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Portrait of a Mother

She answered the door wearing neither makeup nor shoes. She wore a t-shirt and cut off denim shorts and a closely cropped haircut that was devoid of any styling product.  She smiled as she opened her home to me and … Continue reading

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Closing Time

Today is the last day of school for the kids before their Christmas break, that glorious in limbo time when reality seems to stop for a weeks.  No alarm clocks. No homework. No scheduled lunches and tests. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Too Much Penis At Mom Blog Conferences?

I remember the first time someone suggested to me that BlogHer was sexist.  It was, of course, a man who could not possibly fathom why women would need to band together to carve out a space for themselves among bloggers. … Continue reading

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How in the hell did I get here?

I’m trying to figure out how to explain to you where I am and how I got here. Geographically, I am in Navarre Beach, Florida, a tiny beach town along the Gulf Coast in Santa Rosa County.  At this exact … Continue reading

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Why I’m Going To BlogWorld Even Though I’m Scared Shitless #BWE10

I plunked down a good chunk of cash yesterday for a plane ticket to Las Vegas and a weekend conference pass to BlogWorld 2010, a ginormous blogging conference attended by about 4,000 people who take this whole Internet thing very … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not Starting A Travel Blog

I am, officially, a professional travel blogger. I know this because of the check that comes every month from UpTake.com, a travel website that gets millions of visitors each and every month.  I know this because of the posts I’ve … Continue reading

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What To Expect At #BlogHer, Robin

I’ve never been one to recommend parenting books to pregnant friends or other mothers.  I mean, I don’t know what the hell kind of mother they want to be, so who am I to say “this, here, this is the … Continue reading

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Remember those shoes you didn’t buy that now match everything you own? It’s like that.

I still remember them. They were the perfect shade of gray, exactly what I’d been dreaming about for months.  The slouch at the ankle was perfect; the heel height was sexy but comfortable.  I started at them through the window … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Pictures And Why Mommy Blogging Is Easy.

Do you know why there are so many mommy blogs? Because it’s easy. If you have kids, you can throw up pictures from pretty much any day of your life and be like “LOOK!  I POSTED!  SPECIAL MOMENTS WITH MY … Continue reading

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Truth In Blogging: Some People Are Bitches

I’m not perfect. None of you are surprised to hear that, I know.  But my point is that not only am I not perfect, but I have no desire to appear perfect.  Not to you or anyone. There’s too much … Continue reading

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