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2014 Blog Review and 2015 Goals – Looking Back, Looking Forward

Blogging By December 29, 2014 Tags: , , , , 13 Comments

Raise your hand if you’re stunned that it’s New Years Eve. Sweet baby Jeebus where did this year go?! As I did last year and the year before, I like to end the year by looking back at the goal-setting post from the year before, see how I did and then tell you what my goals are for the upcoming…

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Triad Love: Dashing Through Winston-Salem

Around the Triad, Blogging By July 7, 2014 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

It’s not just parenting that takes a village, so does blogging. Anyone of us who’s been blogging for any length of time knows that you have to have a strong community if you’re going to last and succeed – no matter what your definition of success is.   We’ve developed a pretty great group of bloggers here in the Triad…

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Five Things You Need to Stop Doing on Twitter. Now.

Social Media and Technology By June 23, 2014 Tags: , , , 10 Comments

I love Twitter. I have met some of the greatest people I know thru Twitter and have even managed to meet quite a few in real life. In addition to professional connections, I have made many personal connections as well. I formed an “in real life” group called the BWTs (Broads Who Tweet) so that the online group of tech…

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No Mom is Perfect: Ladies Only Blog Share #LOBS

Blogging By April 10, 2014 Tags: , , , , 3 Comments

The Mother of All Giveaways! Okay.. I’m sorry but I’m just going to cut to the chase here and tell you about the Mother of all Giveaways from the Mother of All Meltdowns. We moms deserve a lot. We contort our bodies to produce humans. We push said humans out of a hole the size of a quarter. We suffer…

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The Shorty Awards – Is the Third Time the Charm?

Blogging By January 23, 2014 Tags: , , , , 7 Comments

Keep Good Going Nomination In 2012, I was a top 5 finalist in the Shorty Awards for Mom in Social Media. (I even beat out Britney Spears to get there!! ) Last year, I was #8 in the category of Keep Good Going (parenting and social media) but still proud of where I landed (and I beat the Biebs mom..)…

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Teaching Kids About Race Using Eggs

Parenting By January 20, 2014 Tags: , , , , 10 Comments

Explaining Race to Kids In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday, I thought today was a fitting day to tell the story about one of my favorite elementary school experiences. When Mackenzie was in the 2nd grade, her school held an event to celebrate Dr. King’s birthday. They used this event to show the kids that no matter…

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The Best Posts of 2013 – Ladies Only Blog Share

Blogging By January 2, 2014 Tags: , , , 17 Comments

What were your best posts of 2013? And just like that, it’s a whole new year. A chance for a fresh start, new resolve and optimism is all around. I don’t care if the feeling only lasts a few days or a few weeks, it’s a great feeling while it does last! The time between Christmas and New Year’s is…

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It’s Christmas: Pass the Eggnog – Ladies Only Blog Share

Blogging By December 19, 2013 Tags: , , , 5 Comments

Stressed over the fact that Christmas is less than a week away? Then let me offer you a blissful thought.. this time in one week, it will be O-V-E-R. Your living room will look like Geoffery the Giraffe threw up in it and you won’t have showered in two days, but you’re good to go for at least another 10…

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