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Procrastination: The Art of Getting Things Done

Procrastination has turned out to be one of my greatest gifts. You would not believe how much amazing stuff I get done because I — for some reason — do. not. want. to. finish. my. book. Why? I can't even answer this question. Honestly,…
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Law of Attraction & Relationships: Co-Parent & Wasband

I call my ex-husband my co-parent and my wasband. Co-parent is the term I prefer over single mom or baby daddy. I'm a co-parent. He is my co-parent. I don't like ex-husband. It has a negative connotation to it. It implies that we are in conflict…
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Change My Life: Calling Me a Single Mom is Unfair to Single Moms

Now that I'm divorced I suppose I could be called a "single mom." While I am single and I am a mom, I don't really enjoy the title "single mom." Mainly because it's not fair to real single moms. By which I mean the women out there who have…
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Your Mama! @momsrising #mothersday

A: My mom is so nice that the Purple People Eaters won't even eat her. A: My mom is so smart that she can even get three articles done in one day! Z: My mom is so nice that she won't even be mean to my dog when I'm at school. Z: Mom, can you…

Thumbtack

Check out my listing on Thumbtack to hire me as a freelance writer. Thanks much. Oh and this one too.
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Change My Life: Vigilante Justice

Right after college I sold everything I owned to buy a plane ticket to Lithuania to teach English at a teacher's college. I met a bunch of other 20-somethings who were there doing similar things - English Club. At a Halloween party, this…
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Nice Girls Don't Talk About Money

To put my money where my mouth is, I've drafted a document that sits on my desktop titled, "TGR Income Statement." When any corporation contacts me for product reviews, product giveaways, advertising or publicity exposure I simply copy and…

Fan The Girl Revolution For a Chance To Win The Motherhood Manefesto

I will give away two copies of The Motherhood Manifesto. Its a totally awesome book discussing the mission of Momsrising.org, a non-profit organization which aims to help families with increased political participation of mothers. You'll like…
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Fake Nails

Santa put fake press-on nails in Ainsley's stocking and I thought my husband was being silly for being concerned. Everyone knows the stupid things won't stay on for 6 hours and besides, it might be an effective means to get her to stop biting…

Atlanta or Bust 2010

My husband is being transferred to Atlanta, Georgia and its time to sell our house. The house I LOVE. The house that makes me feel abundant in all the right ways and none of the wrong ways. The house I attracted with all my heart and Law of…

Eye Contact

In The Way of Boys: Raising Healthy Boys in a Challenging and Complex World, Anthony Rao, Ph.D. cautions parents and educators to stop treating young boyhood as an illness. One of the interesting things Rao says is that young boys do not…

Logan Levkoff on Rachel Ray

I'm a fan of Logan Levkoff, author of  Third Base Ain't What It Used to Be: What Your Kids Are Learning About Sex Today- and How to Teach Them toBecome Sexually Healthy Adults which I reviewed here. Last week she wrote a story for The Huffington…