Archive | November, 2009

Disney Princesses Going Viral!

November 30, 2009

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I noticed over the weekend that all of a sudden I was getting quite a few new comments on a post I wrote back in the early summer, called If Only the New Disney Princess Could be More Like Mulan

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Thankful

November 26, 2009

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Five Reasons Martha Stewart Can Take on Sarah Palin

November 24, 2009

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My favorite recovering felon, Martha Stewart, was asked her thoughts on our most recent political pin-up girl, Sarah Palin.  I wasn’t surprised that Martha didn’t pull any punches: Dangerous, confused and boring!  In Sarah Palin’s world, them’s fightin’ words!  After …

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Mothers of Intention — One Small Thing. One Small Purse, by Mocha Momma

November 22, 2009

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Mothers of Intention are “political” in a lot of ways, many of which don’t even involve what we normally think of as politics.  I was blown away when I read this post by Kelly of Mocha Momma fame (she’s a …

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Is Sarah Palin Creating Her Own Sexism?

November 20, 2009

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My gut reaction when I saw the cover of Newsweek with Sarah Palin in her tight runner’s shorts, coyly posed in that former beauty queen stance, I was ready to throw something heavy at editor-in-chief Jon Meachem. Looking at the …

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Three Reasons I Think My Head Will Explode

November 19, 2009

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I usually do a good job of sticking to one topic in any given post.  But there is so much going on at the moment, I feel like my head will explode: 1. My very new friend Anissa, whom …

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The New Kirtsy Book’s Here! The New Kirtsy Book’s Here!

November 18, 2009

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Today, I feel like Steve Martin in the movie, The Jerk. No, I’m not feeling like a jerk. Remember the scene when the new phone book arrives? The mere fact of seeing his name in print brings out a joyous …

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Sarah Palin: Going Rogue All the Way to the White House?

November 17, 2009

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Sarah Palin in 2012?  Some are chuckling, but they might want to rethink their take on the first woman on a GOP presidential ticket. Conservative pundit David Brooks laughed out loud at the suggestion, calling her a “joke”.  Others …

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I Want to Host the Hillary/Sarah Coffee Klatsch

November 16, 2009

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As she’s hawking her forthcoming book, Going Rogue, Sarah Palin says she ‘s open to a sit down with Hillary Clinton! You say that’ll never happen?  They’re too far apart on the issues?  I don’t know — they both …

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November is Adoption Awareness Month — There Should be No ‘Give Backs’ in Adoption

November 12, 2009

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“Give backs” are for bad holiday gifts, not for children. There are few things that truly make me lose it, but sensational media coverage of adoption is one of those things.  So bear with me as I explain my visceral …

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Am I Angrier at Bart Stupak or Barack Obama?

November 10, 2009

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For years, we’ve had our eye on the Supreme Court, wondering with each new judicial appointment how that person would add to the mix on the longevity of reproductive rights, including the right to an abortion.  Who knew that some …

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Mothers of Intention — I’m Just Not That Into Politics, by No Time for Flashcards

November 9, 2009

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I met some fabulous women at the Type-A Mom conference in September.  Some were women I had admired in the blogosphere and met for the first time in real life, and others had blogs I hadn’t yet discovered, but am …

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