BlogHer of the Week: Cry It Out

Ever watch a family shatter? Some families separate in slow-motion, members drifting away in ever-widening circles until one day they wake up and they're on separate moons. Other families rip apart in a single violent motion, spraying gore across three generations. "Shatter" is the word of choice for the blogger who writes Cry It Out: Memoirs of a stay-at-home dad. In A Very Public Experiment: Part 5, Mike Adamick tells the story of how his family shattered: ...more

I just came across this and it made me cry.. The writing is poignant and touches the soul.. ...more

BlogHer of the Week: Attack of the Redneck Mommy

When we reach beyond the expected boundaries of the everyday we expect praise, perhaps even applause. The script in our mind may even play out a John Williams score, foreshadowing the risk or the sacrifice behind our endeavor. One can only guess at the music playing behind Tanis's latest ordeal, one that she took on in a heroic attempt at maintaining--even enlivening--her marriage. Anticipating the return of her husband from an extended business trip, she attempts to make their home a place of comfort and ... adventure. ...more

 sure needed that laugh this morning!

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Taking A Chance for Love!

So you were playing on a social networking site and a guy friend from your home towm Instant messages you. Now he lives in another state far away.  So You decide that since he really doesn't know you all that well and he is far away;  You are going to spill your guts and tell him exactly how you feel about life. You commince to tell him how you lost your job six months ago, that you believe in marriage and how much you are tired of being alone. ...more

Hanna and the Hijab

An Iranian woman called Hanna cried out for freedom this week. According to the NYTimes she posted this on the website of an Iranian opposition candidate:“I AM ALIVE BUT MY SISTER WAS KILLED. SHE WANTED THE WIND TO BLOW INTO HER HAIR, SHE WANTED TO BE FREE; SHE WANTED TO HOLD HER HEAD HIGH UP AND SAY: I AM IRANIAN. MY SISTER DIED BECAUSE THERE IS NO LIFE LEFT; MY SISTER DIED BEASUE THERE IS NO END TO THE TYRANNY.” ...more

BlogHer of the Week: Her Able Hands

What if your biggest stumbling block is...you? Say you have an idea. A crazy, wonderful, huge idea. So you call on your courage, uproot your life, move a thousand or more miles, and arrive on the scene to...wait a little more. Have you failed? Or are you just getting started? ...more

Marmoleum, the Eco-Friendly Flooring: Awarded 3 GREEN PURSES

When it comes to choosing flooring for your home, you might not even know eco-friendly options exist.  But for over 100 years, Forbo has been manufacturing Marmoleum, an  ...more

BlogHer of the Week: Kristy Sammis

You may know Kristy Sammis from She Just Walks Around With It as BlogHer's own former Events Manager. For those of you who only know Kristy as our Events manager, and not as a life blogger, you have been missing out! And we are thrilled to introduce you to her comic stylings via this week's BlogHer of the Week post, Making It Work for Me and My Pelvix. ...more

I'm still trying to figure BlogHer out...there's so much on here!  I'm expecting baby no. 4 ...more

May we all be safe and happy......Yoga will release stress and calm the mind

Life is full of surprises.  It changes all the time.  The fact of the matter is change is good.  Look ahead and you will prevail. ...more

Why a Female Motorcycle Instructor is like a Female Gynecologist

went for my last motorcycle lesson before we take off for Alaska on Sunday at On the Road Again Motorcycle School. This time, thankfully, I had not one but two female instructors! ...more

Good for you about learning ...more

Fairy Tale in a Minute!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaryM_-hEAQ (click link for video) Age Group: 4 - 9 year olds ...more