Fun Quilt Giveaway to help Baby Mia get a new Heart. Ener to Win!!

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Help Us Support Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we see pink everywhere. Everywhere we turn there is a simple way to help support the fight against breast cancer. Whether we go into a store and make a pink purchase, make a donation, join a walk, or purchase an item from somewhere where a percentage of proceeds goes towards breast cancer awareness, we cannot deny that it is easy to help find a cure.   ...more

Cure The Girls

 We can find a cure for breast cancer. We must. With over 40,000 deaths  last year, we must stand up and say this is unacceptable. ...more

Because no baby should have to grow up without knowing her mother

While wondering today how I would segue into writing about model Christy Turlington and former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell's recent campaign for maternal health, I unexpectedly came across a blog post about that very subject that stopped me in my tracks and left me in tears. The post was on Single Mom Seeking by guest blogger Matt Logelin who lost his wife and mother of their child just hours after she gave birth. ...more

 great post amy!


reminds me how lucky i am to survive cancer + enjoy ...more

More Evidence That Women Heal The World

So there I was, feeling sorry for myself for having sustained extensive nether-region damage during the birth of my son ten weeks ago AND having the surgery to correct that damage BOTCHED (don't even ask), when I came across this: a Wall Street Journal report from Cindy McCain on the state of things in Rwanda. ...more

I wrote a blog that I posted last week here on blogher about Women's Power and that it will ...more

I really am lucky!

The other day at the birthday party in NYC, I met another mom. We got to talking and I said "How old is your daughter?" She said "22 months". I said "Mine too". She said "Really, when is her birthday?". I said "9.21" She said "wow, mine is 9.23". I said "where did you deliver?" ...more

BlogHers Act: Healthy Moms and Babies

It is my pleasure to introduce you to my nephew, henceforth known as "The Heir to the Throne Jr" unless I forget and blog him by his real name or the nickname my mom and I were discussing for him this morning. I'll keep you posted on that. ...more


BlogHers Act: There's still more work to do

As of the time this post was written, we've worked together to raise $5,870. That's a good solid donation but it's not nearly enough. The women and children and families of Afghanistan, Africa, Burkina Faso, Burma, China, Darfur, and Nepal still need our help. I went surfing the news headlines for all of these regions and here's what I found: ...more

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BlogHers Act and BlogHer's matching funds: The best I ever felt about spending so much

I just spent $2,200 in the blink of an eye...easiest money I ever spent. Check out our BlogHers Act/Global Giving fundraising widget: ...more

I admit I did a doubletake, but loved seeing that number jump up yesterday. Thank you, ...more

Bloggers Unite For Human Rights (May 15) is another opportunity to raise awareness about maternal health, Myanmar relief

On Thursday, May 15, is challenging bloggers to Unite for Human Rights by posting words, pictures and/or videos. While the words might change from country to country and are sometimes taken for granted, human rights represent one of the universally agreed upon ideas — that all people are born with basic rights and freedoms that include life, liberty, and justice. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations. ...more

Thank you all for posting the links to your Bloggers Unite posts. I added them to a post on ...more