Tag Archive | "moms and politics"

Michelle Obama Tells Her Girls to “Get Tough.” Should We Tell Our Kids the Same?

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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Tweens are steeped in the world of slights and hurt feelings. Wear the wrong head band to school, and your day could be ruined by one small comment. Someone says they hate you, but the next day they’re all …

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Apparently I’m a Socialist: More on Ann Romney & Mommy Wars 2012

Friday, April 13, 2012

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Image via Wikimedia Commons Well, I knew this whole Ann Romney “never worked a day in her life” showdown with Democratic consultant Hilary Rosen would re-ignite the ever-percolating “mommy wars” (Devra, make it stop), but it’s taken on …

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More Political Mommy Wars? Here We Go Again!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

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Image via Wikimedia Commons Ann Romney has never worked a day in her life. Ouch. I’m counting the seconds until CNN commentator Hilary Rosen, who also is a DNC adviser, gets the boot from DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Not …

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Ann Romney as GOP’s Secret Weapon: Should She be the Republican Candidate?

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

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With Rick Santorum out of the presidential race, Mitt Romney can unofficially turn his attention to campaigning against President Barack Obama. But he’s been having problems connecting with voters, especially women. Can Mitt turn that around? And if so, how? …

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Michelle Obama: Middle Class Secret Weapon for 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012

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Vice President Joe Biden is being touted as the Obama re-election campaign’s secret weapon to connect with the all-important middle class vote.  But the VP isn’t the only one with working class roots on the Obama team — what about …

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Democrats to Court Suburban Moms. Will the GOP Come Calling, Too?

Thursday, March 1, 2012

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Image via iStockPhoto/Steve Debenport Women decide elections. That’s a fact that’s been proven by a variety of studies.  Yet, political parties and candidates often don’t want to engage with women in any meaningful way.  And when it comes to women …

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Michele Bachmann is Out. Or Is She?

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

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Image via Wikimedia Commons/(CC) Gage Skidmore It was really just a matter of time until Michele Bachmann’s presidential race was over.  I had a sense that things were close when her children showed up with her on interviews right before …

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Mothers of Intention — Ilina from Dirt and Noise: Involving Your Children in Your Political Passions

Monday, December 26, 2011

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Welcome to the latest installment of BlogHer’s series Why I’m Political. I know lots of people steer clear of the world of politics or anything that makes you think about one more televised candidate debate! But the political means …

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Mothers of Intention “Why I’m Political” Series — Jaelithe Judy

Thursday, November 24, 2011

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Welcome to this month’s edition of the Why I’m Political series. Don’t run off! I know the word “politics” can be scary and conjure up images of never-ending presidential debates. But that’s not what this is about. It’s about thoughtful …

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New Study Calls “Mom Bloggers” Politically Influential. Isn’t That What I Said?

Thursday, November 3, 2011

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Netroots Nation panel 2009 A recent study entitled, “Mom Bloggers Voices and Votes Influence State of Union” comes to the conclusion that women online have a huge impact on politics and social issues.   The graphics proclaim “Mom bloggers …

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Mothers of Intention: Moms are the New Activists!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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Yup, that's me there with Nancy Pelosi!   If someone asked you to take a day out of your life to help mothers and children who are the poorest of the poor, who need the things we take for granted …

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Political Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

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Things a pundit can be thankful for this holiday season: 1. Sarah Palin. She’s the politico’s gift that keeps on giving. 2. The fact that women rule the blogosphere and the online world of social media.  This is going …

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