Lying, Cheating and Plagiarism – From This American Life to Mom Blogs, It’s Everywhere

This week on the Blogging Angels podcast we tackled plagiarism – again.  Why? Because last week a twitstorm of epic proportions hit the mom blogging world when a mom blogger and Babble writer, Kristin Ruiz, was exposed as a plagiarist.  She had lifted entire posts from another mom blogger, Amy Storch who writes at Amalah, […]

Remembrance of Careers Past

While packing up our apartment in preparation for our gut renovation we found many old pictures and pieces of children’s art work that made us sigh and go “ooooh, aaahhh.”  But nothing made me take pause as long and reflectively as finding the remnants of the last tech bubble when my husband was deeply immersed […]

The New York Times Strikes Again

So, in case you’re one of those people who skims the whole Sunday Magazine section of the NY Times just to get to the crossword puzzle I’m here to fill you in on an article lighting up the mom blogosphere and Twitter.  Queen of the Mommy Bloggers, an article by Lisa Belkin, a woman whose […]

A (Conference) Room of One’s Own

I’ve been thinking a lot this week about girls – the way they socialize, the way they learn, the way they are taught and the way they are perceived.  We’ve been looking at sleep-away camps for my daughters over the last couple of months and the one thing both of them requested is an all […]

Blogging is Hard.

Really it is.  For the past two weeks my real life has kicked my ass and I’ve watched as day after day my computer has functioned as a giant Twitter stream and email board.  My writing, my real honest to goodness writing has taken a backseat to the whirlwind that swept through the month of […]