Archive | August, 2007

Homemakers But Not Opinion Makers?

August 30, 2007

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Mothers, however we define ourselves in terms of our employment, are not viewed by the world at large as opinion makers. I had this sad revelation while the PunditMom family was away on vacation and I continued to stew about …

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Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em

August 29, 2007

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I guess when it comes to political candidates, there’s not much middle of the road. At least that’s how it feels today when it comes to the John Edwards campaign.Today, I received an E-mail (you know, those wonderful, “personal,” …

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I’m a D.C. Metro Mom!

August 27, 2007

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If you put the words “mom” and “politics” in the name of a blog, it’s easy to sign me up! So when I heard that the women of Silicon Valley Moms Blog were starting a Washington, D.C. venture, I jumped …

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Never the Twain Shall Meet?

August 26, 2007

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As I’ve been mulling over my thoughts on the field of Democratic presidential candidates, I’ve been wondering what those who usually vote Republican really think of their field of 2008 contenders. I certainly have my opinions, which should be

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A Journey of a Thousand Miles

August 21, 2007

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Well, maybe a thousand miles is a bit of an exaggeration, but today, I’m taking the first step on a journey I’ve been wanting to make for some time — the path to piece together, as much as possible, the …

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$27 = Political Influence

August 20, 2007

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Would you be willing to give up your Decaf LowFat Caramel Macchiato with Extra Foam for a week? Many of us have so few personal indulgences, the thought of going caffeine-free for a week could be tough, especially for those …

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Does PunditMom Look Good in Red?

August 17, 2007

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Isn’t IzzyMom a-MAZ-ing? Here I am with the equally amazing Her Bad Mother and IzzyMom at BlogHer. (No, this is NOT a BlogHer rant!) But I am calling Izzy amazing today because just look at this shiny new …

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Dog Days

August 16, 2007

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NOW I remember why I don’t homeschool! For those of you who got a chuckle out of my summertime plans for PunditGirl and me, you can start laughing even more now. Camp is done. Vacation is over. And school doesn’t …

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Why?

August 15, 2007

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It’s a pretty simple question, really. That’s what I want each candidate running for President to answer. Really answer. Not the canned soundbites they all could recite in their sleep by rote (and probably do). What we need is a …

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Aloha, Turdblossom?

August 14, 2007

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As our evil villain rides slowly off into the sunset, the townspeople breathe a collective sigh of relief. “Our town will be safe now that he’s gone,” announces the sheriff, as the setting sun glints off his lawman’s badge. Everyone …

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Pamplemousse!

August 13, 2007

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Even though it took us almost two hours to get through customs last night (yeah, I’m SOOO glad they’re spending our tax dollars building that fence along the Mexican border and skimping on customs agents at busy major airport), we …

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Respect for the Mom-blogosphere

August 10, 2007

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Hi everyone, Mojo Mom here. I am honored to be sitting at PunditMom’s virtual keyboard today. The friendship that she and I have developed is one great example of a connection that was enabled by the blogosphere. As I recently …

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