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April Fool's Day Not So Funny


April Fool's DaySo each year its a family tradition to try and fool the ones the ones we love. Some years I come up with something really eleborate for friends and family and some years I try to keep it simple.

The simple things I like because they really COULD have happened. The one that I really like that has been used in our family for three generations is the old "Look outside - its snowing!".....


Mommy Dearest


Madlyn PrimoffFrom the files of “You’ve got to be Kidding” comes one of those stories that is both shocking and unthinkable.

Usually, it's an empty threat: "If you kids don't stop fighting, I'm going to stop this car right now and leave you here!" But a mother from an upper-crust New York suburb went through with it, ordering her battling 10- and 12-year-old daughters out of her car in White Plains' business district and driving off.....


Enterprising Moms 3rd Annual Business Conference


MegaphoneEnterprising Moms Network is pleased to present the Third Annual Business Conference happening on June 13th from 11-5pm at the River Rock Casino in Richmond.

This year's theme is "Get the Word Out!" which is all about ways to promote and "get the word out" about your small business....


Happy Easter!


Easter BunnySo are you ready for the great Easter egg hunt from the Easter Bunny?

Last week, like many other parents, I headed out to the mall in search of chocolate eggs, bunnies and candy.

It seems like every second month I am buying chocolates and/or candy! Case in point - Oct - Halloween candies, Dec - Christmas chocolates, Feb - Valentine candy (this was more than any other holiday so far celebrated!) and now alas - here is Easter.....


In Praise of Stay at Home Moms


SAHMA recent book came out called "In Praise of Stay at Home Moms" by Dr. Laura Schlessinger. In her latest book, she argues that staying home to raise children is a challenging yet rewarding experience - and more importantly, the right choice for the whole family, even communities.

She writes about women who know in their hearts that staying home to raise their children is the right choice for the whole family. Some do it from the outset of their marriages, while others make the difficult transition from career-driven women to homemakers....

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Afghan Rape Law an Outrage


Afghan women
Photo from Lynsey Addario

What Century are we in?

In Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai, has reportedly signed a law this past week which legalizes rape.

The new Afghan law makes it legal for men to rape their wives.

Human rights groups and some Afghan lawmakers say the law legalizes the rape of a wife by her husband by not allowing her to refuse sex, and prevents women from leaving the house without a man’s permission...

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Twitter Mom


Twitter birdOk - I admit it. I was a tad reluctant to join Twitter. I mean, who cares if I am going out to get a coffee at Starbucks? Do people really feel the need to know that? And vice-versa?

But then I started doing some research, and discovered that its more about making connections - not only reaching the people who are following you - but the people who are also following them.

And it can be really great if you want to get the word out about anything.........