We have to be honest and admit we have never seen or used a Kobo e-reader before, so this is not by any means a review or endorsement of their products. That being said, we still wanted to spread the word about all of the Kobo e-reader choices because there are quite a few and we’ve heard great things about Kobos from fellow mom bloggers. And if the mom in your life likes to read electronically one of these might serve as a great Mother’s Day gift for her. (via Kobo Choices for e-Reading Junkies : Mom Blog Magazine | News & Notes for Mom Bloggers)
It is nearly impossible to stay abreast of sales from your favorite lifestyle and beauty brands unless you click through all of your emails and read through the fliers they send in the mail. And even then, you’re bound to miss one or two sales. And, of course, you’ll miss the really big sale where you can actually afford to buy the dress you’ve been eyeing for four months.
Join us this month as we talk about global world hunger and ways to help children in need. We are partnering with Oxfam America to spread the word about World Food Day on October 16 and the World Food Programme to talk about their new initiative in Bolivia to feed children.
On Friday night I attended the “I Was Here” event at the United Nations headquarters in New York in celebration of World Humanitarian Day that is celebrated every year on August 19. In attendance was Beyonce who filmed the video for her song I Was Here in the UN General Assembly Hall. She donated her video to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Human Affairs to spread the word about World Humanitarian Day in order to reach 1 billion people with the message to help one another on August 19 and beyond. Read more!
Were you like most bloggers at the beginning of the year who drafted carefully laid out plans about how 2012 was going to be your year? How is it going so far? I hope it’s better than ever, but if it’s not here are some easy ways to make up for lost time and get in gear again.
I have been a huge Tracey Clark fan for years. We met virtually about five years ago when mom blogging was new and Club Mom (now Cafe Mom) harnessed leading parenting voices in a community of mother writers. Tracey blogged about her beautiful photography. I blogged about homeschooling, parenting, and whatever else I could drum up. Tracey’s blog was full of photography tips and her gorgeous photos. I loved reading her blog then and have kept up with Tracey’s amazing work through the years. Read more »
Using Your Storytelling Powers for Good Session at EVO
Working with non-profits, whether they are local, national, or global, is quite easy. Many of these organizations are limited and cash-strapped. Any help a blogger can offer them will always be well-received. Do not hesitate to contact non-profits via traditional email or even via social media (especially Twitter) if they are active on the medium.