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

BlogHer Conference in Pictures: 2007

Updated with new photos! We're putting up your 2007 conference photos as fast as we can. Here is what we have so far. ...more

I did not attend in 2007 either. But I had a real excuse. I was on level 3 bed rest by that ...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

Good W/omen making a difference [Vita's Guests] vitalingus - @ 10:32:am

Good W/omen making a difference [Vita's Guests] vitalingus - @ 10:32:am Part 3 interview with LIZA of Culture Kitchen. W/OMEN'S VOICES USING SOCIAL MEDIA AS A TOOL Women networking, consuming and producing in the 21st century... /p> VITA How have things changed for bloggers since the advent of media owned blogging sites? LIZA The game has changed, especially in the last two years.58% of blogs out there may well be w omen's blogs Yet if 90% of the traffic is only going to just 10% of those blogs.. Given that 10% is not only being funded by big ...more

Reminder! BlogHer Holiday Meet-Up Is This Thursday!

I don't mean to put any more pressure on you than you're probably already feeling, but I'm here to remind you that it IS already the second week of December. But hey -- who cares if your shopping isn't done? Or if you still don't know what you're taking to that holiday potluck next Saturday? Or what on earth you're going to do on New Year's? There's still plenty of time for all that. (Ahem.) Whereas there's only THREE MORE DAYS until the BlogHer Meet-Up! Where else will you go this holiday season where you can speak freely about CSS and RSS and ad networks and that time that commenter said that thing, and not have to worry about anyone's eyes glazing over? Come, feel the blog love. ...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

Conference site and registration update: Look for both NEXT week

Hi everyone, I come bearing an update on our new conference web site and imminent conference registration launch. For those of you keeping score, we had originally planned to launch those both today, however, it may have been a little over-optimistic to plan on such a launch on the day after a four-day weekend. ...more

12/13/07 BlogHer's Very Merry Holiday Meetup

It's time to get your festive on! What holiday calendar would be complete without a little BlogHer revelry? Certainly not ours...and we'd love for you to join us! Who: All Bay Area BlogHers When: Thursday, December 13th Time: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Where: Cafe Royale, 800 Post St. @ Leavenworth in San Francisco Our holiday event is a great opportunity for you to meet, mingle & jingle with the ever-growing BlogHer community. Members and non-members are welcome, as are friends, family, and colleagues. The event will take place at Cafe Royale, the cozy cafe in downtown SF where we held last year's meetup. Once again we'll be offering complimentary hors d'oeuvres along with a fine selection of wines, beers, and Soju cocktails (no-host bar). So join the party, and eat, drink, and be merry! *Due to the venue's capacity limits, we do need you to RSVP if you intend to join us. Please RSVP in comments below, or send an email to let us know to expect you! ...more

How about an Atlanta or Nashville meetup?? I'm in Knoxville, TN and willing to drive to either ...more