BlogHer '14: Ticket Swap

Did you just find out you can't come to BlogHer '14 in San José?  Or better, than you CAN come?  This is the place for you!Post your need for a ticket or that you have one to sell and let the ticket swap begin.  Tickets can be exchanged free of charge until June 24 and after that date there is a $25.00 processing fee.Lori Lunavp, event operations

To the Duggar Naysayers: Have You Visited an Orphanage?

I would put my money on the fact that ninety-nine percent of the naysayers and the ones slamming a good, honest, hard-working, larger-than-normal American family that is open to expanding their family through the blessing of adoption have never, ever set foot in a foreign orphanage. Have they ever seen children lying in their own waste for most of the day? Have they ever heard the cries of a little one who goes unnoticed by caregivers? ...more
My question is: why don't they adopt domestically? There are tons of kids here in the United ... more

Snapfish at BlogHer 2011 – Join us!

This year, Snapfish by HP wants to celebrate great moments and photos with you.  We know how important photos can be to telling a story, creating a mood and expressing a feeling.  Share the best of your blog photography with us and you could be featured in the “Best of Blogs 2011” photo book.  Limited copies of the “Best of Blogs 2011” will be available for featured contributors to sign at our Snapfish BlogHer booth and will be ...more

This sounds wonderful! I feel over whelmed by the amount of photos I have of my four year old ... more

Blogging About Kids With Special Needs: On inspiring, changing perceptions and dealing with the pity

Conference:  BlogHer '11 Track:  Impact 1: Change the World About You Name:  Ellen Seidman URL: People like me who blog about their children with special needs often do so because they found it cathartic. And that, it is. Yet bloggers also have the power to inspire parents of kids with disabilities—and change perceptions of our kids among parents of so-called typical kids....more

This would be a fabulous session for those of us who deal with this in our daily lives! more