Pennies for Papa

Be Part of Something Purposeful and Rewarding! Akha Hill Tribe Village or Chiang Mai We are a Non Profit Education Foundation offering a 120hr TESOL with 30 hours of real class room experience. No teaching experience required -but certainly welcome. Your Internship will be focused on Helping Children Learn Basic English Skills in our Free Community Classrooms. Real Experience and 120hr TESOL Accreditation will give you an advantage for the very best employment opportunities -paving the way for a Great life in Thailand....more

Love, Hate and the Velveteen Rabbit: Mia's Inspirational Quotes

 Love, Hate and the Velveteen RabbitIn the tiny village in Mexico where I live, violence recently threw a horrifying shadow over our community. The details aren't important, there's nothing that can be done to undo damage to the families who lost their loved ones.In addition to the sadness I feel for my neighbors, I'm left to evaluate and re-frame my beliefs about what it means to live here and how it feels to be faced with the ugly face of hate....more

Keep the Faith

If you were given a list of available children to adopt, which one would you pick? Would you look for the cutest, youngest, happiest little boy or girl? Or would you choose an older child... say around 15 or 16 years old?   My husband and I are currently going through this right now. Last year, we were chosen...yes, I said chosen... to adopt a child (or children). We have a natural son already but realized that adopting a child would make the most sense for us.   For anyone wondering, because I get asked this question a lot... Yes....more

For Every New Facebook Fan of Big Heart Baby Clothing Co, 6 cents is donated to children’s charities.

Starting Today, October 24th, 2010 Big Heart Baby Clothing Co. will Donate 6 cents to children’s charities for every new person to “Like” Big Heart Baby on Facebook.Go to the Big Heart Baby Facebook Page, "Like" and suggest it to friends....more

Mommy Guilt (aka Baby Withdrawal)

A friend of mine, who does not have children, asked me to explain “mommy guilt”. I have to admit this is a difficult subject to discuss without a common frame of reference. But, on behalf of all the CareerMamas out there and for the benefit of those who do not have children, soon-to-be mothers, and men, I will give it my best shot. ...more

Summer Vacation: Packing Your Bags (And Baggies)

If you travel by air, then you probably know what it's like to have the neatly organized contents of your checked bags or even your carry-on bags disorganized during security checks. ...more

Element Eatry in Antioch, Illinois

I guess Oprah likes the Element Eatry in Antioch, Illinois since they are using her nam in News-Sun Newspaper today! Would have called Oprah on this issue to report but could not find a phone number to call! ...more

Advertising Slogans Gone Wild: Scotland,Virginia and DHL

Advertising slogans are supposed to state the main benefits of the brand. Good slogans, make that great slogans, have a distinct personality of their own and are  hard to forget. Scotland used to have such a slogan. It was,"Scotland, the Best Small Country in the World." ...more

Just proves that advertisers can make anything sound like sex.
I entered "Web Teacher" and the ...more

This year's back-saving measure: Digital Storage Lockers

Don't get me wrong: We love schwag! But with roughly 20 items going into this year's conference tote bag, being an attendee this year could be a mighty heavy proposition. ...more

Email to come. Sorry; couldn't visualize how it would end up (was picturing some on-site file ...more

A few words from our Sponsors: BlogHer's Sponsor Presentation Theater

For those of you who are like me and like to plot their schedules at conferences (do you color code too?), you should know about BlogHer's Presentation Theater. ...more