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Law of Attraction & Money: Mom-Centric Micro-Economy

Woe is me! What's a mother to do in this world? With all of the economic disparity and the craptastic economy and the completely un-mom-friendly corporate culture that keeps us from our littles? Whether single or married, mothers are discriminated…

Don't Wanna Brag, Or Jinx Myself

I don't want to brag. Or jinx myself. But, I think maybe I've got this Summer WAHM thing worked out. I've been doing it for seven years, this whole working from home bit. And summers have always sort of knocked me for a loop. The distractions…
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Change My Life: The "Mistake" of Motherhood

The Feminine Mistake Several years ago my Between the Covers Book Club read The Feminine Mistake, by Leslie Bennetts. This was an intense discussion between women who had made a variety of choices for a variety of reasons, who were…
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Congratulations Mama! Baby is 5!

My youngest child turned five yesterday! Five! 5! FIVE! What a milestone for this Mama! (For him too, but come on! This is huge for ME!) Child development books say that a person is who they are by the time they are five. They have…
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Hormonal Attachment & Work

Yesterday I read my horoscope for 2011 and it said, among other wonderful and exciting things, that I would make a serious change in my working environment on Jan 4. Sure enough, I woke up this morning and decided that I was done working…
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Money and the Law of Attraction: PR Sarah v. Mommy Blogger

The "blogger's should get paid" debate rages on with PR Sarah's anonymous column From PR with Love featured on Mom Blog Magazine. In her post, Why PR People Get Paid and You Don't , many bloggers reacted to her column with comments that were…
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Screw Equal Pay - Sheconomy Baby!

So, the Paycheck Fairness Act , which "addresses pay disparities between men and women. The bill limits the defense that employers can use to respond to charges of wage discrimination based on sex, among other actions," (HR.BLR.com) failed…
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Dear Divine Cockeyed Genius

To my particular divine cockeyed genius, I would please like the record to reflect that I showed up for my part of the job.
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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…
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10 Reasons Mommy Bloggers Deserve Condescension From The New York Times

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10 Reasons Mommy Bloggers Are Broke

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The Work/Mothering Cohesiveness of Sarah Palin

I just finished Going Rogue: An American Life by Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican Vice Presidential candidate. I'm going out on a limb and asking readers to put aside their political venom to discuss the merging…