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Get Carded! The @HallmarkPR 7 Day Card Challenge – @247ModernMom Approved!

| July 29, 2013 | 1 Comment
Get Carded! The @HallmarkPR 7 Day Card Challenge – @247ModernMom Approved!

I have a special place in my heart for Hallmark.  I have been a writer for as long as I can remember.  I didn’t always identify myself as a writer.  I just wrote.  When someone has so much feeling and is at a loss for words, there is nothing more beautiful than personally being able […]

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@StepMomSpeaks – Author Barbara Goldberg Tells All #247ModernMom #Stepfamilies

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
@StepMomSpeaks – Author Barbara Goldberg Tells All #247ModernMom #Stepfamilies

Barb Goldberg is not evil, but she is wickedly funny.  And having a great sense of humor, according to the author of The Evil Stepmother Speaks: A Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh, should be a pre-requisite for prospective step parents. After all, she explains, when it isn’t happening to you, it […]

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Top Ten Reasons I Hate Girls with Pretty Hair – For Pretty Girls Stuck in a Frizzy Funk

| June 18, 2013 | 2 Comments
Top Ten Reasons I Hate Girls with Pretty Hair – For Pretty Girls Stuck in a Frizzy Funk

  10.  They don’t need a second job to afford the necessary quantity of conditioner and product required simply to get the brush through their mane. Most days I use a 1/2 bottle of inexpensive conditioner after washing my hair just to be able to get the brush through it.  This seems unbelievable to Pretty […]

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By @247ModernMom “Abort Mission: The Journey of a Prisoner at War With Herself and The Battle That Gave Her the Freedom to Cease Fire”

| March 27, 2013 | 14 Comments
By @247ModernMom “Abort Mission:  The Journey of a Prisoner at War With Herself and The Battle That Gave Her the Freedom to Cease Fire”

“I am a LOSER!  I am less than nothing.  The only reason I can figure that God put me on this earth is to show the winners an example of what could have been, if they had been put on earth to define worthless, like me.”  ~Alicia Gonzalez (Sometime, long ago) At some point, early […]

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By @ideabloke “Curve Ball – Master Life’s Hardest Transitions”

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
By @ideabloke “Curve Ball – Master Life’s Hardest Transitions”

There are few things in life that capture our attention so forcefully than an unexpected transition.  Now to be fair, life transitions and changes can be wonderful things, especially when they’re part of our master life plan.  Transitions are part of life and indicate growth.  These can include graduations, promotions, bar mitzvahs, etc., and are […]

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By @PeggyHarperLee “Teach Your Child to Love Herself”

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
By @PeggyHarperLee “Teach Your Child to Love Herself”

The top 5 tips to teach your child to love herself Valentine’s Day today is all about romantic love, a concept enthusiastically supported by greeting card companies, florists, and restaurants. By all means, give a card and go with your sweetheart to dinner. After all, one of the best things you can do for your […]

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By @JoaniPlenty “5 Ways to Love Your 40s”

| February 14, 2013 | 1 Comment
By @JoaniPlenty “5 Ways to Love Your 40s”

1).  Be nostalgic. Do not allow your big hair pictures of the past to get you down.  Instead, think of the good times and reflect on how far you have come. 2).  Forgive. Sometimes, when we look back on our lives, we may feel regret.  Regret for things we have done and regret for the […]

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