It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like BLOGMAS

Blogmas 2014

If you were sitting on pins and needles wondering if the Blogmas Awards were going to go the way of the retiring blog conferences, the wait is over. BLOGMAS HAS RETURNED!   In case this is your first experience with Blogmas, let me ‘splain. When I started blogging waaaaaay back in 2009, I had no […]

Blogmas 2013: Don’t Fence Me In

It’s the last day of Blogmas! That’s right. It’s Day Five of Blogmas, where I bring you the best blog posts of 2013 according to you! If this is your first time here, you’ve got some catching up to do. On Monday, I picked my 20 favorite posts from all of the submissions. On Tuesday, […]

Blogmas 2013: Parents are People

Thanks for joining me for Day Four of Blogmas, where I bring you the best blog posts of 2013 according to you! If this is your first time here, you’ve got some catching up to do. On Monday, I picked my 20 favorite posts from all of the submissions. On Tuesday, I gathered up the […]

Blogmas 2013: Gaining Perspective

Thanks for joining me for Day Three of Blogmas, where I bring you the best blog posts of 2013 according to you! If this is your first time here, you’ve got some catching up to do. On Monday, I picked my 20 favorite posts from all of the submissions. On Tuesday, I gathered up the […]

Blogmas 2013: Make ‘Em Laugh

Thanks for joining me for Day Two of Blogmas, where I bring you the best blog posts of 2013 according to you! If you missed yesterday’s post, go catch up. I selected my 20 favorite submissions from the year. (Okay, I selected 19 plus one of my own. Cut me some slack). I’m back with […]

Blogmas 2013: My 20 Favorite Posts

I was overwhelmed by all of the submissions for Blogmas, my own little showcase of your best works. What I like about Blogmas so much is that not only do I get introduced to amazing new posts and blogs, but I get to introduce them to you. And hopefully, you find new writers and blogs to fall […]

Merry Blogmas 2013! Also, Hit Me With Your Best Post

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It’s that time of year when the world falls in love. Every song you hear seems to say “Merry Christmas. May your new year dreams come true.” Those aren’t my words. Those words come straight from Frank Sinatra’s lips to my ears every year when I listen to “The Christmas Waltz,” one of my favorite Christmas songs. […]

Blogmas 2012: It’s About the Writing

I went to a blogging conference last year that included a town hall meeting of sorts. It was a chance to talk about the state of the parenting blogosphere and the issues that were weighing on our minds. As the conversation went deeper and deeper into talk sof monetization and revenue streams, someone stood up […]

Blogmas 2012: Laughter is the Best Medicine (now grab your spoon and take some)

Today, I’m continuing in the Blogmas spirit and finally starting with the first of four days of fan favorites. These are posts nominated by YOU and read and ranked (not really) by me. Why me? Because it’s my blog. As I read each post, I kind of group them into categories. Some are more difficult […]

And now I leave you with some warm, fuzzy holiday thoughts

Trees along Dirt Road with frozen Fog

(Stay tuned for Blogmas 2012!! Coming soon!)  

2011 Top 20 Blogmas Awards: The Best of the Rest

Don’t know what Blogmas is? Check out my original call for posts and my summary of this whole crazy Blogmas roll out this week. Today is the day when you might be saying, “Oh, these are the honorable mention posts. They weren’t good enough for the other days.” Not true, my friend. Not true. There […]