What a Food Blogger Dinner Party Looks Like

Food bloggers Brita and Sara collaborated on a fabulous spring dinner menu and hosted parties in their respective homes on the same night. They then shared their parties/menu on their blog. I went to Brita's party—here's a peek at how it looked! ...more
This looked so much fun! :)more

The Term 'Revenge Porn' Name Masks The Horrifying Truth All Women Should Know

Why the term "revenge porn" is yet another form of victim blaming....more
It's scary stuff and has so many real world consequences that people don't consider.more

Jill Nystul's Book on Sale Today + More!

Jill Nystul of One Good Thing by Jillie is releasing her new book, One Good Life, on May 5th. ...more

Use Your iPhone Camera & Other Apps To Get Great Photos

Welcome to our first BlogHer University: Focus on Photography lesson. Today we'll be discussing the iPhone camera, how to get the most out of it, and what other camera apps exist to help you capture the best photos. ...more
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Being More Mindful During Your Social Media Time

Today I wanted to share some of my favorite places to connect online, and how I'm trying to do that in a more mindful way. I enjoy social media, sometimes too much. I spend valuable time on my phone when I could be playing with my kids (not a great example to set), reading a book, writing, or scrapbooking. And then, at the end of the day, I wonder where the time went. Of course, when I really think about it, I know where it went... ...more
VoiceofAndrea Yes! I think its that much harder when you have a blog. Wanting to keep up with ...more

Why #BlackOutDay is More Important Than Ever This May

Since March 2015, the first Friday of the month has been designated as #BlackOutDay on social media. Created on Tumblr by Matthew King-Yarde (Nukirk), Marissa Rei (Marissa) & T’von Greene (T’von), #BlackOutDay is a means for Black people to claim and reclaim images of affirmation....more
ReignOfApril BlogHer Once again, you have put it down. I just sat here and it 2 to wife inc vids ...more

Welcome to BlogHer University: Focus on Photography

May is National Photo Month, so we've decided to host a course on photography for BlogHer University. No matter your skill or camera, you will come away from this month having learned something and having photographed something. Everyone can benefit from a course on photography. ...more

Ask First: How to Respect Your Child's Privacy Online

How am I any different from her friends? I share intimate details of her life, post her humorous comments and photos, both on my blog and on social media. I rationalize (I'm great at rationalization) that with Facebook it is friends and family who know her and enjoy her. Yet I am conflicted. I am beyond careful with what I share about my husband knowing how he feels about social media and the internet. (Hint: he thinks the internet was invented by Satan and Facebook by Satan's minions.) But I'm not as careful when it comes to my kids. ...more
Too true, we think of it as being proud (or frustrated!) but we are showing the world a version ...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
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The Word 'Expert' Doesn't Mean 'I Think I'm Better Than You'

See if you can finish this sentence, filling in the blanks: “My name is ________ and I’m an expert in ________.” ...more
I agree with the point you're making - that we should be happy to own what we're good at, to ...more