Archive | February, 2010

Three Weeks Until the Journey of a Lifetime

February 26, 2010

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In three weeks, my family and I will be on a big ol’ jet airliner heading for China.  You may be thinking, “Oh, man! She’s so lucky to be going on a fabulous, exotic vacation like that!”  And I am …

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If On-Air Posturing Gets Us a Step Closer to Health Care Reform, I’ll Take It

February 25, 2010

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I could sit here and write a long post about all the reasons we need real reform (I’m starting to hate that word, but I don’t have a better one) — but our individual stories are the things that may …

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Now That’s What I Call Political Humor Out on a Ledge

February 24, 2010

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As I hit crunch time with working on the Mothers of Intention book, I hope you’ll forgive me for some “quick” posts! I was looking for a little political humor today and came across this snippet from Ricky Gervais …

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Mom 2.0 Summit and the Art of Political Motherhood

February 22, 2010

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There are many reasons I was looking forward to the Mom 2.0 Summit in Houston.  Lots of fabulous women.  Excellent panels.  Getting to speak on a panel. A meeting with my book publisher.  Cheeseburgers. But those sly Kirtsy ladies Laurie …

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Mothers of Intention — While I’m at Mom 2.0 Summit

February 19, 2010

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As I’m getting getting ready for my Mom 2.0 panel today, I wanted to leave you with some good reading for the weekend.  What better way than to recommend a few Mothers of Intention?! One of my favorite economy …

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“There’s an Act for That”

February 18, 2010

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As a blogger who happens to be a mother, I get a LOT of E-mails from people trying to promote one product or another.  As a blogger who focuses on politics and current events, and their impact on women, I …

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Wasn’t the SEC Supposed to be the “Investor’s Advocate?”

February 17, 2010

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Please accept my apologies for the rhetorical question. As someone who worked at the Securities and Exchange Commission for several years, I already know the answer to that question is, “yes.”  Unfortunately, that mission has gone missing and seems to …

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How Have You Changed Your World With Social Media?

February 16, 2010

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I would be excited for the Mom 2.0 Summit under any circumstances, but in light of having survived three blizzards this winter already, I am more than ready to jump on that plane for Houston later this week for that …

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PunditMom & MojoMom Collaborate!

February 15, 2010

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A few months back, Amy Tiemann — you might know her better as MojoMom — asked me to participate in a book project on becoming more confident in how we parent our children.  Now, I’m no parenting expert, but she …

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What The Women Said

February 12, 2010

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First there was this … But then she summed it up this way … Sorry you guys have it so hard. …

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Sufferin’ Till Suffrage

February 11, 2010

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While doing some research for the Mothers of Intention book, I came across the Schoolhouse Rock videos on government and our political system.  I thought at least for my friends who are still snowbound on the East Coast, this could …

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Snowpocalypse Part Trois — It’s Not Funny Anymore

February 10, 2010

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While we’re digging out and and praying the power stays on, feel free to check out the PunditMom Fan Page at Facebook, as well as my new business venture, WomenOnline!…

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