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Mothers of Intention: From Cartoons to Carbon Reduction, by Krystal Ball

February 9, 2011

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I’m pleased to have as today’s Mother of Intention Krystal Ball, who ran for Congress in the First Congressional District in Virginia in 2010.  Unfortunately, Krystal lost her race, but that hasn’t put an end to her political activism.  …

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Mothers of Intention — Aftermath of Tucson Edition

January 12, 2011

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In the days since the massacre in Tucson and attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, many people have been weighing in on the tragedy.  Here are a few thoughtful posts worthy of your time: Ilina from Dirt and Noise …

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Mothers of Intention — Another Change We Need in Health Care is Insurance Coverage for Lymphedema Sleeves

January 5, 2011

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This is cross-posted from Toddler Planet where my amazing friend Susan Niebur, a breast cancer patient herself and a true Mother of Intention, is trying to make it possible for other breast cancer patients to obtain lymphedema sleeves and other …

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Mothers of Intention — Holiday Lame Duck Edition

December 22, 2010

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This time of year, it’s easy to feel like a lame duck.  Congress claims it can’t get anything done because some people are on the way out and others are on the way in.  As evidenced by the doings …

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Mothers of Intention — Uninsured and Pregnant, by Casey of Moosh in Indy

October 14, 2010

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I haven’t had any guest posts written specifically for Mothers of Intention for a while.  But when my friend Casey (you may know her better as Moosh in Indy) told me about her current insurance situation, I asked her …

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Mothers of Intention — Chicago Sit-in for an Elementary School Library

October 11, 2010

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Sometimes it’s easy to forget that I live in a world of relative privilege.  No, I’m not a millionaire or getting ready to jet off to any exotic location for the holidays (though I did see some interesting “wildlife” in …

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Mothers of Intention — Blogalicious Weekend Edition

October 9, 2010

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As I’m managing my nerves while I prepare for my panel at the fabulous Blogalicious conference, I just wanted to make sure you had some good reading material to ponder and discuss: It’s not corn sugar. It’s high fructose

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Mothers of Intention — Labor Day Weekend Edition

September 5, 2010

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Soon it will be back to nose to the grindstone on PunditMom posts, finishing up the Mothers of Intention manuscript (fingers crossed for a January 1 launch date) and panel prep for the Activism + Media + Politics Summit in

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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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Mothers of Intention — I’m on a Plane Again Edition

July 24, 2010

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I’m sure I’ll have a lot to share after returning from the Netroots Nation convention/conference for progressive politicos and bloggers.  But in the meantime, as I’m winging my way from the heat of Las Vegas back to the heat …

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Sarah Palin & the “Mama Grizzlies” Don’t Have a Corner on the Political Motherhood Revolution

July 10, 2010

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For some reason, Sarah Palin and her acolytes, or as she likes to call them, the “mama grizzlies,” want us to believe that politically conservative mothers speak for all mothers and that they have a corner on common sense or …

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Mothers of Intention — It’s Too Hot to Go Outside, So Stay In and Read This Edition!

July 6, 2010

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I hate winter and I love summer.  When PunditGirl asks me if I’d rather be too hot or too cold, the answer for me is always, “Too Hot!” Until this summer.  I don’t know what’s going on with the seasons …

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