned with another great meme for BlogHers to meet each other. And so, once again I say: You. Need. This. Button. Whether you're going to BlogHer '07 or not. There are more than 13,000 women on this site who want to know you, girl. ...more

Gidge
Mine is up at http://livefromthewangofamerica.blogspot.com

also be sure to ... more