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The Dress and Social Media

You know what dress we’re talking about – the one that in reality is blue and black but looks white and gold under certain lighting. The question of its color went viral after a photo of it appeared on Tumblr last week. After only two days, Facebook was alive with the controversy and over 11 million tweets had been made arguing about the true shades of the two-tone dress. But the important question isn’t actually what color the dress is. If it were, the scientific explanation for the discrepancy in … Continue reading

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More About Ultimate Blog Party 2010

OK, I really did try to be a part of the Ultimate Blog Party 2010, but there were so many mommy blogs to visit and too many tweets to follow on Twitter. I’m afraid I got lost in the shuffle. This happened before – in 2003. We shared our experience in ‘Technology Run Amok,’ a newsletter you can read in the Library on our website, www.HerMentorCenter.com. Long story short, we got caught up in the great technological abyss and the frustration we felt then was much the same as today. … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Nation

Yesterday First Lady of California, Maria Shriver, spoke about ‘A Woman’s Nation’ on Meet the Press. According to this new report, close to 50% of women – compared to less than 30% in 1950 – are in the work force and 2/3 of mothers are breadwinners or co-breadwinners. With this growing dynamic in our society, the question at round tables and kitchen tables becomes: how do we relieve the stress on families? This is the quintessential Sandwich Generation issue. As you well know, women have been struggling for years, trying … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin: Star Power or Quitter?

Sarah Palin’s star power was evident as the governor of Alaska stepped down yesterday. She left her long-term political plans unclear and refused to address speculation that she would seek a 2012 presidential bid. Is this mystique part of what makes her so appealing? For sure she’s created quite a buzz. Palin did say she’s taking her political battles to a larger if unspecified stage and avoiding an unproductive, lame duck status. “With this decision, now, I will be able to fight even harder for you, for what is right, … Continue reading

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