Archive | April, 2007

I’m a Crazy Hip Mama!

April 30, 2007

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I am very honored that my fellow members over at Crazy Hip Blog Mamas have bestowed on me the MOTW (Mom or Member of the Week) honors! Exclusive interview on their site coming soon! Thanks so much, ladies! I’m honored!…

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There IS No War!

April 30, 2007

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Apparently, there was never any need to have this war. It’s one that’s been created by those in power, for their own interests and we can start de-escalating right now! No, I’m not talking about that war. I’m talking …

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MotherTalk — Fearless Friday

April 27, 2007

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I know it’s late in the day, but I didn’t want to miss this opportunity to talk about fearlessness, in connection with the MotherTalk Book Tour for the paperback release of Arianna Huffington’s On Becoming Fearless. There are …

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What Would Elizabeth Do?

April 26, 2007

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(Cross-posted from The Soccer Mom Vote)*******************************************************************************Elizabeth Edwards and the return of her breast cancer have gotten more than their fair share of media coverage. But the piece that really struck me was the interview of Edwards conducted

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MotherTalk Book Tour — Let’s Get Fearless!

April 25, 2007

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There are are a few things I’ve done in my life that others have thought were brave — going to college without a financial safety net and believing that somehow I would find the money, moving at the drop of …

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Yes, I’m Over 40 …

April 24, 2007

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Even though I try my best to keep my advancing age a well-guarded secret, especially on this blog, it’s no secret that I am “over 40.” I’ve got no problem with that. I became a mother after 40. I …

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Are You "Brazen" Enough?

April 22, 2007

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I’ve learned from a variety of personal experiences that when it comes to careers and jobs, the times they are a’ changin’.There’s one person I know (I haven’t met her in person yet, but I hope to soon!) who …

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Good-bye, Grammy

April 19, 2007

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My maternal grandmother, who I called Grammy, died last night. She was 88. I’m a lucky woman that I made it into my 40′s and still had living grandparents (my grandfather passed away a few years ago at the same …

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Oh, I’m Sorry — It’s Apparently My Fault

April 18, 2007

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I’ve hesitated to weigh in on the debate about The Feminine Mistake, the latest “mommy guilt” book, but I can hold my tongue no longer. Even though I haven’t read it myself (yet), I have read several thorough reviews

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Can it Make Sense to a First-Grader?

April 17, 2007

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Is there such a thing as too much precaution? Yesterday’s shootings at Virginia Tech have me wondering how much is enough, as well as how we can keep needed precautions from scaring our young children. The school PunditGirl now attends …

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What do you think ….?

April 16, 2007

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….. is it me? (Didn’t my niece & IzzyMom do a nice job on the drawing? Now I just have to figure out this web-site stuff!!)…

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The Silver Lining

April 13, 2007

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Thirty years ago, I landed my first job. I was still in high school, but as far as I was concerned, it was the glamour job of the century — I became a part-time reporter for the local radio station …

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