Archive | August, 2010

Are You Pregnant? Don’t Hold Your Breath if You’re Applying for a Mortgage

August 30, 2010

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We all know things aren’t going really well for the mortgage industry these days — it’s harder to get mortgages, and people are defaulting on loans they couldn’t afford that they either knowingly entered into or were lured into with

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Mothers of Intention — Summer Camp is Over Edition

August 24, 2010

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We all know this end of summer/back to school time of year is a hectic one.  So while we’re all trying to manage (myself included), here’s some good reading from some of my favorite Mothers of Intention: Aimee Giese aka …

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What’s Worse — When the Media Mock Political Women or Ignore Them?

August 13, 2010

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The media love to mock women in the political world by using sexist terms that demean us and make us out to be something not worthy of serious consideration.   We saw that time and time again during the 2008 presidential …

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Are Obama Family Vacays Any of Our Business?

August 9, 2010

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Michelle and Sasha Obama are taking a beating for their summer vacation trip to Spain.  The media are salivating, constantly dissecting what some call an inappropriate trip that sends a “let them eat cake” message to the American …

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Looking for Me? I’m at BlogHer ’10

August 4, 2010

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I’m getting ready for the annual BlogHer conference, this year in New York City. If you’re attending, I hope you’ll join me for my panel on Saturday morning, Radical Mom Blogging: You’d Be Crazy Not to Take These Women Seriously!

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A Reminder to the White House About Helen Thomas’ Press Room Seat

August 2, 2010

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Two months ago, after Helen Thomas was unceremoniously kicked out of the White House press corps for her off-the-job statements about Palestine, the talk started about who was going to get her front row real estate for the daily press …

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If You Can’t Trust Andy Griffith on Health Care, Who Can You Trust?

August 1, 2010

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Come on — you know you trust Sheriff Andy! If Aunt Bea was still around, I think she’d like it how things are working out with Medicare better than they did with that medicine man!…

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