September 2010

Mother Power

“We are here.  Use our voices.” Katherine Stone, Post Partum Progress This post is about and for us all, even though it is titled for mothers. Inspired by my participation in the UN Foundation’s Digital Media Lounge last week in partnership with Mashable and the 92 St Y, it is a call to action for […]

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The World’s To Do List: United Nations Week

The energy and story telling are inspiring.  And you don’t have to be in New York.  Live streaming is here http://www.unfoundation.org/global-issues/millennium-development-goals/unweekdml.html.  If you can’t watch the streaming, a special media site has been set up here http://unweekmedia.com/ highlighting all that’s happening through the course of the week. Right now Oxfam are talking about maternal morbidity, […]

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Changing the World, One Mother At A Time

I am a mother.  I am lots of other things but as society continues to discount and undervalue this role, it is easy to get frustrated and not claim it as loudly as I should.  The world talks about how important mothers are.  Yet often mothers are the last ones on the list to be […]

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Time: There’s Never Enough. Or Is There?

The funny thing about time is that it is the great leveler.  It is the one resource everyone has in equal measure.  If course, one’s place on the economic totem pole is a huge determinant of how that time is spent and how many others you have on your team to take on the tasks […]

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Moms Rising and the Custom-Fit Workplace

I am reading a superb book right now called “The Custom-Fit Workplace” – with the tag line “Choose When, Where, and How to Work and Boost Your Bottom Line.”  Enticed? MomsRising.org have sponsored a blog carnival (translation: a whole bunch of bloggers all write about the same topic at the same time and all linking […]

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