Archive | August, 2009

Where is the Right Wing’s Christian Forgiveness When it Comes to Ted Kennedy?

August 30, 2009

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Apparently, many on the political right are without sin, because they wasted no time after Senator Ted Kennedy’s death to start casting as many stones as possible. Right wingers so often focus on religion or morals as the basis for …

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PunditMom Photo Saturday

August 29, 2009

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One from the archives!…

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Best of PunditMom — Something They Don’t Want Us to Know

August 28, 2009

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Think you’re getting shut out of prime work assignments because you have to do school pick-up? Have a feeling the “boys” are getting more parenting-credit at the office for going to a soccer game than you are for pediatrician’s appointments?…

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Best of PunditMom — Family-Oriented Non-Profit Groups ask, “Where are our issues online?”

August 27, 2009

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Last year, I was asked to speak to a group of women about blogging. At the time, it was something I hadn’t done much of. Instead of sitting here at my computer doing it, I had to actually put on …

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Best of PunditMom — “Mommy” Bloggers in the Wall Street Journal’s Face

August 26, 2009

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A while back, The Wall Street Journal ran an article about the famed dooce entitled, The Blogger Mom, In Your Face. Sue Shellenbarger, who writes about work and family for the WSJ, wrote: “Mommy blogs in general tend to …

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Best of PunditMom Week — $27 Election Revolution

August 25, 2009

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Sometimes, you’ve just got to step away from the computer.  So for me, that’s what I’m doing this week!  So enjoy some of my past favorites while I go through blogosphere detox! $27. That’s my new mantra. A while back, …

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Mothers of Intention — What is the Future of Journalism?

August 24, 2009

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This week I’m honored to have as my guest Mother of Intention, Gina Chen. Gina has 20 years experience as a print journalist and is starting a Ph.D. program this fall at Syracuse University. She blogged about parenting for two …

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Going off the Grid

August 23, 2009

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Sometimes a girl’s got to do what a girl’s got to do! In the meantime, enjoy some Mothers of Intention and “Best of” PunditMom this week!  …

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PunditMom Photo Saturday

August 22, 2009

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Sure there were lots of celebrity phot opps at Netroots Nation in Pittsburgh, but I sort of liked this view from my hotel room. I’m a little weird like that.…

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Netroots Nation ’09 — Will Race Continue to Trump Gender?

August 21, 2009

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I’m a big believer in girl power, as is my soon-to-be fourth-grader PunditGirl. She’s all about girl solidarity especially when it comes to the boys on the playground.  Come to think of it, so are all her girlfriends.  They all …

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Hitler and Political Speech

August 19, 2009

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Mr. PunditMom and I have been talking recently about the apparent increase by so many on the right who seem to find nothing wrong with comparing Barack Obama to Adolph Hitler.  As someone who lost many family members during the …

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Random Thoughts After Netroots Nation ’09

August 17, 2009

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I always get excited when I attend a conference for the first time, but always forget how tiring and draining big conferences can be.  Not because they’re so much work, but because you’re always “on.”  Saying hi, chatting with people …

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