When Did Valentine’s Day Become a Kid Thing?

I sat in front of my computer, with my son standing to my right. We scrolled through Pinterest looking for Valentine’s Day printables. It was a few days before February 14, and word had gone out from the teachers at his school that valentine cards could be shared this week. His little sister danced around behind us, waiting her turn at the Pinterest wheel of DIY. And I was about to lose my mind. ...more
Valentine's Day has been a kid thing in elementary school for as long as I can remember, and I'm ... more

3 Ways to Use Your Blog to Stick to Your Resolutions

Raise your hand if you've ever enthusiastically made New Year's resolutions - or perhaps thoughtfully chosen a word for the year - but, in spite of the best of intentions, don't actually manage to follow through to the end. Oh, we start out strong, motivated by the freshness and possibility of a shiny new year, but as the glow fades and the work begins we lose focus, run out of steam and, even though the goals we'd set really did matter to us at the time, give up. For me, that usually happens sometime around the second week in January. ...more
NeluWisdomLover I think you're right about that - your blog can help you stick to any of your ... more

3 Ways to Use Your Blog to Stick to Your Resolutions

Raise your hand if you've ever enthusiastically made New Year's resolutions - or perhaps thoughtfully chosen a word for the year - but, in spite of the best of intentions, don't actually manage to follow through to the end. Oh, we start out strong, motivated by the freshness and possibility of a shiny new year, but as the glow fades and the work begins we lose focus, run out of steam and, even though the goals we'd set really did matter to us at the time, give up. For me, that usually happens sometime around the second week in January. ...more
uneekdiva Thank you so much, and all the best to you in 2016 as well! :) more

3 Ways to Use Your Blog to Stick to Your Resolutions

Raise your hand if you've ever enthusiastically made New Year's resolutions - or perhaps thoughtfully chosen a word for the year - but, in spite of the best of intentions, don't actually manage to follow through to the end. Oh, we start out strong, motivated by the freshness and possibility of a shiny new year, but as the glow fades and the work begins we lose focus, run out of steam and, even though the goals we'd set really did matter to us at the time, give up. For me, that usually happens sometime around the second week in January. ...more
unrehearsedtiff So true! All the best to you in 2016! more

3 Ways to Use Your Blog to Stick to Your Resolutions

Raise your hand if you've ever enthusiastically made New Year's resolutions - or perhaps thoughtfully chosen a word for the year - but, in spite of the best of intentions, don't actually manage to follow through to the end. Oh, we start out strong, motivated by the freshness and possibility of a shiny new year, but as the glow fades and the work begins we lose focus, run out of steam and, even though the goals we'd set really did matter to us at the time, give up. For me, that usually happens sometime around the second week in January. ...more
Wonderful, Stephanie! All the best in 2016! :) more

3 Ways to Use Your Blog to Stick to Your Resolutions

Raise your hand if you've ever enthusiastically made New Year's resolutions - or perhaps thoughtfully chosen a word for the year - but, in spite of the best of intentions, don't actually manage to follow through to the end. Oh, we start out strong, motivated by the freshness and possibility of a shiny new year, but as the glow fades and the work begins we lose focus, run out of steam and, even though the goals we'd set really did matter to us at the time, give up. For me, that usually happens sometime around the second week in January. ...more
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What's Next After #NaBloPoMo? Introducing the BlogHer Writing Lab

Big changes are underway for lovers of #NaBloPoMo! Like NaNoWriMo, #NaBloPoMo will now own November and only November. But that doesn't mean NaBloPoMo is disappearing during the other eleven months of the year. Oh, no. It's only getting better. ...more
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What's Next After #NaBloPoMo? Introducing the BlogHer Writing Lab

Big changes are underway for lovers of #NaBloPoMo! Like NaNoWriMo, #NaBloPoMo will now own November and only November. But that doesn't mean NaBloPoMo is disappearing during the other eleven months of the year. Oh, no. It's only getting better. ...more
Melissa Ford Laurel Regan more

What's Next After #NaBloPoMo? Introducing the BlogHer Writing Lab

Big changes are underway for lovers of #NaBloPoMo! Like NaNoWriMo, #NaBloPoMo will now own November and only November. But that doesn't mean NaBloPoMo is disappearing during the other eleven months of the year. Oh, no. It's only getting better. ...more
Love this! I think it makes the official NaBloPoMo event in November have more impact, plus ... more

NaBloPoMo: Add All Your November 2015 Posts Here!

Hello, NaBloPoMo'ers, 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
November 30 - #MicroblogMondays 66 – Reading ... more