We're Thrilled to Announce Our First-Ever Community Advisory Board

Community is the heartbeat of the BlogHer conference. It's what makes us more than our individual events. I'm thrilled to introduce the members of the #BlogHer17 Community Advisory Board! ...more
thePositiveMOM_ BlogHer WhollyART Yay! Que bueno que las volveré a ver en el Sunshine State.more

Don't Make These Social Media Mistakes at a Conference

In just a couple of weeks, some of the world’s most influential people will flock to Los Angeles for #BlogHer16. Whenever you get a bunch of social media folks in one place, you can expect to see a lot of tweeting, snapping, and posting. Every moment is an opportunity to get a good picture or video. Since social media is such an integral part of our lives, it can be easy to forget that not everyone uses it in the same way....more

How to Deal With Twitter Drama

If you’re on Twitter, actively tweet, and have an opinion about anything, it’s inevitable that someone will disagree with you. Most folks are decent human beings able to let it go if you don’t end up seeing eye to eye. Every once in a while, though, a relentless tweeter will forget that you are a person they’ve never ever met, and will completely lose their mind 140 characters at a time. ...more

Which Video Livestreaming Platform Is Best for You?

Over the last few years, video has transformed the way that we consume content. Videos used to be special and rare, only created by the digital peeps who could afford the fancy equipment and who had the extra hours that it took to edit and upload their work. Thanks to livestreaming and the integration of video function on popular social networks, it’s easier than ever for anyone to share their lives, experiences, and expertise via video....more
Facebook Live would be perfect for you, Tiffany!more

What Should You Share on Facebook?

When it comes to social networks, Facebook is the one that people love to hate. Most folks couldn’t imagine living without their personal page if even for a few hours. It’s how we all stay connected to our family and friends, get the latest news: Let's face it, Facebook pretty much functions as a virtual town hall. There’s always something happening on Facebook. ...more
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Be Good to Others This Holiday Season

It's here. Christmas season has kicked off and we're just about to blast off. I wanted to take a break from our regularly scheduled egg nog, turkey, family movies, Christmas carols, candy canes, snowman, hot cocoa and all of the other wonderful things about this time of the year, to encourage all of us to be aware, to show empathy, and to be kind to the people around us....more

The Power of Prayer in Marriage

What I discovered about praying for my marriage is that I just needed to do it, and I needed to do it often. All it takes is a simple, "Father, protect him", or "Father, help me to be more patient" to make a change. In the movie "War Room", wife Elizabeth Jordan learns the power of prayer in marriage, just like me....more

Stay Hopeful, Single Mamas

Let Me Fix That For You: A Dramaturge Explains What's Wrong With Patricia Arquette's Speech

In my former life, I was, among many other things, a dramaturge for young playwrights. In theater, a dramaturge is responsible for supporting the work of the playwright by doing research when necessary to ensure the play is historically and culturally correct. My job was to dig beyond the surface of the words to uncover deeper meanings and intentions. ...more
This is a great article!  I too was moved by Patricia and that moment with both Meryl and ...more

Help Your Child Understand Ferguson (And Other Tragedies)

I was six years old when the Philadelphia Police Department dropped a bomb on a house in a residential neighborhood in the city. The house was inhabited by members of the group MOVE, a Black liberation organization founded by John Africa. There had been a lot of conflict between MOVE, the community, and the police for a few years. In May of 1985, the conflict escalated, and ended with a bombing and fire that killed 11 people (including children), and destroyed an entire neighborhood. I remember that night vividly. ...more
Thank you for this post :)more