4 Great Parenting Tips from Rosie Pope

My co-blogger and I (over at Mommy Business) had the opportunity to FaceTime with ROSIE POPE last week and she is all kinds of awesome. Like, I want to have her over for tea and let our kids make messy artwork once a week awesome. She is sweet and genuine and really REAL about being a mom and an entrepreneur. If you don’t know who Rosie is, check her out here....more

Getting Down to Business with Rosie Pope for National Poison Prevention Week

In honor of National Poison Prevention week, Tide and Gain asked Rosie Pope to chat with fantastically cool mom bloggers like Jenn and me! (I’m sure it had a little something to do with this.) To be clear- we did not receive any compensation, but we did get the opportunity to FaceTime with ROSIE POPE and she is all kinds of awesome. Like, I want to have her over for tea and let our kids make messy artwork once a week awesome. She is sweet and genuine and really REAL about being a mom and an entrepreneur....more

Cereal Eclipse: London, 08.31 GMT

London's cloud cover meant this was the only eclipse I saw today....more

I Miss E. Lynn Harris

20 Years Later: This summer Harlem's famed Apollo Theatre will present the musical adaptation of E. Lynn Harris's debut novel, Invisible Life....more

Things That Made Me Go "Hmm..." - Week 19

(Insert hilarious, insightful and pithy introduction here.)...more

Spring is Here, Finally! * Sun Into Aries

Spring (Vernal Equinox) graces us on Friday March 20, 2015. It coincides with the move of the Sun into active, aggressive, adventurous Aries. In the past 12 months, the Sun has transited all 12 Zodiac signs and at 1 degree of Aries, the cycle starts anew and so can we. This is a great time for beginnings, start ups, deciding when/what to plant, etc. We should keep our eyes open for opportunities on the horizon....more
Go Girl !!more

The 'Fake Nerd Girl Concept': Just Stop Already

I understand that there are certain times when it is best to just ignore jerks with asinine arguments. I know it is best to just stop drawing attention to them, and to just let it go. However, such accusations have a strong impact on me, and other female nerds in the fandom community. I have been called some pretty awful things in the past, but the terms associated with “Fake Nerd Girl” just really make me ache to my very core....more

5 Life Lessons I Learned From Fandom

Being the child of two nerds gave me a major advantage in life, as I have learned and experienced things others did not get to. I have been attending cons since I was about five years old, which meant “summer vacation” was synonymous with “San Diego Comic-Con.” I received my first computer (built by my father) when I was one. The first game I ever played was “The Bear Game,”which was number 1 on my old DOS. I still remember that gray-on-black text with fond memories. My life lessons started there, and only increased as I got older. ...more
natalied6579 Hahaha! You most certainly are not.more

Capricorn Moon – Wild Ambition!

Perhaps not "wild" - but it could be really intense. The Capricorn Moon this weekend, March 14 and 15, 2015 can mean it’s time to be in charge, time to get things accomplished, time to work hard – all with the deliberate and dutiful movement of this Earth sign. Its serious, focused energy pushes us to step to the front, assign tasks, give directions, be The BOSS!...more