Archive | November, 2007

Religion, Philosophy or Security?

November 17, 2007

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I’ve learned from a close friend that it’s apparently right on developmentally for second-graders to raise lots of questions about religion and philosophy, not that a seven-year-old quite thinks of it in those terms. PunditGirl has a lot on …

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Married to the Monster

November 16, 2007

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No, not that monster, though that would have been a good Halloween costume! I’m talking about the political monster. Michelle Pfeiffer found out what it was like being married to the mob, but I don’t envy the …

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Who Is the Desperate One?

November 15, 2007

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I suppose it’s no big surprise that as we count down the days to the Iowa Caucus, all forms of campaigning are heating up — including underhanded suggestions and insinuations. According to The Politico, somebody’s pollster is asking

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Fun Political Facts to Know and Tell!

November 14, 2007

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While I was writing up a little something on one of the Democratic presidential candidates, I also stumbled on his MySpace page! I had forgotten that in this era of online social networking that the White House hopefuls …

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Let’s Be Daring Together!

November 14, 2007

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As you’re waiting for the minutes to pass until tonight’s Project Runway premiere (!), take a few minutes to stop by Motherhood Uncensored’s podcast and hear what Miriam Peskowitz and Andi Buchanan have to say about their new book The

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A New Approach

November 13, 2007

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I don’t talk about it often, but I’ve made no secret that I have a problem with clutter. Apparently the practice of fretting over our clutter is a very American problem. At least that’s what my one Brit friend …

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A Promise to American Women

November 13, 2007

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A couple of months ago, when the DC Metro Moms, Silicon Valley Moms and Chicago Moms got a chance to meet with Elizabeth Edwards, in person and virtually for those of us in different time zones, I got …

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How Are You Going to Vote?

November 12, 2007

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No, I’m not asking WHO you are going to vote for at this point. I’m more interested in HOW you are going to vote. The difference? The pollsters and the media are trying to convince us that we’ve already made …

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I’d Like to Thank The Academy …

November 11, 2007

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You can tell it’s getting to be the season of givingbloggy awards are abounding everywhere! Every now and then one is bestowed upon me, but this month I’ve been blessed with two. First, Michelle at scribbit: Motherhood in

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NO TOYS FOR CHRISTMAS!

November 9, 2007

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I’m really afraid that children all over the country are going to be hearing the Santa at the mall telling them there will be no toys for Christmas. First lead. Then plastic that turns into a date rape drug.…

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Social Justice Isn’t Just for Breakfast Anymore

November 9, 2007

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Since Jen started the Just Post Awards almost a year ago, each month the list of nominees seems to get increasingly longer. Why is that? The answer, for me, is easy — we’re mad as hell and we’re not going …

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The Daring Book for Girls!

November 9, 2007

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I don’t know what I like better — The Daring Book for Girls or the fact that it’s written by two women I greatly admire, Andrea Buchanan and Miriam Peskowitz. Written as a sequel, of sorts, to last year’s The

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