Category Archives: Blogging

This is what friends are for…

Sometimes it takes a good friend to bring us back to ourselves. I’ve been really quiet on my blog the past year or so and though life has got me quite busy, the silence is not because of my busyness. … Continue reading

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BlogHer Recap: Growing your blog, kissing Piper and talking Scandal with Kerry Washington

I’ve sat down to write this post a few times, but there’s so much to say I’m honestly not sure where to begin. My journalism self demands: Get to the point! And that in itself is hard. I recently went … Continue reading

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Motherhood, Am I Doing This Right?

I’m sitting here at the top floor of my first blogging event in Portland. I was excited to cover the BabyFest Northwest because it was one where they reached out to me, which made me feel like I was starting … Continue reading

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#TBT: I’m Hosting A Throwback Thursday Netflix Giveaway

It’s Thursday. Or in the social media realm, it’s Throwback Thursday. The day where people post photos of themselves from back in the day. It’s the day where your Facebook feed unwillingly belches out mullets, Jheri curls, and overalls that … Continue reading

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She’sWrite is on the #NetFlix Stream Team

I’m excited to announce that She’sWrite has joined the Netflix Stream Team! It’s a blogger network where we write about various parenting-friendly topics including what we’re watching on Netflix. We are certainly a Netflix family. It’s on all our phones, … Continue reading

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Reducing my carbon footprint in one of America’s greenest cities

Portland has well-earned its reputation for being one of the greenest cities in the U.S.  Since moving here, I’m impressed by how pervasive all of the recycling efforts, not to mention an abundance of electric cars and creative ways of … Continue reading

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A New Gig With The Queen Latifah Show

I’ve got exciting news. My lovely subscribers already got the scoop, but I wanted the rest of you to know that I’ve got a new blogging gig and it’s for The Queen Latifah Show. My first piece is in line … Continue reading

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Queen Latifah launches her new TV talk show

What do Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and I have in common? No, I’m not about to make an appearance in a Set It Off sequel. (I don’t even know that there is one.) It’s that we’re all excited for today … Continue reading

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The YouTube video of my #VOTY13 reading at BlogHer

Have you ever heard a recording of yourself talking and then cringed? Wondering, do I really *sound* like that? I think watching yourself on TV is kinda like that. You all know how I was chosen as one of BlogHer’s … Continue reading

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Basking in the afterglow of the #SweetSuite13 party at BlogHer

It’s been a few weeks since I attended the BlogHer conference in Chicago, but I’m still rockin’ that BlogHer afterglow. It’s not only that I haven’t yet stopped smiling from meeting Queen Latifah, but it’s also because of a pretty … Continue reading

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