Tomorrow’s the big day. I’m heading to New York City to attend the biggest women’s blogging conference in the world: BlogHer ’12! After all the planning, waiting, obsessing, preparing, and shopping, it’s finally time to go. My bag is packed with shoes, cute outfits, and lots of empty space for the inevitable swag I’ll be [...]
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It’s a new year. I don’t know about you, but the start of the school year seems much more of a time for fresh starts than January, in the dead of winter. I love making new school-year goals. This time of year, though, my enthusiasm just isn’t there. But I’m married to someone who LOVES [...]
Continue reading Is it too late for a resolutions post?
I finally took the plunge and switched over to WordPress. There is definitely a learning curve, but I can see the awesome potential of this new platform. One of many scary parts is potentially losing some of my subscribers during the transition. Please leave me a comment to let me know you’re still here!
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Who has finished Christmas shopping yet? Yeah, not me. I haven’t really even started, although I do have some ideas. This Saturday would be a great time to get a head start on those present stashes because it is Neighborhood Toy Store Day, sponsored by ASTRA (American Specialty Toy Retailing Association). Toy stores all over [...]
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Hey, would any of you be interested in doing a guest post here at Occupation: Mommy? Due to some of today’s events (unrelated to baby Joel) it will be hard for me to post a lot in the next couple of weeks. A post is going up soon on Philly Moms Blog to explain, but [...]
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You may think that I was the only one who had fun this weekend while I was at BlogHer. But Daddy took pictures of the other side. Audrey finished up her week at Camp Invention and demonstrated her invention, “The Whisperer.” Sydney spent some quality time lounging in the baby pool. Georgia took advantage of [...]
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After all the hype, the build-up, the anticipation, and the angst, BlogHer 09 is officially over. It was an absolute whirlwind of a learning weekend, and the drama continues around the blogosphere. People are upset about moms who weren’t allowed to bring babies places, about moms who did bring babies places, about companies providing too [...]
Continue reading 10 Lessons I Learned at BlogHer
I will write a fuller BlogHer ’09 recap tomorrow, but for tonight I will leave you with this lovely view of all my swag: I did manage to fit it all in the extra suitcase I brought, but it was Tiiiiiiiiiiight. So who is joining me next year at BlogHer ’10 in New York City?
Continue reading The final BlogHer haul
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