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

Resolutions for riding out a raging recession

Lynn Ingrid Nelson If Women Ran the World ... iwrtw.blogspot.com ...more

Ding,Ding Debit? Changes at the Salvation Army Include iPhone apps, Online Donations and Facebook Widgets

A debit card machine at a Salvation Army bell station? No, you haven’t hit the eggnog too early. It’s part of a growing number of changes at the organization including an iPhone app that allows users to choose bell tones. ...more

Putting the Thanks Back Into Thanksgiving

Last year, Sandy from the food blog "Eat Real" noticed that November was the invisible month tucked between October's Halloween and December's Christmas. She resolved to change that. ...more

We're blessed to have been able to move back to the Mile High state. Not only is it gorgeous ...more

Down Syndrome - A Condition, Not A Definition

Last month was a month devoted to promoting awareness about what Down Syndrome REALLY is. About how amazing people with that little extra chromosome are. About how we’ve spent centuries treating them as if they can’t do anything simply because they do it more slowly & deliberately. Because they look different than neurotypical people. But they’re showing us “normal” people every day that they can do far, far more than we know....more

We have six kids. Nothing surprises us.

~Denise BlogHer Community Manager
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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

Eggs are wonderful

Eggs   Every had fried egg on hamburger  ? read about it as custom in japan, well , it is terrific ...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

VEGAS, BABY? Where should BlogHer '08 be and more: Take the BlogHer '07 survey

It's here in all the excruciating (but mostly optional) detail you could ever want: The BlogHer '07 Post-Conference Survey. Can you skate by giving us your high level opinions on most aspects of the conference? Yes. Can you give your granular ratings and opinions on every single speaker and session you saw, on sponsors, on hotels? Yes. Can you take this survey even if you weren't there, because you'd like to give your feedback on what you hope we'll do in the future? Yes. ...more

Somewhere cool in the summer... Seattle, San Diego, Portland, Lake Tahoe, etc...

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p.s. ...more