Archive | April, 2010

WellPoint and Your Ta-tas?

April 29, 2010

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Sadly, I’ve been putting off my annual mammogram while I’m pushing to get the writing done for the Mothers of Intention manuscript.  But that doesn’t mean I haven’t been thinking about it.  It’s been even more on my mind since …

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Talk Amongst Yourselves

April 28, 2010

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It’s down to the wire with the Mothers of Intention manuscript –  = : O — so here are a few things I thought you’d like while I’m burning the midnight oil: In case you missed it, check out the …

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Thanks Amy Poehler, I Feel Smarter Already!

April 26, 2010

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I’ve come to the conclusion that former Saturday Night Live star Amy Poehler is on a stealth mission to use humor to promote girl empowerment. First, she created this cartoon called The Mighty B! Now, she brings us Smart Girls

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Down to the Wire Weekend

April 24, 2010

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Where can you find me this weekend while I’m trying to crank out the last chapter of Mothers of Intention? Check out my weekly column Speaker of the House at The Stir — this week, I wonder how far we’ve …

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One Way Adoption Isn’t Like Having a Biological Child

April 22, 2010

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“This is where I was found.” That’s what PunditGirl told her class when we presented a slide show of photos from our recent trip of a lifetime — one that will result in the first memories our daughter has of

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Wall Street Isn’t Afraid of the SEC

April 20, 2010

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You might say I have a little inside information about the SEC. I spent several years there before I was a “recovering attorney” — first as lawyer in the Enforcement Division who investigated a variety of securities fraud cases and …

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The Media’s Slant on Russian Adoptee Story is Getting on My Last Nerve

April 13, 2010

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Several months ago, I weighed in on another adoption “give back” story, so I’m not going to rehash that all again — you can  read my feelings about that at my post called There Should be No Give Backs in

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I Miss Tina Fey

April 12, 2010

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I’m glad she’s on my side … And Sarah Palin might become President if she was actually Tina Fey … Now how can I persuade Tina Fey to become a full time pundit?…

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WhyMommy’s Virtual Science Fair: China Edition

April 7, 2010

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My friend Susan, better known around these parts of the bloggy-sphere as WhyMommy who writes at Toddler Planet, is one of my heroes because she doesn’t take any crap from cancer.  She’s having surgery today for a recurrence …

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Mothers of Intention: Getting Over My Jet Lag Edition!

April 5, 2010

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Yes, the PunditMom family is back from our amazing tour of China, and I’m trying to decide what I want to share about things other than the tourist stops — our visit to PunditGirl’s orphanage and the events of …

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